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By Jonathan A. Noyalas

ISBN-10: 1540219445

ISBN-13: 9781540219442

Nestled among the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia's Shenandoah Valley loved super prosperity earlier than the Civil battle. This priceless stretch of land--called "the Breadbasket of the Confederacy" as a result of its wealthy soil and considerable harvests--became the resource of many conflicts among the accomplice and Union armies. Of the 13 significant battles fought the following, none was once extra influential than the conflict of Cedar Creek. On October 19, 1864, common Philip Sheridan's Union troops ultimately won keep watch over of the valley, which eradicated the Shenandoah as a offer resource for accomplice forces in Virginia, ended the valley's function as a diversionary theater of battle and stopped its use as an street of invasion into the North. Civil struggle historian Jonathan A. Noyalas explains the conflict and the way it aided Abraham Lincoln's reelection crusade and outlined Sheridan's enduring legacy.

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