The War in Southwest Virginia: 1861-65

The War in Southwest Virginia: 1861-65

by Gary Walker
     
 

Southwest Virginia's resources of lead and salt were vital to the war effort, and its railroads were a lifeline to the rest of the Confederacy. However, the secession of West Virginia left this area vulnerable to invading Northern armies which set the scene for vicious battles. This is an account of the major battles over the four years of the war.

Overview

Southwest Virginia's resources of lead and salt were vital to the war effort, and its railroads were a lifeline to the rest of the Confederacy. However, the secession of West Virginia left this area vulnerable to invading Northern armies which set the scene for vicious battles. This is an account of the major battles over the four years of the war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589805781
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/07/2007
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
1,264,784
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Gary C. Walker has been a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans for over thirty years and has been recognized by the State of South Carolina Legislature for his many accomplishments in Civil War history. Walker is a member of several historic and preservation groups and often participates in Civil War reenactments. He is the author of Civil War Tales, The War in Southwest Virginia: 1861-65, Hunter's Fiery Raid through Virginia Valleys, A General History of the Civil War: The Southern Point of View, and Son of the South, a novel set in Civil War-era Virginia.

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