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21067 Maj. General Philip Sheridan CDV of the
Cavalryman. 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.
Back marked E Anthony with a period sticker
pasted over another back mark. $200