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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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War of Vengeance: Acts of Retaliation Against Civil War POWs

Lonnie R. Speer - History - 2002 - 190 pages
...it. "In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley," Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant advised Maj. Gen. David Hunter, "it is desirable that nothing should be left to invite...forage, and stock wanted for the use of your command [and] such as cannot be consumed destroy." Such orders were continually passed down the line in the...
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The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864

Jack H. Lepa - History - 2003 - 252 pages
...them to their homes.... 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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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 544 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...
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The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864

Gary W. Gallagher - History - 2006 - 416 pages
...economy of the Valley. "In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley . . . ," the general in chief told Sheridan, "it is desirable that nothing should be left to invite...Stock wanted for the use of your Command. Such as cannot, be consumed destroy. . . . Bear in mind, the object, is to drive the enemy South." Grant harbored...
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Generals in Blue and Gray

Wilmer L. Jones - History - 2005 - 376 pages
...valley once and for all, instructing Sheridan on the type of warfare to conduct there: "In pushing . . . it is desirable that nothing should be left to invite...Take all provisions, forage, and stock wanted for use of your command. Such as cannot be consumed, destroy. . . . The people should be informed that...
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The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864

Gary W. Gallagher - History - 2006 - 416 pages
...economy of the Valley. "In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley . . . ," the general in chief told Sheridan, "it is desirable that nothing should be left to invite the enemy to return. Take all prov1s1ons, forage and Stock wanted for the use of your Command. Such as cannot, be consumed destroy....
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The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan

Philip Henry Sheridan - History - 2007 - 560 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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Beleaguered Winchester: A Virginia Community at War, 1861-1865

Richard R. Duncan - History - 2007 - 380 pages
...Little Phil reported to Grant, those orders were reiterated. He was told that in moving up the Valley "nothing should be left to invite the enemy to return....stock wanted for the use of your command. Such as cannot be consumed, destroy." He again cautioned against destroying houses. Unionists were to be given...
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The Civil War and the Limits of Destruction

Mark E Neely - History - 2007 - 277 pages
...Hunter on August 5, 1864. There the expression Grant had used was, "In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley, it is desirable that nothing should be left to invite the enemy to return." He told Hunter to "take all provisions, forage, and stock wanted for the use of your command." He was...
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