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Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862

James Tyler Kent

Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862

by James Tyler Kent

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill, NC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Gary W. Gallagher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 255 p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22529728M
ISBN 10080782786X

The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of edited by Gary W. Gallagher, University of North Carolina Press, , pages, $ In a conflict replete with drama, few if any campaigns of the American Civil War could claim as many drastic turns of fortune, or as many extremes of wartime experience, as the Shenandoah Valley campaign of "Shenandoah " is a good introduction to a key if confusing campaign in the American Civil War. The text is nicely supplemented with maps, diagrams, period photographs and illustrations and is recommended. Those readers keenly interested in Jackson and the Valley Campaign of can readily find more detailed accounts/5(15).

Shenandoah Valley Stonewall Jackson Outmaneuvers the Union By Clayton and James Donnell, Osprey Publishing His stubborn stand on Henry Hill at First Manassas may have given him a catchy nickname, but it was Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson’s campaign to distract, divert and ultimately defeat three Union forces in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley that brought him international attention. Cedar Creek was a momentous Union victory and marked the end of Sheridan's overwhelmingly successful campaign, which crushed further Confederate resistance in the Shenandoah Valley, and occurred on the eve of the presidential election.

  Happily, Peter Cozzens's new book Shenandoah successfully remedies this deficiency in the Valley Campaign literature. His is a balanced, original treatment that also exceeds all other single-volume histories in both breadth of scope and depth of detail. [Map of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, ]. Summary Shows the area of the Shenandoah Valley including the Blue Ridge Mountains between Staunton and Front Royal, Va. In mid alm troops were placed in the Middle Military Division under General Sheridan.


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[The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of ] will interest both the knowledgeable and casual reader, the dedicated military scholar and the more general reader alike /5(8). Will become a "must-have" for any serious student interested in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of H-Net Reviews A fresh look at the Valley Campaign Provides a fair discussion of the command and operational issues facing both sides by far the best book.

Cited by: 3. This is a detailed book on Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign of It uses sources from both the Northern and Southern which gives it a good balance. It is well researched and tells the full story from Jackson's assignment to the Valley until his men left for Richmond to join Lee's army/5.

Shenandoah Valley campaigns, (July –March ), in the American Civil War, important military campaigns in a four-year struggle for control of the strategic Shenandoah Valley in Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862 book, running roughly north and south between the Blue Ridge and the Allegheny South used the transportation advantages of the valley so effectively that it often became the “valley of.

I picked this up after reading Peter Cozzens' excellent Shenandoah Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign several months earlier.

This is another entry in Gallagher's long-running series of campaign/battle essay compilations, this one focusing on the Shenandoah Valley campaign of that made Stonewall Jackson and his "foot cavalry" famous/5.

Read this book on Questia. In eight new essays, contributors to this volume explore the Shenandoah Valley campaign, best known for its role in establishing Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's reputation as a Confederate hero.

Major General "Stonewall” Jackson became a legend for his actions in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, in Marching over miles in 48 days, he, along with his army, won five major battles. His forces, never numbering more t men, overcame a combined Union force of 50, demonstrating his ability to maneuvre his troops and deceive his enemies into believing he possessed the.

"Utilizing his extensive collection of sources, the author paints for the reader an excellent description of the region in which the campaign took place Cozzen's book, both in its research and scope, will certainly surpass Robert G.

Tanner's impressive Stonewall in the Valley as the standard work on the Valley Campaign."--The Historian. Shenandoah Valley campaigns, (July –March ), in the American Civil War, important military campaigns in a four-year struggle for control. "Anyone looking for new insight into the Valley campaign or for models of innovative and compelling research should read this volume."-- Journal of Military History "[ The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of ] will interest both the knowledgeable and casual reader, the dedicated military scholar and the more general reader alike.

(Animated battle map) A strategic overview of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of A classic campaign of maneuverability and a text book example of. Shenandoah Valley Campaign of Contributed by Peter Cozzens. The Shenandoah Valley Campaign, conducted from February to June during the American Civil War (–), catapulted Confederate general Thomas J.

"Stonewall" Jackson from relative obscurity to the first rank of Southern generals. In six small engagements—at Kernstown, McDowell, Front Royal, Winchester. Ultimately, it would be the Valley Campaign of that made him a legend.

In the early months ofJackson was given command of an army numbering ab in. This Omnibus ebook contains the two-volume collection of essays, edited by Gary Gallagher, that covers the Shenandoah Valley Campaigns of and This volume explores the Shenandoah Valley campaign, best known for its role in establishing Thomas J.

"Stonewall" Jackson's reputation as the Confederacy's greatest military idol. The authors address questions of military Brand: The University of North Carolina Press. The first campaign started with Grant's planned invasion of the Shenandoah Valley from the Department of West Virginia, which Gen.

Sigel Virginia remained loyal and had been admitted to the Union, despite the Confederate Jones-Imboden Raid the previous summer. Grant ordered Sigel to move "up the Valley" (i.e., southwest to the higher elevations) w men to destroy the.

Books On Jackson’s Valley Campaign The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of edited by Gary Gallagher I’m going to try something different for this book. Since it is a collection of essays, I plan on reviewing each essay on its. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.

Contents: You must either attack Richmond or give up the job and come to the defence of Washington: Abraham Lincoln and the Shenandoah Valley Campaign / Gary W. Gallagher --The metamorphosis in Stonewall Jackson's public image / Robert K. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Civil War America: Shenandoah Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign by Peter Cozzens (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. [The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of ] will interest both the knowledgeable and casual reader, the dedicated military scholar and the more general reader alike Well researched and interestingly written.—Brand: The University of North Carolina Press.

Get this from a library. The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of [Gary W Gallagher;] -- An exploration of the Shenandoah Valley campaign, known for its role in establishing Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's reputation as a Confederate Hero. It addresses military leadership, the campaign's. The Shenandoah Valley Campaign - Into the Valley After last week's trial game to get back into the swing of things with Black Powder, it was time to properly kick off our ACW campaign.

Ours is broadly set around the famous Shenandoah Valley campaign ofwith our. That story is the basis of the Osprey Campaign Series book "Shenandoah Valley " Authors Clayton and James Donnell offer a brief introduction to the beginning of the Civil War in Virginia and a chronology of the campaign before moving on to the opposing armies and their respective chains of /5(17).The Shenandoah Valley Campaign: The History of the Civil War Campaign that Made Stonewall Jackson a Confederate Legend analyzes the history of one of the most famous campaigns of the war.

Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, /5(7).