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Wall St. Journal: Sheridan’s 1864 Torching of the Shenandoah Valley

WALL STREET JOURNAL, July 26, 2014 Violence, Chaos and the Expansion of Government Power in 1864 Gen. Grant’s order to turn the Shenandoah Valley into a ‘desert’ signaled an unsettling new chapter in the Civil War. By James Bovard During the second weekend of July, Washington, D.C., celebrated the repulse of  Confederate Gen. Jubal Early’s […]

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