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Candid photograph of General of the Army, Philip Sheridan, and his friend Major General James Forsyth, sitting on a back porch

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Union Generals Wesley Merritt, David McMurtrie Gregg, Philip Sheridan, Henry E. Davies, James H. Wilson, & Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert

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from Mail Online

The Civil War warriors: Fascinating photographs of the Union generals who kept the U.S. together 150 years ago

Philip Sheridan "Little Phil" (1831-1888), Union cavalry commander, used brutal 'scorched earth' tactics in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. Later became a strong supporter of Yellowstone National Park and architect of the Indian wars out west; he was made General of the Army shortly before his death

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from Business Insider

Look Into The Eyes Of 14 Notable American Civil War Generals

Union Maj. General Philip Sheridan (1831-1888). Also a big "scorched earth" proponent, Sheridan burned down the Shenandoah Valley much to the dismay of the Rebels. He was also very successful, winning almost every major battle he fought. (West Point - Class of 53)

Union Generals Wesley Merritt, David McMurtrie Gregg, Philip Sheridan, Henry E. Davies, James H. Wilson, & Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert