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Brigadier General John D. Imboden : Confederate commander in the Shenandoah / Spencer C. Tucker.

By: Tucker, Spencer, 1937-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 372 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780813128771 (electronic bk.); 0813128773 (electronic bk.); 9780813138275 (electronic bk.); 0813138272 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Imboden, John D. (John Daniel), 1823-1895 | Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography | Confederate States of America. Army -- Biography | Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- CampaignsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Brigadier General John D. Imboden.DDC classification: 973.7/455/092 Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Early life to the Civil War -- Initial military service -- First battle of Manassas -- Forming a partisan command -- The 1st Virginia Partisan Rangers (1862-1863) -- The spring 1863 Jones-Imboden raid into West Virginia -- The Gettysburg campaign -- Imboden's second West Virginia raid -- The 1864 Shenandoah Valley campaign -- Destruction of the Valley -- Final Confederate service -- Post-Civil War career.
Summary: " John D. Imboden is an important but often overlooked figure in Civil War history. With only limited militia training, the Virginia lawyer and politician rose to the rank of brigadier general in the Confederate Army and commanded the Shenandoah Valley District, which had been created for Stonewall Jackson. Imboden organized and led the Staunton Artillery in the capture of the U.S. arsenal at Harper's Ferry. He participated in the First Battle of Bull Run/Manassas and organized a cavalry command that fought alongside Stonewall Jackson in his Shenandoah Valley Campaign. The Jones/Imboden Raid i
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-361) and index.

Early life to the Civil War -- Initial military service -- First battle of Manassas -- Forming a partisan command -- The 1st Virginia Partisan Rangers (1862-1863) -- The spring 1863 Jones-Imboden raid into West Virginia -- The Gettysburg campaign -- Imboden's second West Virginia raid -- The 1864 Shenandoah Valley campaign -- Destruction of the Valley -- Final Confederate service -- Post-Civil War career.

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" John D. Imboden is an important but often overlooked figure in Civil War history. With only limited militia training, the Virginia lawyer and politician rose to the rank of brigadier general in the Confederate Army and commanded the Shenandoah Valley District, which had been created for Stonewall Jackson. Imboden organized and led the Staunton Artillery in the capture of the U.S. arsenal at Harper's Ferry. He participated in the First Battle of Bull Run/Manassas and organized a cavalry command that fought alongside Stonewall Jackson in his Shenandoah Valley Campaign. The Jones/Imboden Raid i

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Spencer C. Tucker is a professor of history and holds the John Biggs Chair of Military History at the Virginia Military Institute. A graduate of VMI, he served as a captain in Army Intelligence during 1965-1967. He lives in Lexington, VA. <p>

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