1862 Life in the Shenandoah Valley


“1862 Life in the Shenandoah Valley” edited by Elsie Renalds Newcomer and Janet Renalds Ramsey

From the cover: “This book, commemorating the second year of the Sesquicentennial Of The Civil War, is a sequel to “1861 Life in the Shenandoah Valley.” A journal, letters, and news articles portray a vivid view of life in New Market and the Valley during the second year of the Civil War. Military campaigns, casualties, and camp life cross paths with civilian life when children, cattle, and corn are sacrificed for confederate cause. This book is a compilation of the journal of Siram Peter Henkel, the letter collection of Caspar Coiner Henkel, M.D., and The Daily Dispatch Of Richmond, Virginia.” 344 pages

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