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Shenadoah Valley

Prelude to Cedar Creek

Phil Sheridan and Jubal Early wreak havoc on each other  and the landscape in preparation for a final showdown.

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Wheeler’s Raid and Movements in the Shenandoah

As William Sherman’s armies threatened Atlanta, Confederate General Joseph Wheeler led a cavalry raid into north Georgia and Tennessee to cut Union supply lines.  In the Shenandoah Valley, the armies of Philip Sheridan and Jubal Early maneuvered without a major … Full Post

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Climax in the Shenandoah: The Battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic

In early June 1862 Union forces occupied Memphis Tennessee, while in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson completed his masterful campaign with victories over two Union armies at Cross Keys and Port Republic.

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