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Title: Cavalry Battle at Yellow Tavern

Description: The massive cavalry battle at Yellow Tavern, Virginia, May 11, 1864, where Union cavalry General Philip H. Sheridan (AKA: Little Phil; March 6, 1831-August 5, 1888) led more than 10,000 Federal troopers with thirty-two artillery pieces in a raid behind Lee's army in an attempt to disrupt Lee's supply lines by destroying railroad tracks and supplies, while distracting Lee by threatening nearby Richmond, and chiefly to destroy the Confederate cavalry led by Major General J.E.B. Stuart (James Ewell Brown Stuart; Jeb; February 6, 1833-May 12, 1864); Stuart's 4,500 cavalry clashed with Sheridan's force at a deserted inn called Yellow Tavern six miles north of Richmond; in a fierce three-hour battle, Stuart leading his 1st Virginia Cavalry in a charge that pushed the Union troopers back from a hilltop with Stuart riding through the Federal midst shouting encouragement to his men; at that moment, John A. Huff, a 48-year-old Union private and sharpshooter (Sheridan's men were armed with the new Spencer repeating carbines), who was on foot and retreating, turned and, from a distance of about ten feet, fired at Stuart with a .44-caliber pistol, mortally wounding him (Stuart died the next day in Richmond); Sheridan's raid, in addition to destroying considerable Rebel railroad track and supplies, rescued more than 400 Union soldiers captured in the Wilderness and killed or wounded more than 300 of Stuart's troopers, while suffering 625 casualties;

Category: American Civil War

Keywords: American Civil War, Battle of Yellow Tavern (May 11, 1864), battlefields, battlegrounds, Confederate cavalry, horses, swords, troopers, Union cavalry, War Against the South: War Between the States, War for the South, War for the Southern Confederacy, War for the Union, War of the Rebellion.

Orientation: Landscape

Dimensions: 2400 x 1698 (4.08 MPixels) (1.41)

Print Size: 20.3 x 14.4 cm; 8.0 x 5.7 inches

File Size: 11.69 MB (12,256,898 Bytes)

Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi

Color Depth: 16.7 million (24 BitsPerPixel)

Compression: None

Image Number: 0000375493

Source: Jay Robert Nash Collection

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