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Gen. Joseph Wheeler

Confederate cavalry attacking the city was Parthenia Leila Ellis’s first thought when the sounds of battle awakened her the night the Rebels drove in the pickets at Fort Sanders. The cavalry was commanded by Gen. Joseph Wheeler of Georgia who … Continue reading

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