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Colonel E.G. Keogh p1

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Shenandoah 1861-62 is an account of the tactics used by Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee in their successful campaign in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia in the early stages of the American Civil War. 

Colonel E.G. Keogh wrote the book for the training of Australian Army officers, in 1954.

He provides a list of good novels on the Civil War. He writes:

The undermentioned novels have been recommended as good background reading by Mr. C. E. Dornbusch, of the New York Public Library. These books are all entertaining recreational reading, and from them the student will obtain a very good idea of how people on both sides felt about the war. Since in a protracted struggle success or failure depends to a considerable extent on the will of the people, this knowledge is essential to a proper understanding fo the true nature of the American Civil War.

Action at Aquilla. – By Hervey Allen. (Farrar and Rinehart, New York), 1938.

Bugles Blow No More. – By Clifford Dowdey. (Little, Brown and Co., Boston), 1937.

Long Remember. – By McKinley Kantor. (Coward McAnn, New York). 1934.

Gone With the Wind. – By Margaret Mitchell. (MacMillan and Co., New York.) 1936.

By Valour and Arms. – By James Street. (Dial Press, New York.) 1944.

House Divided. – By Ben Ames Willaims. (Houghton Mifflin and Co. Boston.) 1947.

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