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while he moved the Confederate brigades of Jenkins and W. F. H. Lee secretly through the woods in an effort to reach the Unre period of the war. A mounted charge by a regiment of W. F. H. Lee's brigade, was met by a countercharge of the Seventh Mi the Southern flanks and rear, had more than once forced General Lee to detach much-needed troops from his hard-pressed frontotomac in front of Petersburg for the final campaign against Lee. In the Valley Campaign Sheridan's cavalry captured 2556 oes at Appomattox. One more cavalry exploit, the capture of Lee's provision trains by Sheridan, which Grant in his delicacy eridan was to destroy the Danville and South Side railroads, Lee's only avenues of supply; and then either return to the Armyws that two of the Confederate infantry divisions and all of Lee's cavalry failed to push back five brigades of Sheridan's cantercepted the Confederate line of retreat, cut off three of Lee's hard-pressed infantry divisions, and made possible the sur
erate army and Washington, the capture of which might have meant foreign intervention. No war of modern times has produced so many able cavalry leaders as the so-called War of Secession. Sheridan, Stuart, Buford, Gregg, Wilson, Merritt, Fitz Lee, Pleasonton, Hampton, Lomax, Butler, Wheeler, Custer, Forrest, Grierson, Morgan, Kilpatrick, and others, have written their names on the roll of fame in letters of fire alongside those of Seydlitz and Ziethen of the Old World. Of the group mentio true to the life, are here presented. More or less personal sketches of famous Cavalry leaders will be found in other chapters of this volume and in the volume to be devoted to biography. General Philip Sheridan with General Sheridan in Lee's last campaign. By a staff officer. (Philadelphia) J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1866. The general is short in stature — below the medium — with nothing superfluous about him, square shouldered, muscular, wiry to the last degree, and as nearly ins<