Full Name: Phillip Henry Sheridan |
Born: March 6, 1831
Place of Birth: Albany, New York
North or South: North
Other Professions: Frontier Duty, Indian Fighter, Army service, commanded in the Military Division of the Gulf, commanded Fifth Military District, succeeded Sherman as commander-in-chief, author.
War Service Highlights: He commanded Cavalry of Army of the Potomac in Overland campaign.
Died: August 5, 1888
Place of Death: Nosquitt, Massachusetts
Interesting Facts: His wife loved him so much that when he died she said "I would rather be the widow of Phil Sheridan than the wife of any man living."