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CEDAR CREEK

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 595 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CEDAR CREEK, a small branch of the North Fork of the Shenandoah river, Virginia, U.S.A. It is known in American history as the scene of a memorable battle, which took place on the loth of October 1864, between the Union army under Major-General P. H. Sheridan and the Confederates under Lieut.-General J. A. Early. (See SHENANDOAH VALLEY CAMPAIGNS.)
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