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The Civil War on the river lines of Virginia, 1862-1864

David F. Trask

The Civil War on the river lines of Virginia, 1862-1864

decision on the Rappahannock and the Rapidan Rivers

by David F. Trask

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862,
  • Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863,
  • Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864,
  • Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864,
  • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid F. Trask.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE470.2 .T8 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23986265M
    ISBN 100761846042
    ISBN 109780761846048, 9780761846055
    LC Control Number2009922990

      Were there any battles during the civil war in Nelson County, Virginia, especially near where the Buffalo River flows into the Tye River? At a place called the Musterfield Ford (at least it was called this in )? It is near Gladstone, VA. (northwest of Gladstone, VA) on a road currently called Tye River . John has published articles in Civil War Times Illustrated and America’s Civil War. His books include The Destruction of the Weldon Railroad (republished in as The Siege of Petersburg: The Battles for the Weldon Railroad, August , with a dust jacket based on a painting of a soldier from the town where John has his law office winning.

    The first bloodshed of the Civil War occurred in Maryland. Anxious about the risk of secessionists capturing Washington, D.C., given that the capital was bordered by Virginia, and preparing for war with the South, the federal government requested armed volunteers to suppress "unlawful combinations" in the South. Soldiers from Pennsylvania and Massachusetts were transported by rail to Baltimore. Records, –, of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues containing records of the famous infantry company, which was one the longest continually active militia units in the United States at the time of its disbanding in the mid-twentieth century. It entered Civil War service as Company A, 46th Virginia Infantry Regiment on 24 April and.

    Civil War Letters Scholar Analysis. Listen to Professor Chandra Manning discuss letters written by Civil War soldiers. An Assistant Professor in the History Department at Georgetown University, Chandra Manning’s work focuses on 19th century United States History, with particular emphasis on sectionalism, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.   Civil War Northern Virginia, William S. Connery. The History Press, Charleston, SC Softcover, pages, Illus., Maps, Index, Biblio. ISBN: – $ This is not a military history but a local history of the first months of the Civil War in three Potomac counties of.


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