Created by Tom Horn on 8 Dec 2009, Last Update on 13 Aug 2010

Bailey's Creek - 13 Aug 1864

A Federal assault failed against a smaller defensive force. However, the operation had compelled General Lee to detach forces from Petersburg and Bermuda Hundred to deal with the Union advance, preventing from reinforcing Early in the Shenandoah Valley.

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Tags : Virginia,Land,Combat

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