Defend The Valley

Author: Margaretta Barton Colt
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
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Excerpts from the journals, letters, and memoirs of the Barton and Jones families of Virginia's Shenandoa Valley provide a firsthand glimpse of ordinary people caught up in the hardships of the Civil War

The Democratic Dilemma

Author: Randolph A. Roth
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521317733
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The valley remained incapable of providing sufficient opportunities for its
inhabitants. Because of the disappointments of the revival, the churches had lost
their early vigor, and the political parties proved unable to defend the valley's
interests in national debates on the economy and the western territories, upon
whose outcome the valley's fate seemed increasingly to depend. Its citizens were
fated to be searching still for solutions to their problems at midcentury. Yet few
Vermonters ...

From Selma To Appomattox

Author: Lawrence R. Laboda
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199923590
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In fact, before August was a week old, Lee had decided to send Major Cutshaw's
battalion to Early, whose Army of the Valley had been not only operating with
great effectiveness in the western part of the State, but in enemy territory as well.
On July ... Once the Army of the Valley was back in the Dominion State, the
Federal forces in that ... the Alabamians would be endeavoring to help defend the
Shenandoah Valley, an area upon which the main army depended heavily for
supplies.

The Civil War In The West

Author: Earl J. Hess
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807869848
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The Southern high command estimated it would take at least thirty thousand men
to do more than merely alarm the Yankees at Cairo, and it did not have such an
abundance of troops.34 Frustrated by his failure to defend the valley by taking the
offensive, Pillow argued that he needed to occupy Columbus, Kentucky, as the
only true strongpoint for the defense of the Mississippi. Low-lying New Madrid
and Island No. 10 paled in comparison with the high bluffs at Columbus, but the ...

Miscellaneous Papers Of John Smeaton

Author: John Smeaton
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... out-fall sluice is also of too small a capacity for the drainage of such an extent
of country, but seems nearly adequate to the present drain ; the mechanism of its
present doors, however, is very defective, and they are too low. The river Dunn's,
water having over-topped the fame, the banks near the sluice, which ought to
defend the valley of the Went from the floods of the Dunn, being too low and out
of repair, have suffered great quantities of water in the late floods to pass into the
fame.

Reports Of The Late John Smeaton

Author: John SMEATON (F.R.S., Civil Engineer.)
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... joined to its being too shallow, and a general want of capacity for taking off the
water from so great a tract of country; the out-fall sluice is also of too small a
capacity for the drainage of- such an extent of country, but seems nearly
adequate to the present drain; the mechanism of its present doors, however, is
very defective, and they are too low. The river Dumz's water having over-topped
the same, the banks near the sluice, which ought to defend the valley of the H/cnt
from the floods ...

Reports Of The Late John Smeaton

Author: John Smeaton
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... joined to its being too shallow, and a general want of capacity for taking off the
water from so great a tract of country; the out-fall sluice is also of too small a
capacity for the drainage of such an extent of country, but seems nearly adequate
to the present drain; the mechanism of its present doors, however, is very
defective, and they are too low. The river Dum's water having over-topped the
same, the banks near the sluice, which ought to defend the valley of the Went
from the floods of ...

The 33 Strategies Of War

Author: Robert Greene
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101147344
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If these troops reached McClellan —and they were promised by Abraham Lincoln
himself—Richmond would be doomed; and if Richmond fell, the South would
have to surrender. The Confederate general Stonewall Jackson was based in
Virginia's Shenandoah Valley at the head of 3,600 men, a ragtag group of rebels
he had recruited and trained. His job was merely to defend the fertile valley
against a Union army in the area, but as he pondered the developing campaign
against ...

The Memoirs Of General P H Sheridan

Author: Philip Henry Sheridan
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1602069743
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Just now, however, the conditions existing in the Shenandoah Valley and along
the upper Potomac demanded the special attention of General Grant, for,
notwithstanding the successful march that Major-General David Hunter had
made toward ... defend the lower valley. The different bodies of Confederates
which compelled Hunter's retreat were under command of General jubal A. Early,
who had been sent to Lynchburg with Ewell's corps after the defeat of the
Confederate General ...