Stonemans raid in virginia 1865 for many confederate citizens in southwest virginia union general george stonemans 1865 raid was the most terrifying experience of the civil war in their immediate vicinity stoneman and four thousand cavalry troopers set out from knoxville tennessee in march 1865 to attack confederate infrastructure . The answer is that the stoneman raid of 1865 helped to eliminate many of the remaining sources of war materiel such as saltpeter etc that was its primary purpose it was also intended to help to damage civilian morale and in that it succeeded my good friend chris hartley spent many years . It was march 21 1865 when he finally learned that the raid stonemans 1865 raid had begun grant had been pushing major general george stoneman to get started for two months bad weather and difficulties in gathering men weapons and horses had delayed it forcing changes to the raids mission. Stonemans raid 1865 pfafftown nc 346 likes in the spring of 1865 federal maj gen george stoneman led a cavalry raid deep into the confederacy
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