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The Shenandoah Valley, 1861-1865: The Destruction of the Granary of the Confederacy

by Mahon, Michael G.
Publisher: Stackpole
Issue: Winter 2000
ISBN: 081171540X

After his famed 1864 sweep through the Shenandoah, Sheridan boasted of "cleaning out" the valley. But Mahon says Sheridan was too late; statistics and personal accounts show the area to have been depleted agriculturally by fall 1862.

review of The Shenandoah Valley, 1861-1865: The Destruction of the Granary of the Confederacy, by Mahon, Michael G., Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2000).