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Glory enough for all : Sheridan's second raid and the Battle of Trevilian Station

Author: Eric J Wittenberg
Publisher: Washington, DC : Brassey's, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Glory Enough for All chronicles the battle that resulted when Confederate cavalry pursued and caught their Federal foes at Trevilian Station, Virginia." "Eric J. Wittenberg tells the stories of the men who fought there, including eight Medal of Honor winners and one Confederate whose death at Trevilian Station made him the third of three brothers to die in the service of Company A of the 4th Virginia Cavalry. It
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Wittenberg, Eric J., 1961-
Glory enough for all.
Washington, DC : Brassey's, ©2001
(OCoLC)606551684
Named Person: Philip Henry Sheridan; Philip Henry Sheridan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric J Wittenberg
ISBN: 1574883534 9781574883534
OCLC Number: 45784301
Description: xxiii, 391 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Union and Confederate Cavalry Forces and the Strategy Underlying the June 1864 Trevilian Raid 1 --
2 Road to Trevilian Station 37 --
3 First Shots: Torbert and Butler Open the Action 69 --
4 Custer's First Last Stand: The Fight for Hampton's Wagons 97 --
5 Union Breakthrough along the Railroad 133 --
6 A Long Night on the Battlefield and a Morning of Destruction along the Virginia Central Railroad 167 --
7 Sheridan Is Repulsed at the Bloody Angle: The Second Day of the Battle of Trevilian Station 183 --
8 Sheridan's Retreat to White House Landing from Trevilian Station 215 --
9 March from White House Landing to the James River 249 --
10 Battle of Samaria Church and the End of the Trevilian Raid 263 --
11 An Assessment of the Trevilian Raid and the Battle of Trevilian Station 301 --
Appendix A Order of the Battle 331 --
Appendix B Union Strengths and Losses at the Battle of Trevilian Station, June 11, 1864 337 --
Appendix C Union Strengths and Losses at the Battle of Trevilian Station, June 12, 1864 341 --
Appendix D Confederate Strengths and Losses at the Battle of Trevilian Station 343.
Responsibility: Eric J. Wittenberg ; foreword by Gordon C. Rhea.

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This is the story of the Civil War cavalry battle that took place at Trevilian Station, Virginia in June 1864, as well as the ordeal of Sheridan's second cavalry raid. The study features appendices  Read more...

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