The Vermont brigade in the Shenandoah Valley. 1864 By Aldace F. Walker.

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  By the late summer of , the Union had experienced the disaster at Kernstown and the Confederate burning of Chambersburg. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant resolved to crush Confederate Gen. Jubal Early’s army and destroy the fertile Shenandoah as a .   The story of the Vermont troops is told very well in a book by Aldace F. Walker entitled “The Vermont Brigade in the Shenandoah Valley,” a publication you can locate on Google Books. A relatively simple animated map by the Civil War Trust does a good job of describing the flow of the battle. Natalie Kinsey-Warnock found this excellent description of the . the Valley lengthwise for about sixty-five miles into two narrow parallel valleys. The west valley retains the name Shenandoah Valley, while the east valley is usually called the Luray Valley. Since the Valley offered any invading rebel force a covered approach to Massanutten Mountain, by Edwin Forbes (Library of Congress). About the Book A significant part of the Civil War was fought in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, especially in Books and articles have been written about the fighting that took place there, but they generally cover only a small period .

  The Shenandoah Valley Campaign, September-October deadly situation. In postwar quarreling with General Thomas L. Rosser, his chief cavalry subordinate during the campaign, Early referred to Rosser as 'a consummate ass,' compared him to Judas Iscariot, and suggested that if Rosser were to emulate Judas and hang himself, it would be 'the. In the summer of , General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant knew that Washington, D.C., remained vulnerable if General Jubal A. Early's army was on the loose in the Shenandoah Valley. In August, Grant named his aggressive cavalry commander, General Philip Sheridan, to command Union forces in the valley. Sheridan’s campaign to rid the valley of Confederates got off to a . Cross Keys battlefield in the Shenandoah Valley with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background. Cross Keys was one of the final battles of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson’s Valley Campaign. Photo Credit: Nancy Hess.   A weathered headstone in a cemetery near the state airport in Berlin marks one resident's contribution to saving the Union during the Battle of the Wilderness, which began years ago Monday.

The Army of the Valley By June of Grant's Overland Campaign had hammered Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia into a close defence of Richmond and Petersburg. Lee knew that in the face of superior Northern manpower and logistics a . From Septem to Appomattox, Wellsís brigade claims to have inflicted more damage to the Confederacy than any other brigade in the Cavalry Corps and this claim, if correct, is higher than any other brigade in the armies of the Shenandoah, the James, and the Potomac, as well as outstripping claims from Shermanís troops.

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In this story The Vermont Brigade in the Shenandoah Valley, the Brigade's activities under the command of Union General Phil Sheridan are recounted by Aldace F. Walker an officer in the 11th Vermont (a regiment that was also designated as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery).3/5(1).

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1 8 6 4. BY ALDACE F. WALKER. BURLINGTON, VT. THE FREE PRESS ASSOCIATION. Page II Entered according to Act of Congress, in the yearby ALDACE F. WALKER, In the Clerk's office of the District Court of the United States for the District of Vermont.

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(Aldace Freeman), Publication date Topics Vermont Infantry Burlington, Free press association Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of. Organization and early battles. The "Old Brigade" served from to and was one of two brigades from Vermont, both famous in their own right.

The First Vermont Brigade was organized in Octoberprimarily through the efforts of Maj. Gen. William F. "Baldy" was composed of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Vermont regiments, which had been.

Full text of "The Vermont brigade in the Shenandoah Valley, " See other formats. Colonel Walker contributed to current magazines and reviews, and wrote a large number of opinions and special reports, embodied in the first two volumes of the Interstate Commerce Commission reports, and a book, The Vermont Brigade in the Shenandoah Valley,published in The Vermont Brigade in the Shenandoah Valley, by Lieutenant Colonel Aldace F.

Walker. I have enlarged the size of the print from the original and therefore the size of the book is. Vandiver, Frank E. Jubal's Raid: General Early's Famous Attack on Washington in New York: McGraw-Hill, Walker, Aldace F.

The Vermont Brigade in the Shenandoah Valley, Burlington: Fress Press Association, Walker, Gary C. Yankee Soldiers in Virginia Valleys: Hunter's Raid. Roanoke: A & W Enterprise, [Montpelier] The Vermont historical society [c] Includes lists of Barnard men who fought in the revolution, the war ofand the Civil War.

2 v. Walker, Aldace F. The Vermont brigade in the Shenandoah Valley. In General Lee ordered sharpshooter battalions formed in every infantry brigade based on the pattern established by Rodes and Blackford.

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Aldace F. Walker, “The Vermont Brigade in the Shenandoah Valley, ” (Burlington, VT: The Free Press Association, ). *Note in our March newsletter we promised that would be devoted to highlighting important works related to the Shenandoah Valley’s Civil War- era story published in the conflict’s immediate aftermath.

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Jeffry D. Wert, From Winchester to Cedar Creek: The Shenandoah Campaign of Carlisle, Pennsylvania: South Mountain Press, Aldace F. Walker, The Vermont Brigade in the Shenandoah Valley The 2nd Vermont Brigade was an infantry brigade in the Union Army of the Potomac during the American Civil War.

Contents[show] Composition and commanders The brigade was composed of the 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Vermont Infantry regiments, all nine-month regiments raised as a result of President Lincoln's call on August 4,for additional troops due to the.

Once the war returned to the Shenandoah Valley in the spring and summer ofhowever, the tide began to turn.

By the fall, the odds were stacked against the Confederate horsemen. The new face of the Army of the Potomac's Union cavalry,Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan, saw prime cavalry action as a colonel in the Western Theater. VERMONT BRIGADE IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY, (Hardcover) By Aldace F. Walker. () 39 VERMONT RIFLEMEN IN THE WAR FOR THE UNION, About Us; Home; Catalog; Get In Touch.

[email protected] HIGGINSON BOOK COMPANY, LLC P.O. Box 10 Colonial Rd. Ste. Salem, MA Phone:. Shenandoah Valley campaigns, (July –March ), in the American Civil War, important military campaigns in a four-year struggle for control of the strategic Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, running roughly north and south between the Blue Ridge and the Allegheny South used the transportation advantages of the valley so effectively that it often became the “valley.

1st edition. A Very Good copy or better. 8vo., 13, (3) pp., illustrated with a b&w plate, and line drawings. Bound in red cloth, with the title on the front board in gilt. The boards have a few light abrasions, particularly on the front board's upper tip.

The First Vermont Brigade was organized in Octoberprimarily through the efforts of Maj. Gen. William F. "Baldy" Smith. It was composed of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Vermont Infantry regiments, which had been individually mustered into service between June and September, for a time, it also included the 26th New Jersey Infantry.

The museum tells the story of the Shenandoah Valley in and the variety of battles and actions that occurred, as well as the hardships the women and children endured to maintain the homes.

Numerous displays and artifacts are available for viewing and learning as well as a theater with DVD presentations. Shows the area of the Shenandoah Valley including the Blue Ridge Mountains between Staunton and Front Royal, Va.

In mid alm troops were placed in the Middle Military Division under General Sheridan. Between August and November Sheridan engaged Early's troops several times at Winchester, Fishers Hill and Cedar Creek, Va.8.

Aldace F. Walker. Class of Enlisted 8/13/62 as 1st Lt.; mustered in to Co. B, 1st VT Heavy Artillery (11th VT Infantry).

Promoted to Capt., Co. C, 11/30/62; Major 6/28/64; Lt. Col. 10/19/64 by Brevet; Lt. Col. 5/23/ Mustered out 6/24/ In he authored The Vermont Brigade in the Shenandoah Valley We cannot better give the character of his work in the war than to copy from the work entitled "The Vermont Brigade in the Shenandoah Valley," by Aldace F.

WALKER*, lieutenant-colonel of the doctor's regiment, as follows.