073 Virginia Civil War Battle Berryville Shenandoah Valley Campaign
   

Berryville
Civil War in Virginia


American Civil War
September 3-4, 1864

US Major General Philip Sheridan's divisions marched south from Halltown, reaching Berryville on September 3.

Happening upon elements of Brigadier General George Crook's corps going into camp, Major General 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.

Result(s): Inconclusive

Location: Clarke County

Campaign: Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign (August-December 1864) next battle in campaign    previous battle in campaign

Date(s): September 3-4, 1864

Principal Commanders: Major General Philip Sheridan [US]; Lieutenant General Jubal Early [CS]

Forces Engaged: Corps

Estimated Casualties: 500 total

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