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Today in the Petersburg Campaign: September 4, 1864

September 4, 1864

Skirmish at Berryville, VA, as Lieut. Gen. Jubal Early, CSA, pulls his forces back up the Shenandoah Valley, with Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan, USA, in hot pursuit.

Maj. Gen. John Gibbon, USA, is in temporary command of the 18th US Army Corps, the Petersburg, VA, siege lines, the Richmond, 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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