Friday, February 6, 2015

Death of Phil Sheridan in 1888-- Part 1

From the Chicago Tribune.

Philip Sheridan died August 5, 1888.

"GEM. SHERIDAN IS DEAD

UNEXPECTEDLY CALLED AWAY AT 10 O'CLOCK LAST NIGHT

When the Doctors Were Full of Hope that Complete Recovery Was Possible Heart Failure Set In and the Usual Remedies Resorted To Proved Unavailing--The End Peaceful and Painless--The Gallant General's Last Hours--A Sketch of His Life and Deeds."

--Old Secesh

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