Trevilian Station

Here’s Eric Wittenberg on the Battle of Trevilian Station at the First Annual Emerging Civil War conference.

I agree with him completely that Alfred T. A. Torbert was chosen, at least in part, because Sheridan wanted to transform the cavalry to use more infantry tactics.  I think Eric has that, along with the rest of his talk, exactly right.


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