Today in the Petersburg Campaign: May 18, 1864


in May 1864

May 18, 1864

Brig. Gen. James Byron Gordon, CSA, dies in Richmond, VA, from his death wounds received on May 12, 1864 at the combat at Meadow Bridge.

Skirmish at City Point, VA, with Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, USA.

Skirmish at Foster’s Plantation, VA, with Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, USA.

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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