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Author Krick, Robert K.
Title Conquering the valley : Stonewall Jackson at Port Republic / Robert K. Krick.
Imprint New York : Morrow, 1996.
Edition 1st ed.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  E473.7 .K74 1996    AVAILABLE


Call # E473.7 .K74 1996
Phys. Description xi, 594 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Valley Campaign -- The approach to Port Republic -- Stonewall Jackson betrayed by indolent cavalry -- A village full of Yankees -- Routing the raiders -- The power of high ground and artillery -- Frémont lumbers into action -- The roar of artillery -- The slaughter of the 8th New York -- Trimble's attack -- The fire-swept Confederate center -- Confusion and victory on Ewell's left -- Dusk and darkness at Cross Keys -- The night of the bridge builders -- Moving downstream to battle -- Opportunity in the woods, trouble in the fields -- Fiasco in the woods, more trouble in the filds -- Taylor's Louisiana Brigade moves forward -- Winder's daring attack -- Winder's rout -- Ewell and the artillery buy time -- The coaling "hell spot" -- The struggle to hold the coaling -- The climax on the plain: "hungry tigers turned loose" -- The bridge afire and Frémont's ire -- Down the river and up the mountain -- "Never take counsel of your fears" -- The impact of Cross Keys and Port Republic -- Appendix A: Organization and casualties at the Battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic, June 8-9, 1862 -- Appendix B: Distances by air between key points -- Appendix C: Cross Keys and Port Republic, 1862 to 1993.
Local Note Donated by Phil Marklin
Subject Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862.
Port Republic, Battle of, Port Republic, Va., 1862.
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863.
ISBN 068811282X