Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Early” in chapter 16 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 5: Forts and Artillery.:
...mbliss had been killed in an engagement with these troopers near White Oak Branch, seven miles from Richmond, on August 16, 1864.
Early that month Grant heard that reinforcements were being sent to General Early in the Shenandoah for the purpose of threatening Washington.
In order to compel the recall of these troops, and to cause the weakening of the Confederate lines before Petersburg, Hancock took the S...
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