Tag: philip h. sheridan
DEBATE: Was Sheridan Justified in Relieving Warren at Five Forks?
Over at the Siege of Petersburg Online today, the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Five Forks, James F. Epperson and I (Brett Schulte) debate the following question: Was Sheridan’s relief of Warren at Five Forks justified? For those of you unfamiliar with this particular controversy, I’ll try not to take my side in the […]
Sheridan’s Ride…The Other One
Mention “Sheridan’s Ride” to a Civil War buff and they’ll inevitably think of Sheridan furiously riding the ten miles back to his retreating army at the Battle of Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864, rallying his army and saving the day. It’s what I thought of when I ran across a poem entitled “Sheridan’s Ride” […]
G. K. Warren’s Downfall: How the Battles of Quaker Road and White Oak Road Cost Warren His Job
Editor’s Note: This blog entry was originally published earlier today at Beyond the Crater: The Petersburg Campaign Online and has been crossposted at TOCWOC – A Civil War Blog. I recently posted an American Civil War miniatures wargaming scenario on the Battle of Quaker Road from the Charge! wargaming newsletter as well as Gettysburg hero […]