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The Battle of Cedar Creek - 150th

By: Craig Shipp

TheBattle of Cedar Creek, orBattle of Belle Grove, fought October 19, 1864

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TheBattle of Cedar Creek, orBattle of Belle Grove, fought October 19, 1864, was the culminating battle of theValley Campaigns of 1864during theAmerican Civil War.ConfederateLt. Gen.Jubal Earlylaunched a surprise attack against the encamped army ofUnionMaj. Gen.Philip Sheridan, acrossCedar Creek, northeast ofStrasburg, Virginia. During the morning fighting, seven Union infantry divisions were forced to fall back and lost numerous prisoners and cannons. Early failed to continue his attack north ofMiddletown, and Sheridan, dramatically riding to the battlefield fromWinchester, was able to rally his troops to hold a new defensive line. A Union counterattack that afternoon routed Early's army.

At the conclusion of this battle, the final Confederate invasion of the North was effectively ended. The Confederacy was never again able to threatenWashington, D.C.through theShenandoah Valley, nor protect one of its key economic bases in Virginia. The stunning Union victory aided the reelection ofAbraham Lincolnand won Sheridan lasting fame. more

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