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Author Cozzens, Peter, 1957-
Title Shenandoah 1862 : Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign / Peter Cozzens.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2008.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  E473.7 .C69 2008    AVAILABLE


Call # E473.7 .C69 2008
Phys. Description 623 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Civil War America
Civil War America.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. (p. [583]-612) and index.
Contents This war is a farce -- Daughter of the stars -- They ain't rigged out like Uncle Sam's men -- The dam[n] trip -- Our true policy is to attack -- Is not war a game of risks? -- Be careful not to be caught -- Dangers close-us round on every side -- We are very hard pressed now -- Keep that army in the valley -- We are in for it -- It seems very much like murder -- General Jackson was completely taken in -- Vacillation is our name -- Now we'll have war in earnest -- A country to fight for -- God blessed our arms with victory -- On your course may depend the fate of Richmond -- Go it, boys! Maryland whip Maryland! -- We must cut our way through! -- This is a crushing blow -- Attack at daylight -- A question of legs -- I was never so relieved in my life -- Save the bridge at Port Republic -- The preservation of our army depended on us -- I have lost confidence in Frémont -- All has gone wrong today -- The game cock of the valley -- Appendix: The opposing forces in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign.
Summary Moving seamlessly between tactical details and analysis of strategic significance, Cozzens presents the first balanced, comprehensive account of Stonewall Jackson's Civil War campaign that has long been romanticized but never fully understood.
Local Note Donated by Phil Marklin
Subject Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862.
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 -- Military leadership.
ISBN 9780807832004 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807832006 (cloth : alk. paper)