Shenandoah 1862

By Peter Cozzens,

Book cover of Shenandoah 1862: Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign

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One of the most intriguing and storied episodes of the Civil War, the 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign has heretofore been related only from the Confederate point of view. Moving seamlessly between tactical details and analysis of strategic significance, Peter Cozzens presents a balanced, comprehensive account of a campaign that has…

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1 author picked Shenandoah 1862 as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I discovered this book a few years ago while writing my biography of Jackson. The subject is probably the single most dazzling bit of tactical warfare in American history. Its relatively short duration—March through June, 1882—means that Cozzens can go deep, and go deep he does.

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