Alexander Neil and the last Shenandoah Valley campaign letters of an army surgeon to his family, 1864 by Alexander Neil

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Published by White Mane Pub. Co. in Shippensburg, PA, USA .

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  • Neil, Alexander, 1838-1901 -- Correspondence.,
  • United States. Army. West Virginia Infantry Regiment, 12th (1862-1865),
  • United States. Army -- Surgeons -- Correspondence.,
  • Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864 (May-August) -- Personal narratives.,
  • Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864 (August-November) -- Personal narratives.,
  • Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1865 -- Personal narratives.

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Statementedited by Richard R. Duncan.
ContributionsDuncan, Richard R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE476.66 .N45 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL988214M
ISBN 100942597958
LC Control Number96026375
OCLC/WorldCa34984225

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Lewis, Thomas A., and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Shenandoah in Flames: The Valley Campaign of Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, ISBN Patchan, Scott C.

The Last Battle of Winchester: Phil Sheridan, Jubal Early, and the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, August 7–Septem El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie. Angle Valley Press, pages.

Hewitt, Williams; History of the 12th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry. Charleston, West Virginia: 35th Star Publishing, pages. Neil, Alexander; Alexander Neil and the Last Shenandoah Valley Campaign: Letters of an Army Surgeon to his Family, [Ed by Richard R.

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Jeffry D. Wert is a retired high school high school teacher and the author of seven books, including From Winchester To Cedar Creek: The Shenandoah Campaign of His forthcoming book, The Sword Of Lincoln: The Army of the Potomac, will be published in the spring of The campaign waged in the Shenandoah Valley that year would take on a greater significance than its sister campaign two years earlier.

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