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Old 18 Mar 14, 09:36
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Originally Posted by FluffyBunnyFeet
At the Battle of Travilion station He saved the entire Western flank of the army under Sheridan that was caught off guard and was being rolled up by Jubal Early
Given that Jubal Early wasn't even at the battle, and neither was Robert E. Lee (I suspect someone skimmed Wikipedia and thought Fitz Lee was Robert), and that Custer wasn't on the western flank, this seems indicative of your level of knowledge here. In fact, let me quote you Eric Wittenberg, the leading historian of the battle and on cavalry in the eastern theatre, on Custer and Trevilian Station.

http://www.armchairgeneral.com/forum...on#post2271157

http://www.armchairgeneral.com/forum...on#post1689041

Far from saving anyone from being rolled up by troops that weren't present (the rest of Sheridan's force was making forward progress and doing reasonably well, actually) Custer got himself surrounded through sheer pigheadedness (mostly by troops that had not previously engaged under Fitz Lee and Rosser) and had to be rescued by other Union cavalry forces. The allegedly historical content of your posts is nothing more than pure fantasy.
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