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Civil War Period Image (CDV) of General Philip Sheridan

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This is another unique item being offered, it is a gem-size CDV image of General Philip H. Sheridan. It is the typical size of 2 ½” x 4” with an embossed Victorian design with stars surrounding Sheridan in uniform. The backmark states “Salisbury, Bro. & Co., Gold and Gold Plated Jewelry, also, Carte de Visite of all noted Persons. Trade List Sent Free, Providence, R.I.”

Philip Henry Sheridan (1831-88) was an aggressive Union general during the Civil War. He demonstrated his capacity for command during assignments on the U.S. frontier and in early Civil War operations. When General Ulysses S. Grant assumed command of all Union armies in early 1864, he chose Sheridan as his new cavalry commander.

Sheridan’s successful Shenandoah Valley Campaign in 1864 crushed Confederate General Jubal Early’s cavalry while destroying much of the South’s food supply. Sheridan was instrumental in General Robert E. Lee’s withdrawal from Petersburg, Virginia, after which Lee would soon surrender to Grant in April 1865 and effectively end the war. (Free shipping)

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