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The Burning: Sheridan's Devastation of the Shenandoah Valley

by Heatwole, John L.
Publisher: Rockbridge Publishing
Issue: Winter 2000
ISBN: 1883522188

John L. Heatwole contends that Sheridan's burning of Shenandoah farms and foodstuffs over 13 days in autumn 1864 famished Confederate armies in the field and seared the collective consciousness of the local residents, who included many Anabaptist pacifists.

review of The Burning: Sheridan's Devastation of the Shenandoah Valley, by Heatwole, John L., Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2000).