Sheridan's Valley Campaign timeline

  • Battle of Guard Hill

    Description: Kershaw’s infantry division and Fitzhugh Lee’s cavalry, under overall command of Lt. Gen. Richard Anderson (Army of Northern Virginia,... Read more

  • Battle of Summit Point

    Description:As Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan concentrated his army near Charles Town, Lt. Gen. Jubal Early and Maj. Gen. Richard Anderson attacked the... Read more

  • Battle of Smithfield Crossing

    Description: On August 29, two Confederate infantry divisions crossed Opequon Creek at Smithfield and forced back Merritt’s Union cavalry division... Read more

  • Battle of Berryville

    Description: Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan’s divisions marched south from Halltown, reaching Berryville on September 3. Happening upon elements of... Read more

  • Battle of Opqueon - also known as Third Winchester

    Description:After Kershaw’s division left Winchester to rejoin Lee’s army at Petersburg, Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early renewed his raids on the B&O... Read more

  • Battle of Fisher's Hill

    Description: Early’s army, bloodied by its defeat at Opequon (Third Winchester) on September 19, took up a strong defensive position at Fisher’s... Read more

  • Battle of Tom's Brook

    County: Shenandoah, VA General Location: Valley Pike (US11) at Tom's Brook and Jordon Run, I-81, Back Road (rte. 623) at Tom's Brook. Size of... Read more

  • Battle of Cedar Creek

    Description: At dawn, October 19, 1864, the Confederate Army of the Valley under Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early surprised the Federal army at Cedar Creek... Read more