The Shenandoah Valley, 1861-1865: The Destruction of the Granary of the Confederacy

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Stackpole Books, 1999 - History - 180 pages
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Conventional wisdom has it that the Shenandoah Valley, called the granary of the Confederacy, was of vital strategic importance during the Civil War. New evidence, however, shows that since most of its resources were depleted by late 1862, the significance of the Valley has been overestimated.
 

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Contents

This Is Only the Beginning I Fear
21
Friends Are No Better than Foes
49
Alas When Is the End to Be?
77
There Is Not Sufficient in
99
Epilogue
129
Bibliography
165
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Michael G. Mahon, who did his doctoral studies at Texas Christian University, has contributed 19 articles to The Encyclopedia of the Confederacy.

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