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The Union Sixth Corps in the Shenandoah Valley, June-October 1864 / Jack H. Lepa.

Author:
Lepa, Jack H., 1949- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description:
v, 219 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Summary note:
"During 1864, Virginia's Shenandoah Valley was one of the most contested regions of the South. This book describes the third campaign, the supreme achievement of the Army of the Potomac's Sixth Corps. One of the most respected units in the U.S., the Sixth advanced on the heels of retreating Confederate forces, winning a string of victories"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-214) and index.
Contents:
Desperate measures -- The capital in danger -- Chasing Confederates -- The turning point -- Back to the Valley -- An opportunity for Sheridan -- Confusion and delay -- The assault begins -- A murderous deadlock -- A hard won victory -- Fisher's Hill -- Destruction in the Valley -- Camping at Cedar Creek -- Early not ready to quit -- Surprise at Cedar Creek -- The Sixth Corps holds -- Sheridan returns -- A high price for victory -- To the end.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
The Union 6th Corps in the Shenandoah Valley, June-October 1864
ISBN:
  • 9781476666297 ((paperback ; : alk. paper))
  • 1476666296 ((paperback ; : alk. paper))
  • ((electronic book))
LCCN:
2016046527
OCLC:
952390190
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