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Five Forks,

crossroads near Dinwiddie Courthouse, SW of Petersburg, Va. The last important battle of the Civil War was fought there on Apr. 1, 1865. Philip H. SheridanSheridan, Philip Henry,
1831–88, Union general in the American Civil War, b. Albany, N.Y. Although not a brilliant general, Sheridan's flair for leadership and his ready fighting ability made him the outstanding Union cavalry commander.
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, leading his own and Gouverneur K. Warren's corps, decisively defeated the Confederates under Pickett. The victory led to the fall of PetersburgPetersburg,
city (1990 pop. 38,386), politically independent and in no county, SE Va., on the Appomattox River; inc. 1850. A port of entry and an important tobacco market, it has industries producing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, furniture, structural steel, lumber, paper goods,
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, the capture of Richmond, and the surrender of Lee's army at Appomattox Court House.
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The Five Forks project is located in Warren County, about 60 miles northeast of Raleigh.
The Five Forks project is located in Warren County, N.C., about 60 miles northeast of Raleigh, North Carolina.
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McCarthy presents readers with a comprehensive examination of the US Civil War Battle of Five Forks and its considerable aftermath in the courts and in public opinion of the time.
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One Sunday last year my wife and I drove through southeastern Virginia and happened upon the Five Forks battlefield, a new unit in the National Park Service's extensive chain of Civil War historic sites.
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It resulted from the cumulative effect of several actions, including at least the battles of Fort Stedman (25 March 1865), Five Forks (30 March to 1 April 1865), and the actual breakthrough (which does not have a formal name).