Today in the Petersburg Campaign: March 11, 1865



in March 1865

March 11, 1865

Federal expedition from Fortress Monroe aboard steamers, into Westmoreland County, VA, with skirmish (Mar. 12) near Warsaw, VA, and with the destruction of all Confederate property of any value.  3/11-13/1865.

Skirmish as Goochland Court-House, VA, as Maj. Gen. Philip Henry Sheridan, USA, threatens Richmond, VA.

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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