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Stoneman raid of 1865.

L. S. Trowbridge

Stoneman raid of 1865.

A paper prepared and read before the Michigan commandery of the loyal legion of the United States, Jan. 8th, 1888.

by L. S. Trowbridge

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Published by Ostler printing co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stoneman"s Raid, 1865

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Companion Gen"l Luther S. Trowbridge.
    SeriesMilitary order of the loyal legion of the United States. Michigan commandery. War papers., no. 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE464 .M62 vol. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6914850M
    LC Control Number02008580
    OCLC/WorldCa23338307

      In terms of published histories, the raid usually merits just a chapter or two in more general works, along with the occasional magazine or journal article. Back in , Thomas Ramsey self-published a book length account (now scarce) titled The Raid: East Tennessee, Western N. Carolina, Southwest Virginia, the value of which is unknown to me. Stoneman's Raid, conducted by the Union's Maj. Gen. George Stoneman in late March and April , constituted one of the last military operations in the Civil an's cavalry, about 6, strong, entered North Carolina from Tennessee in late March, intending to cut off Gen. Robert E. Lee's escape routes in the event of his expected defeat in Virginia.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Civil War Ser.: The Stoneman Raid Ends: Follow Him to the Ends of the Earth by Dennis J. Dufrene and Joshua Beau Blackwell (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Stoneman's Raid is not a topic covered in detail by many historians, and the portion of the raid in Surry County receives even less attention. In order to meet the goals of this project, many different primary and locally produced secondary sources had to be located and digitized.

    The Stoneman's Raid Ends: Follow Him to the Ends of the Earth. by Joshua Beau Blackwell. Civil War Series. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *. Stoneman's Raid Gen. George Stoneman O n Ma , Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6, cavalrymen from Tennessee into western North Carolina and southwestern Virginia to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad, the North Carolina Railroad, and the Piedmont Railroad.


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Stoneman raid of 1865 by L. S. Trowbridge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chris J. Hartley has pulled George Stoneman's raid out of the shadows of history by highlighting the raid in his book, "Stoneman's Raid " Thoroughly researched and written in an easily read style, Mr. Hartley's impressive tome leaves no historical stone unturned/5(10). Despite its geographic scope, Stonemans raid failed in its primary goal of helping to end the war.

Based on exhaustive research in thirty-four repositories in twelve states and from more than books and newspapers, Hartleys book tells the com In the spring ofFederal major general George Stoneman launched a cavalry raid deep into /5. Books: Ina W.

Van Noppen, Stoneman’s Last Raid, Raleigh NC: North Carolina State College Print Shop, Ben F. Fordney, George Stoneman: A Biography of the Union General.

United States: McFarland, Joshua B. Blackwell, The Stoneman’s Raid Begins: Leave Nothing for the Rebellion to Stand Upon.

United States: History Press,   Stoneman’s Raid, by Chris J. Hartley Product Details Hardcover: pages Publisher: John F. Blair, Publisher (September 1, ) Language: English ISBN.

Stoneman's Raid,Pfafftown, NC. likes 11 talking about this. In the spring ofFederal Maj. Gen. George Stoneman led a cavalry raid deep into the Confederacy. Welcome to the Facebook. "Stoneman's Raid, " is available at bookstores and through the publisher, John F.

Blair, Plaza Drive, Winston-Salem, NC or go to The hardback is $ plus tax. Get this from a library. Stoneman's Raid, [Chris J Hartley] -- In the spring ofFederal major general George Stoneman launched a cavalry raid deep into the heart of the Confederacy.

Despite its geographic scope, Stonemans raid failed in its primary. Based on exhaustive research in 34 repositories in 12 states and from more than books and newspapers, Hartley's book tells the complete story of Stoneman's raid for the first time.

From the Author: George Stoneman's Union cavalry raid did much for his tattered reputation, perhaps even helping the major general to the governorship. In AprilMajor General Joseph Hooker put his army in motion to force Lee out of his Fredericksburg positions.

He sent Major General George Stoneman's 10,strong cavalry to move between Lee and the Confederate capital, Richmond. Hooker expected Stoneman to sever Lee's line of supply by destroying the strategically vital Orange and Alexandria Railroad at the town of Gordonsville.

Always generating a great deal of interest among readers, cavalry raid studies comprise a large segment of the Civil War military literature, and Stoneman's Raid, ranks among the best of the genre.

Exhaustively researched, and with an all embracing treatment of the subject, the book is also beautifully presented in a fine cloth edition. Stoneman's Raid,Pfafftown, NC. likes. In the spring ofFederal Maj. Gen. George Stoneman led a cavalry raid deep into the Confederacy.

Welcome to the Facebook page for Stoneman. Stoneman's raid of was one of the last actions of the Civil War. although very successful it seems to have came too late in the War to have a major impact.

A great deal of military supplies were destroyed but I have never been sure the Confederacy had the means to transport of use most of the military supplies.

Available from and other leading retailers, this new book is sure to become the definitive book on the operation. Hartley’s website touts ” In the spring ofFederal Maj.

Gen. George Stoneman launched a cavalry raid deep into the heart of the Confederacy. For two long months, Stoneman’s cavalry rode across six southern. Stoneman’s Raid may have helped to speed up the end of the war, as Robert E.

Lee surrendered at Appomattox on April 9, >> Back to table of contents. Stoneman’s Raid in Virginia, For many Confederate citizens in Southwest Virginia, Union general George Stoneman’s raid was the most terrifying experience of the Civil War in.

(pencil drawings). Title from front end paper. Includes select landowners. Label mounted on cover: Treasurer of the Confederate States in account with Wm.

Thomas Hardy, Capt. & Asst. Qr M., C.S.P.A. Statement of responsibility taken from front flyleaf. Inscription on p. 2 of back flyleaf: Head Quarters of Bvt. Brig. Genl. Palmer. Book - in charge of Sergt. Wiser, Co. 15th Penn. Based on exhaustive research in 34 repositories in 12 states and from more than books and newspapers, Hartley's book tells the complete story of Stoneman's raid for the first time.

Reviews User-contributed reviews. The Stoneman Gazette was a daily online newspaper throughout the th anniversary of Stoneman's Raid, a Civil War campaign spanning six Southern states in the spring of   The Stoneman's Raid Begins: Leave Nothing for the Rebellion to Stand Upon.

Search for: LOGIN 0 View Cart. Toggle navigation. BOOKS; STATES. California New York Pennsylvania Michigan Ohio Illinois Massachusetts New Jersey Florida. Chris J. Hartley is the author of several nonfiction books.

His latest book is The Lost Soldier (Stackpole Books, ). It follows the ordeal of a World War II draftee and his family from the home front to the Huertgen Forest. Prior to that, Hartley authored Stoneman's Raid,which was published by /5(6).

Stoneman’s North Carolina Raid AugustWith Len Riedel, from Winston-Salem, NC A BGES Weekend Warrior Program. Photo courtesy of Medford Historical Society & Museum With the war coming to an end, General-in-Chief U.S. Grant sought military actions that would deny the diminishing Confederate armies the means of sustenance.

Chris Hartley, a native North Carolinian, is author of the recently published Stoneman’s Raid, His article on the raid also appeared in Blue and Gray magazine. He is a frequent speaker and has written numerous articles on Civil War topics.

His first book was Stuart’s Tarheels: James B. Gordon and his North Carolina Cavalry.The Stoneman Gazette was a daily online newspaper throughout the th anniversary of Stoneman's Raid, a Civil War campaign spanning six Southern states in the spring of We continue to publish occasionally. This blog includes well over stories, stacked like .Stoneman’s Raid has been described as the final blow to the Confederacy during the Civil War.

From March until AprilMajor General George Stoneman led a Union army into North Carolina and Virginia with the order to destroy Confederate structures and railways. The raid caused utter destruction in western North Carolina, and the task of rebuilding the many buildings and railroads proved.