Stonewall in the Valley: Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign, Spring 1862

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The Valley Campaign conducted by Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson has long fascinated those interested in the American Civil War as well as general students of military history, all of whom still question exactly what Jackson did in the Shenandoah in 1862 and how he did it. Since Robert G. Tanner answered many questions in the first edition of Stonewall in the Valley in 1976, he has continued to research the campaign. This edition offers new insights on the most significant moments of Stonewall's ...

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Overview

The Valley Campaign conducted by Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson has long fascinated those interested in the American Civil War as well as general students of military history, all of whom still question exactly what Jackson did in the Shenandoah in 1862 and how he did it. Since Robert G. Tanner answered many questions in the first edition of Stonewall in the Valley in 1976, he has continued to research the campaign. This edition offers new insights on the most significant moments of Stonewall's Shenandoah triumph.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811720649
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Pages: 599
  • Sales rank: 773,732
  • Product dimensions: 5.62 (w) x 8.26 (h) x 1.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert G. Tanner is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. A native of Southern California, he now lives and practices law in Atlanta, Georgia. He has studied and lectured on the Shenandoah Valley Campaign for more than twenty-five years.

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix
Introduction xi
Prologue xvii
Part I1
1. The Shenandoah 3
2. A New War 25
3. The Manner of Men 43
4. The Romney Winter 67
Part II93
5. March 1862 95
6. Kernstown 111
7. Retreat, Reorganization, and a Question 147
8. McDowell 179
Part III199
9. In the Alleghenies 201
10. Dick Ewell's Dilemma 211
11. Down the Valley 227
12. Three Days of Running Battle 255
13. Three Days of Running Battle: The Aftermath 291
Part IV323
14. In the Lower Valley 325
15. Up the Valley 345
16. Trap 369
17. Two Days of Stand-up Battle 385
18. What Next? 413
Epilogue 437
Appendixes 449
A. Strasburg or Front Royal: Confederate Attack Plans, May 17-21, 1862 449
B. Jackson's Plans and Marches, May 24, 1862 461
C. Three Days of Running Battle: The Union Response 471
D. Jackson's State of Mind at the Close of the Campaign 485
E. Valley Army Tables of Organization, January to June 1862 489
Notes 495
Bibliography 571
Index 591
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