Shenandoah Summer

Shenandoah Summer

by Scott C Patchan

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ISBN-13: 9780803207004
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 06/01/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author



Scott C. Patchan, a Civil War battlefield guide and historian, is the author of Forgotten Fury: The Battle of Piedmont and a consultant and contributing writer for Shenandoah, 1862 .

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

List of Maps ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

1 The Most Successful Expedition: Retreat from Washington, July 11-12, 1864 8

2 Who Has the Management: Union Pursuit, July 11-15, 1864 27

3 But Little is Expected from Our Pursuit: Loudoun Valley to the Blue Ridge, July 16-17, 1864 42

4 Whipped Most Awfully: The Battle of Cool Spring, July 18, 1864 60

5 The Panic Was Over: The Battle of Cool Spring, July 18, 1864 83

6 Rock Them Like All Creation: Berry's Ferry and Kabletown, July 19, 1864 105

7 A Miracle of Execution: The Battle of Rutherford's Farm, July 20, 1864 127

8 The Object of the Expedition Accomplished: Wright Leaves the Valley, July 19-22, 1864 152

9 A Cavalry Scare: Prelude to Kernstown, July 23, 1864 170

10 Attack the Enemy at Once: The Second Battle of Kernstown, July 23-24, 1864 182

11 A Perfect Stampede: The Second Battle of Kernstown, July 24, 1864 205

12 Bull Run Was Nothing in Comparison: Retreat to the Potomac, July 24-27, 1864 229

13 Defeat Was a Matter of Course: The Second Battle of Kernstown Analysis 258

14 Burn the Entire Town: McCausland's Chambersburg Raid, July 28-August 4, 1864 271

15 Like a Fiery Meteor: The Battle of Moorefield, August 1864 291

16 L'Envoi: Conclusion 311

Appendix A Mrs. Marian Mulligan 321

Appendix B Shenandoah Valley Campaign: July 1864 Order of Battle 329

Notes 337

Bibliography 369

Index 385

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