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Author Peters, Ralph, 1952- author.

Title Valley of the shadow / Ralph Peters ; maps by George Skoch.

Publication Info. New York : Forge, 2015.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC PETERS,R    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 509 pages : maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "A novel"--Jacket.
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Sequel to Hell or Richmond.
Summary "The desperate struggle for mastery of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley ... pitted a remarkable cast of heroes in blue and gray against each other: ... Phillip Sheridan, a Union general with an uncanny gift for inspiring soldiers, and Jubal Early, his Confederate counterpart; ... the dashing Yankee boy-general, George Armstrong Custer, and the brilliant, courageous John Brown Gordon, a charismatic Georgian who lived one of the era's greatest love stories. From hungry, hard-bitten Rebel privates to a pair of Union officers destined to become presidents, from a neglected hero who saved our nation's capital and went on to write one of his century's greatest novels, to doomed Confederate leaders of incomparable valor, Ralph Peters brings to life yesteryear's giants and their breathtaking battles"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888 -- Fiction.
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 -- Fiction.
Gordon, John Brown, 1832-1904 -- Fiction.
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 -- Fiction.
Nichols, G. W. (George Washington), 1843-1916 -- Fiction.
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 -- Fiction.
Ricketts, James B. (James Brewerton), 1817-1887 -- Fiction.
Ramseur, Stephen Dodson, 1837-1864 -- Fiction.
Hayes, Rutherford B., 1822-1893 -- Fiction.
Maryland Campaign, 1864 -- Fiction.
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864 (August-November) -- Fiction.
Monocacy, Battle of, Md., 1864 -- Fiction.
Winchester, 3rd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1864 -- Fiction.
Fisher's Hill, Battle of, Va., 1864 -- Fiction.
Cedar Creek, Battle of, Va., 1864 -- Fiction.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 61st -- Fiction.
Confederate States of America. Army of the Valley -- Fiction.
United States. Army of the Shenandoah -- Fiction.
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
War stories.
Historical fiction.
War stories.
Added Author Skoch, George F., cartographer.
ISBN 9780765374035 (hbk.)
076537403X (hbk.)
9781466839816 (ebk.)

 
    
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