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Today In The Petersburg Campaign

August 19, 1864

Lieut. Gen. A. P. Hill, CSA, attacks the Union forces on the Weldon Railroad, capturing 2,500 and pushing the Federals back, but not away from the railroad, a vital Confederate link.

Skirmish at Berryville, VA, with Lieut. Gen. Jubal Early, CSA, the Shenandoah Valley, VA, Campaign.

Skirmish near Opequon Creek, on the Berryville and Winchester Pike, VA, with Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, USA, the Shenandoah Valley, VA, Campaign.

Note: All "Today In The Petersburg Campaign" blog entries are used with permission from Ronald A. Mosocco's Chronological Tracking of the American Civil War per the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion. Order the book HERE.

Copyright © 1993, 1994 by Ronald A. Mosocco


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