Shenandoah Valley

Civil War Series
8:18 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Historians Mark the 150th Anniversary of Shenandoah Fighting

Dr. Jack Thacker and Dr. Glenn LaFantasie in WKU Studies

150 years ago this month, Union and Confederate forces met in some bloody fighting in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley.  Stonewall Jackson distinguished himself in the field, in fighting that demonstrated the importance of good maps and accurate military intelligence. 

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