Federal forces attack strong Confederate defenses on James Island, and cause a general to be removed from command.
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Federals Advance on Charleston
Henry W. Benham plans to attack Confederate positions on James Island, south of Charleston, in violation of orders from his superior.
The Battle of Sayler’s Creek
April 6, 1865 – General Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia sustained its worst defeat of the war while trying to elude Federal
The Battle of Cedar Creek
October 19, 1864 – Lieutenant General Jubal Early’s Confederates launched one more desperate attack against Major General Philip Sheridan’s numerically superior but unsuspecting Federal army
The Shenandoah Valley: Early Plans to Attack
October 18, 1864 – Major General Philip Sheridan went to attend a conference in Washington, while Lieutenant General Jubal Early’s Confederates prepared to launch a
The Battle of Fisher’s Hill
September 22, 1864 – After defeating the Confederate Army of the Valley at Winchester, Major General Philip Sheridan’s Federals pursued the enemy to a strong