Battle of Sailor's Creek

About This Place

On April 6 at Sailor’s Creek, nearly one fourth of the retreating Confederate army was cut off by Sheridan’s Cavalry and elements of the II and VI Corps. This action was considered the death knell of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.

Location

State VA
Latitude 37.30281638
Longitude -78.2284551

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