Bloody Path to the Shenandoah: Fighting with the Union VI Corps in the American Civil War

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Drawing from the primary resource of Charles Judson's diaries from 1863 and 1864, Stewart Petrie incorporates other information concerning the Union VI Corps to paint this picture of Civil War life. The unending problems of long marches, heat exhaustion, poor food, and illness are punctuated with episodes of brutal warfare and stark terror. The Union VI Corps participated in such hard-fought battles as the Wilderness, North Anna River, the slaughter at Cold Harbor, and most notably at Cedar Creek.

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Bloody Path to the Shenandoah includes an electrifying account of the turning of the tide of battle at Cedar Creek. A personal view of the fighting from the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, and finally to Cedar Creek with the Union VI Corps in the American Civil War.

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Stewart Petrie graduated from the University of Connecticut before completing his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. During World War II he served as a navigator-bombardier. He has been published numerous times. His contributions to Civil War literature include Letters and Journals of a Civil War Surgeon and Captive of Libby Prison. A member of the Society of Civil War Surgeons, he has traveled and lectured, using the extensive documents, surgical instruments, and memorabilia handed down from his family. Now retired from medical practice, he resides in Branford, Connecticut.

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