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19092  Maj. General Philip Sheridan  Engraved
CDV of the career Army officer and Union
general in the Civil War.  He was known for his
close association with General-in-chief Ulysses S.
Grant.  In 1864 he defeated Confederate forces
under General Jubal Early in the Shenandoah
Valley and his destruction of the economic
infrastructure of the Valley, called “The
Burning” by residents, was one of the first uses of
scorched earth tactics in the war.  In 1865 his
cavalry pursued General Robert E. Lee and was
instrumental in forcing his surrender at
Appomattox. No backmark. $50