Battle of Trevilian Station

Eric Wittenberg talked about the Battle of Trevilian Station, which took place in Virginia on June 11 and 12, 1864. Wittenberg explained how Union… read more

Eric Wittenberg talked about the Battle of Trevilian Station, which took place in Virginia on June 11 and 12, 1864. Wittenberg explained how Union General Ulyssess S. Grant decided to send cavalry commander Philip Sheridan on a raid to destroy major Confederate railroad junctions. He also described the decisions Sheridan and his Confederate counterpart Wade Hampton made and how those choices led to the decisive Confederate victory. This event was part of symposium hosted by the “Emerging Civil War” blog. close

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320889-4
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 13, 2014 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 22, 2014 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 13, 2014 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 13, 2014 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2014 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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