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Philip Henry Sheridan (1831–1888)

Sheridan, Philip Henry. A famous American soldier; born in Albany, NY, March 6, 1831; died in Nonquitt, MA, Aug. 5, 1888. He graduated at West Point, July 1, 1853, and rose through a distinguished career of army service during which he became successively major-general, lieutenant-general, and general. He wrote ‘Personal Memoirs,’ published in 2 vols., 1888.