Philip Sheridan on US Grant

Philip Sheridan on US Grant

General Philip Sheridan, who preferred Indians dead.

General Philip Sheridan, who preferred Indians dead.

Philip Sheridan (1831-1888) used brutal 'scorched earth' tactics on the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, but later became a strong supporter of Yellowstone National Park; he was made General of the Army shortly before his death

The Civil War warriors: Fascinating photographs of the Union generals who kept the U.S. together 150 years ago

Philip Sheridan (1831-1888) used brutal 'scorched earth' tactics on the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, but later became a strong supporter of Yellowstone National Park; he was made General of the Army shortly before his death

J.E.B. Stuart fought his final battle on the outskirts of Richmond on May 11, 1864.  The Confederate cavalry was working feverishly to deny Gen. Philip Sheridan's Federal horsemen from gaining entry into the Confederate capital.  Stuart's men were able to check the Yankee advance but at a terrible cost.  The Confederate cavalry chief was shot by a dismounted Michigan trooper with a pistol, and the wound proved fatal.  He died the day after the battle, May 12, 1864. When General Lee received…

J.E.B. Stuart fought his final battle on the outskirts of Richmond on May 11, 1864. The Confederate cavalry was working feverishly to deny Gen. Philip Sheridan's Federal horsemen from gaining entry into the Confederate capital. Stuart's men were able to check the Yankee advance but at a terrible cost. The Confederate cavalry chief was shot by a dismounted Michigan trooper with a pistol, and the wound proved fatal. He died the day after the battle, May 12, 1864. When General Lee received…

Generals Wesley Merritt, Philip Sheridan, George Crook, James William Forsyth,   and George Armstrong Custer  around a table examining a document.

Generals Wesley Merritt, Philip Sheridan, George Crook, James William Forsyth, and George Armstrong Custer around a table examining a document.

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.

Candid photograph of General of the Army, Philip Sheridan, and his friend Major General James Forsyth, sitting on a back porch

Candid photograph of General of the Army, Philip Sheridan, and his friend Major General James Forsyth, sitting on a back porch

Maj. Gen. Phil Sheridan - Battle of Fisher's Hill, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia on Setember 22, 1864

Maj. Gen. Phil Sheridan - Battle of Fisher's Hill, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia on Setember 22, 1864

Vintage Civil War Print of General Philip Sheridan Canvas Art - John ParrotStocktrek Images (25 x 32)

Vintage Civil War Print of General Philip Sheridan Canvas Art - John ParrotStocktrek Images (25 x 32)

History of General Philip Henry Sheridan, Civil War Hero and Indian Fighter

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