On this day in the Civil War, the Federal army under General Philip Sheridan crushes the Confederate army commanded by General Jubal Early at the Battle of Fisher’s Hill.

Sheridan is quoted as saying, “I do not think there ever was an army so badly beaten”.

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General Philip Sheridan

(Photo Credit: Library of Congress)

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