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Sheridan in the Shenandoah By Gen. Edward J. Stackpole

Sheridan in the Shenandoah by Gen. Edward J. Stackpole

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Summary

In the summer of 1864, Lee sent Early into the Shenandoah Valley to relieve a Federal threat against his communication and supply lines and to draw Grant's troops away from the siege of Petersburg. Early cleared the Valley of enemy forces and came within sight of the Capitol dome at Washington, badly frightening the Union.

Sheridan in the Shenandoah Summary

Sheridan in the Shenandoah by Gen. Edward J. Stackpole

In the summer of 1864, Lee sent Early into the Shenandoah Valley to relieve a Federal threat against his communication and supply lines and to draw Grant's troops away from the siege of Petersburg. Early cleared the Valley of enemy forces and came within sight of the Capitol dome at Washington, badly frightening the Union. Grant chose Sheridan to neutralize Early. Sheridan took his time getting ready but then struck with overwhelming force, defeating Early and virtually destroying his command.

About Gen. Edward J. Stackpole

Gen. Edward J. Stackpole, a graduate of Yale University, served with the 28th Division in World War I and as a major general during World War II. His other works on the Civil War include They Met at Gettysburg.

Additional information

CIN000697650
9780811730617
0811730611
Sheridan in the Shenandoah by Gen. Edward J. Stackpole
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Stackpole Books
1992-02-15
448
N/A
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