Berryville Virginia September 3-4, 1864

[b]Name:[/b] Berryville
[b]Other Names:[/b] None
[b]Location:[/b] Clarke County
[b]Campaign:[/b] Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign (August-December 1864)
[b]Date(s):[/b] 3-4 September 1864
[b]Principal Commanders:[/b] Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan [United States]; Lt. Gen. Jubal Early [Confederate States]
[b]Forces Engaged:[/b] Corps
[b]Estimated Casualties:[/b] 500 total
[b]Description:[/b] Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan’s divisions marched south from Halltown, reaching Berryville on September 3. Happening upon elements of Brig. Gen. George Crook’s corps going into camp, Maj. Gen. R.H. Anderson’s (Kershaw’s) division attacked with limited results. During the night, Early brought up his entire army but by daylight found Sheridan’s position too strongly entrenched to assault. General Early withdrew after dark behind Opequon Creek.

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