The Resource The Battle of White Sulphur Springs : Averell fails to secure West Virginia, Eric J. Wittenberg, (ebook)

The Battle of White Sulphur Springs : Averell fails to secure West Virginia, Eric J. Wittenberg, (ebook)

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The Battle of White Sulphur Springs : Averell fails to secure West Virginia
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The Battle of White Sulphur Springs
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Averell fails to secure West Virginia
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Eric J. Wittenberg
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eng
Summary
Though West Virginia was founded for the purpose of remaining loyal to the Union, severing ties with Virginia, home of the capital of the Confederacy, would prove difficult. West Virginia's fate would be tested on its battlegrounds. In August 1863, Union general William Woods Averell led a six-hundred-mile raid culminating in the Battle of White Sulphur Springs in Green Brier County. Colonel George S. Patton, grandfather of the legendary World War II general, met Averell with a dedicated Confederate force. After a fierce two-day battle, Patton defeated Averell, forcing him to retreat and leave West Virginia, and ultimately the Union, in the balance. Civil War historian Eric J. Wittenberg presents a fascinating in-depth analysis of the proceedings in the first book-length study of this important battle
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Midwest
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1961-
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Wittenberg, Eric J.
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973.7/35
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non fiction
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  • White Sulphur Springs, Battle of, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., 1863
  • West Virginia
  • United States
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adult
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The Battle of White Sulphur Springs : Averell fails to secure West Virginia, Eric J. Wittenberg, (ebook)
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9781614233268
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MWT11508883
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11508883
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The Battle of White Sulphur Springs : Averell fails to secure West Virginia, Eric J. Wittenberg, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614233268
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11508883
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11508883
System control number
MWT11508883
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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