The Battle of New Market

The Battle of New MarketReprint of the 1975 Doubleday original On May 15, 1864, at a little crossroads hamlet in Virginia, the fate of the Shenandoah Valley may have been decided and, with it, the ability of the Confederacy to survive in Virginia for another season The Battle of New Market is the story of one of those

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Blank 133x176On October 19, 1864, the last great battle of the Civil War in Virginia s Shenandoah Valley took place along Cedar Creek between the towns of Strasburg and Middletown Beginning with a brilliant Confederate surprise attack on Major General Philip Sheridan s Army of the Shenandoah but culminating in

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Valley Thunder

Valley ThunderCharles R Knight s Valley Thunder is the first full length account in than three decades to examine the combat at New Market on May 15, 1864, the battle that opened the pivotal Shenandoah Valley Campaign, a strategically important and agriculturally abundant region that helped feed Gen Robert

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