The Battle of Yellow Tavern was fought on May 11, 1864, at a vital
crossroads in Henrico County,
only six miles north of the Confederate capital of Richmond during the American Civil War (1861–1865). Part of Union
general-in-chief Ulysses S.
Campaign in the spring of 1864, the cavalry battle resulted from Philip H. Sheridan's quest to
track down the famous Confederate trooper J. E. B. Stuart and "whip" him. Stuart, like Robert E. Lee. . .
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