Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fisher's Hill” in chapter 27 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...for Torbert's failure.
No doubt, Wickham's position near Milford was a strong one, but Torbert ought to have made a fight.
Had he been defeated in this, his withdrawal then to await the result at Fisher's Hill would have been justified, but it does not appear that he made any serious effort at all to dislodge the Confederate cavalry: his impotent attempt not only chagrined me very much, but occasioned much...
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