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Today in the Petersburg Campaign: May 26, 1864

May 26, 1864

The Lynchburg, VA, Campaign. 5/26-6/29/1864

The Union forces, under Maj. Gen. David Hunter, USA, advance from Strasburg and Cedar Creek toward Lynchburg, VA, and vicinity, and will be opposed by Brig. Gen. William E. “Grumble” Jones.

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