From Winchester to Cedar Creek: The Shenandoah Campaign of 1864

From Winchester to Cedar Creek: The Shenandoah Campaign of 1864

by Jeffry D. Wert
     
 

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Utilizing a vast array of unpublished letters, diaries, and memoirs and published regimental histories, Jeffry Wert has written a path-breaking study of the crucial 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign. In vivid detail he describes the battles of Third Winchester, Fisher’s Hill, and Cedar Creek, Union victories that insured the re-election of Abraham Lincoln.… See more details below

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Utilizing a vast array of unpublished letters, diaries, and memoirs and published regimental histories, Jeffry Wert has written a path-breaking study of the crucial 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign. In vivid detail he describes the battles of Third Winchester, Fisher’s Hill, and Cedar Creek, Union victories that insured the re-election of Abraham Lincoln. Wert’s book is the first modern work on the campaign and captures the drama, the terrible nature of Civil War combat, and the suffering of Valley residents in a compelling and graphic narrative.

“This Civil War community has waited more than a century for this book.” – William C. Davis, Author of “Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour”

“One hell of a book … The most readable book on any phase of the Civil War I have ever come across.” – John M. Carroll, Western Publications

“A first-class work… finely balanced between the Union and Confederate sides. The battles unfold with meticulous care.” – Civil War Times Illustrated

“With stand as the definitive account of the final struggle.” – Civil War News

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015993981
Publisher:
TMG Electronic Self Publishing Services
Publication date:
07/23/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
788,173
File size:
4 MB

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