The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864 / Edition 1

The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864 / Edition 1

by Gary W. Gallagher

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Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864

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The University of North Carolina Press
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Military Campaigns of the Civil War Series
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6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Two Generals and a Valley: Philip H. Sheridan and Jubal A. Early in the Shenandoah Gary w. Gallagher 3

U.S. Grant and the Union High Command during the 1864 Valley Campaign Joseph T. Glatthaar 34

"The Fatal Halt" versus "Bad Conduct": John B. Gordon, Jubal A. Early, and the Battle of Cedar Creek Keith S. Bohannon 56

The Other Hero of Cedar Creek: The "Not specially Ambitious" Horatio G. Wright William W. Bergen 85

Never Has There Been a More Complete Victory: The Cavalry Engagements at Tom's Brook, October 9, 1986 William J. Miller 134

A Stampeede of Stampeeds: The Confederate Disaster at Fisher's Hill Robert E. L. Krick 161

Uncivilized War: The Shenandoah Valley Campaign, the Northern Democratic Press, and the Election of 1864 Andre M. Fleche 200

Nothing Ought to Astonish Us: Confederate Civilians in the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign William G. Thomas 222

Success Is So Blended with Defeat: Virginia Soldiers in the Shenandoah Valley Aaron Sheehan-Dean 257

New England Cavalier: Charles Russell Lowell and the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864 Joan Waugh 299

The Confederate Pattons Robert K. Krick 341

Bibliographic Essay 371

Contributors 377

Index 379

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