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Title
The Union Sixth Corps in the Shenandoah Valley, June-October 1864 Union Sixth Corps in the Shenandoah Valley, June-October 1864
Type
Text
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
Geographic Coverage
United States
Virginia
Classification
LCC: E493.1 6th .L47 2017 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 973.7/378 full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2016046527
Content
text (Source: rdacontent)
Summary
"During the summer and fall of 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 Federal Army, the Sixth Corps advanced on the heels of retreating Confederate forces, winning a string of victories"-- Provided by publisher.
Table Of 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.
Authorized Access Point
Lepa, Jack H., 1949- Union Sixth Corps in the Shenandoah Valley, June-October 1864