The Confederacy's Last Northern Offensive: Jubal Early, the Army of the Valley and the Raid on Washington

By spring 1864, the administration of Abraham Lincoln was in serious trouble, with mounting debt, low morale and eroding political support As spring became summer, a force of Confederate troops led by Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early marched north through the Shenandoah Valley and crossed th

The Burning: Sheridan's Devastation of the Shenandoah Valley

Gen U.S Grant s order to cripple the ability of the Shenandoah Valley to supply the CSA with food and fodder affected the civilian population as did no other act of war, including Sherman s march through Georgia Packed with the firsthand account of victims and perpetrators alike, this book brings

Desperate Engagement: How a Little-Known Civil War Battle Saved Washington, D.C., and Changed American History

The Battle of Monocacy, which took place on the blisteringly hot day of July 9, 1864, is one of the Civil War s most significant yet little known battles What played out that day in the corn and wheat fields four miles south of Frederick, Maryland., was a full field engagement between some 12,000 b

The Last Battle of Winchester: Phil Sheridan, Jubal Early, and the Shenandoah Valley Campaign: August 7 - September 19, 1864

The Last Battle of Winchester Phil Sheridan, Jubal Early, and the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, August 7 September 19, 1864 is the first serious study to chronicle the Third Battle of Winchester The September 1864 combat was the largest, longest, and bloodiest battle fought in the Shenandoah Valle

Jubal's Raid: General Early's Famous Attack on Washington in 1864

During the summer of 1864 General Grant was hammering at the gates of Richmond and the Confederacy seemed doomed In a bold and desperate stroke, General Lee countered by sending Jubal A Early and a force of only twelve thousand men toward Washington, D.C After some victories along the way, they c