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FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. DEATH OF GENERAL SHERIDAN. [" RGVTZR*S TRLBOUM.) NEW YORK. MONDAY. GtasrtI Sheridan died at his country residence, Jfooqult, Massachusetts, last night. During ysster- j»tiay he became -stl. At about h.If-p-t i.o Mo the eveniog symptoms of failure of the b.art' action sddely app..red, and the ramedlet which bad hitherto proved successful were vainly applied. tThe genera! sank rapidly, and expired painlessly at r ten o'clock, l- Philip Henry Sheridan wi< born in Somerset, VCbio, oo tlte 8111 of March, 1831. lie graduated at l tho Military Academy at West Point in 1853, and on trontier duty in Texas for nearly two [year*. On the outbreak of the civil war Sheridan was appointed quartermaster of the Army of •South'Weitern Missouri, and In April, 186?, chief ^ijiururmaater of the Western Division. In July, 1862, he. put In command of the 11th Division t the Army of Ohio. He commanded a division n the Army of the Cumberland; and at the Battle Ipf Stone River, 3ht of December, 1862, eavsd the fkrray from rcut by Ills stubburn resistance. For Jhis gallant conduct he was promoted to ,1 *» Ma<>r-Oeoeral of Volunteers. In April, '1. a w,?. called w the Army of the tJ>otowao by Oeneral Grant, put In command not" the cavalry corps, and within the montheof ar, June, and July w- successfully e.ggd in igtit?on d'sUnct actions. On the 4th of A. u t, 8&4, he %,is put in coi?mand of tho Army "I tah. I;il:d soon after of the Middle Military •Divisiou, where ha gained several ??iiccess" over cn"r,,1 Early, for which ho was made a briyadier- weneral of the United States Army, and io ovcmber following was made major-general. Be r j "i."j Oeneral Grant's hi my at City Point, ? he. c. ?ie started, I"rdl 25, 1565, to t?,k,, the final blow sfor t40 overthrow ot Ooneral Lee's Army of {Northern Virginia. ll?? fought the Battle of ,Iiinwiddis Court-hou? ? tho 3hl of March, land that of Five F.,kN which ..c".?ttd fcj^ee's evacuation of Richmond and Petersburg Jcu the 101 )( A¡ml; and as the Army t of Northern Virginia 6ùJ he attacked and liaramd rthem.and compelled their eurrend?r at Appomt!ox Coun-hou'ij, ".ti?e 9th of April, 133o. "entral t.n;t}¡"tlr:nt important ^appointments, aud on the retirement of 4oneral ?'btrmM. m ?btu?ty. 1884. h. u,,z?.d.d to the ^command "f (be Army,with headquarleu"t W.a". ?nt;ton.U?n«ta.tShtr?<tn!e?teri?mty)iUoMtY jlajc, and trorn that time o ho pes were entertained ) f:i:I:C)r;: On the 2.1 f June an Act of Congress w? pUlled formerly creating Sheridai? (ieueral and Chi.f Commander of the United 6t^tes ?Army, a p.-t -1-?cl? h"a to be Ailed by *'P<c" *JkCt of Congress.

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