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Today in the Petersburg Campaign: September 16, 1864

September 16, 1864

The affair at Coggins’ Point (16th) and the pursuit of the Confederates, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.

Skirmishes at Snicker’s Gap, VA, the Shenandoah Valley, VA, Campaign.

Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, USA, travels to Charlestown, WV, to meet with Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, USA, to discuss a Union offensive against Lieut. Gen. Jubal Early, CSA, whose army has been depleted with the reinforcement of Gen. Robert E. Lee, CSA, at Petersburg, 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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