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It was after this that the joke was made that cannon sent from Richmond to the Shenandoah valley were marked P. H. Sheridan, care of General Early. Early wrote to Lee, the fact is, that the enemy's cavalry is so much superior to ours, both in numbers and equipment ... that it is impossible for ours to compete with it. This was i fighting lasted less than an hour; but it has always been regarded as the greatest mistake of the war on the Union side. It was as useless and almost as costly as Lee's attack upon Meade's centre at Gettysburg. But we do not read that any of Grant's lieutenants protested against it, as Longstreet protested against the attack on ments been made and had the troops at hand been put in, with even the lowest degree of vigor, noon of that day must have seen Petersburg in our power and a third of Lee's army lopped off at a blow.... Had the division assigned to the assault been properly led, it could have gone straight to the crest which overlooked the enemy's wo