Philip Henry Sheridan was a Union general in the American Civil War. His career was noted for his rapid rise to major general and his close association with Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. In 1864, he defeated Confederate forces in the Shenandoah Valley and his destruction of the economic infrastructure of the Valley, called "The Burning" by residents, was one of the first uses of scorched earth tactics in the war.

Philip Henry Sheridan was a Union general in the American Civil War. His career was noted for his rapid rise to major general and his close association with Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. In 1864, he defeated Confederate forces in the Shenandoah Valley and his destruction of the economic infrastructure of the Valley, called "The Burning" by residents, was one of the first uses of scorched earth tactics in the war.

Philip Henry Sheridan (1831-1888) Union cavalry officer in the Civil War; commanded the Army of the Shenandoah, 1864-65. He ravaged and destroyed the Shenandoah Valley that served as a base of supplies and operations for the Confederacy. His units cut off Robert E. Lee's line of retreat at Appomattox Court House, April of 1865, forcing the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, and ending the Civil War.

Philip Henry Sheridan (1831-1888) Union cavalry officer in the Civil War; commanded the Army of the Shenandoah, 1864-65. He ravaged and destroyed the Shenandoah Valley that served as a base of supplies and operations for the Confederacy. His units cut off Robert E. Lee's line of retreat at Appomattox Court House, April of 1865, forcing the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, and ending the Civil War.

My great great great grandfather... civil war major general, philip sheridan

My great great great grandfather... civil war major general, philip sheridan

Reclaiming the Valley: Third Battle of Winchester

Reclaiming the Valley: Third Battle of Winchester

The Third Battle of Winchester (Opequon) was fought September during the American Civil War and saw Union troops win a decisive victory.

American Civil War: General Philip H. Sheridan: Major General Philip H. Sheridan, USA

Little Phil: Major General Philip H. Sheridan

American Civil War: General Philip H. Sheridan: Major General Philip H. Sheridan, USA

"Article 29: assurez-vous toujours que votre adversaire pense que vous en savez plus que vous en savez réellement." Philip Sheridan

"Article 29: assurez-vous toujours que votre adversaire pense que vous en savez plus que vous en savez réellement." Philip Sheridan

This vintage Civil War artwork features General Philip Sheridan. Celebrate Civil War History with this digitally restored vintage poster from The War Is Hell Store.

This vintage Civil War artwork features General Philip Sheridan. Celebrate Civil War History with this digitally restored vintage poster from The War Is Hell Store.

"Les guerres sont gagnées sur les champs d'entrainement, pas sur les champs de bataille." Philip Sheridan

"Les guerres sont gagnées sur les champs d'entrainement, pas sur les champs de bataille." Philip Sheridan

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