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" In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley, where it is expected you will have to go first or last, it is desirable that nothing should be left to invite the enemy to return. Take all provisions, forage, and stock wanted for the use of your command ; such as... "
General Sheridan - Page 142
by Henry Eugene Davies - 1895 - 332 pages
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Recollections of the Civil War: With Many Original Diary Entries and Letters ...

Mason Whiting Tyler - Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864 - 1912 - 379 pages
...is made in the diary: " In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley, as it is expected you will have to go first or last, it is desirable that nothing should...stock wanted for the use of your command. Such as cannot be consumed, destroy. It is not desirable that buildings should be destroyed — they should,...
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Recollections of the Civil War: With Many Original Diary Entries and Letters ...

Mason Whiting Tyler - Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864 - 1912 - 379 pages
...is made in the diary: " In pushing up the[Shenandoah Valley, as it is expected you will have to go first or last, it is desirable that nothing should...stock wanted for the use of your command. Such as cannot be consumed, destroy. It is not desirable that buildings should be destroyed—they should,...
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The American Civil War, Volume 2

James Kendall Hosmer - United States - 1913
...more ruthless aspect than heretofore. 3 "In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley," wrote Grant, August 5, "it is desirable that nothing should be left to invite the enemy to return. Take everything necessary for the troops— horses, mules, cattle, food, and forage, and such as cannot...
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Ulysses S. Grant

Louis Arthur Coolidge - 1917 - 596 pages
...better than Washington. He instructed him, on August 5, that in pushing up the Shenandoah Valley it was desirable that nothing should be left to invite the...stock wanted for the use of your command. Such as cannot be consumed, destroy." Then in September, having put Sheridan in charge of a new division, and...
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Memoirs and Selected Letters: Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Selected ...

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 1199 pages
...probably start to-morrow. In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley, where it is expected you will have to go first or last, it is desirable that nothing should...stock wanted for the use of your command; such as cannot be consumed, destroy. It is not desirable that the buildings should be destroyed — they should...
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Sheridan in the Shenandoah: Jubal Early's Nemesis

Edward James Stackpole - History - 1992 - 429 pages
...probably start to-morrow. "In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley, as it is expected you will have to go first or last, it is desirable that nothing should...stock wanted for the use of your command. Such as cannot be consumed, destroy. It is not desirable that the buildings should be destroyed— they should,...
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A People Set Apart: Scotch-Irish in Eastern Ohio : from the Forks of the ...

Lorle Porter - History - 1998 - 968 pages
...McPherson, 777. Sheridan acted under Grant's letter of instruction. "In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley.. .it is desirable that nothing should be left to invite...stock wanted for the use of your command; such as cannot be consumed, destroy." Such was the devastation that Sheridan said: "'A crow would have had...
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One of Custer's Wolverines: The Civil War Letters of Brevet Brigadier ...

James Harvey Kidd - History - 2000 - 241 pages
...Grant's orders were explicit: In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley, as it is expected you will have to go, first or last, it is desirable that nothing should...stock wanted for the use of your command; such as cannot be consumed, destroy. It is not desirable that the buildings should be destroyed; they should...
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A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865

Russell Frank Weigley - History - 2000 - 612 pages
...— by developing his theme of making the Valley a desert: In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley ... it is desirable that nothing should be left to invite...stock wanted for the use of your command; such as cannot be consumed, destroy. It is not desirable that the buildings should be destroyed; they should...
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Grant

Jean Edward Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 784 pages
...metaphor speaking to Sheridan. His written instruction to Sheridan stated: "Take [from the valley] all provisions, forage and stock wanted for the use of your command. Such as cannot be consumed, destroy." Grant to Halleck, July 14, 1864, u Grant Papers 242-43; Grant to [Sheridan]...
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