#OnThisDay 1865 At the Battle of Sailor’s Creek, Irish-American Maj Gen Philip Sheridan captured 1/4 of General Robert E. Lee’s Army, including six generals (& son). The restructured Irish Brigade took part in the battle too. Lee surrendered three days later.
The Battle of Sailors Creek 1865
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Hi, I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now. I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in. Hope you enjoy. View all posts by theirishatwar