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Want to learn more about Hunter’s Raid of 1864 and the Civil War in Virginia? Explore these great websites.

John’s Military History

Virginia Military Institute Archives

Civil War Traveler

13th Regiment West Virginia Volunteer Infantry

Historic Sandusky

Recommended Reading:

Beach, William H. The First New York (Lincoln) Cavalry. New York: Lincoln Cavalry Association, 1902. Reprint: Annandale: Bacon Race Books, 1988.

Blackford, Charles M. Campaign and Battle of Lynchburg, Va. Lynchburg: J. P. Bell, 1901. Reprint: Lynchburg: Warwick House Publishing, 1994.

Crook, George. General George Crook: His Autobiography. Edited by M. F. Schmitt. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1960.

DuPont, Henry A. The Campaign of 1864 in the Valley of Virginia and the Expedition to Lynchburg. New York: National Americana Society, 1925.

Early, Jubal A. Jubal Early’s Memoirs: Autobiographical Sketch and Narrative of the War Between the States. 1894. Reprint. Baltimore: Nautical and Aviation Publishing, 1989.

Eby, Cecil D., Jr. Porte Crayon: The Life of David Hunter Strother. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1960.

Gilmor, Harry. Four Years in the Saddle. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866.

Kellogg, Sanford C. The Shenandoah Valley and Virginia, 1861-1865: A War Study. New York: Neale Publishing, 1903.

Lincoln, William S. Life with the 34th Massachusetts Infantry in the War of the Rebellion. Worcester: Noyes, Snow, 1879.

Lynch, Charles H. The Civil War Diary, 1862-1865, of Charles H. Lynch, 18th Connecticut Volunteers. Hartford, CT: Private printing, 1915.

Opie, John N. A Rebel Cavalryman with Lee, Stuart, and Jackson. Chicago: W. B. Conkey, 1899.

Pond, George E. The Shenandoah Valley in 1864. 1883. Reprint. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1989

Reader, Frank S. History of the Fifth West Virginia Cavalry and of Battery G, First West Virginia Light Artillery. New Brighton, PA: Daily News, 1890.

Stark, William B. “The Great Skedaddle.” Atlantic Monthly 162 (July 1938): 86-94.

Strother, David Hunter. A Virginia Yankee in the Civil War: The Diaries of David Hunter Strother. Edited by Cecil D. Eby, Jr. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1961.

Walker, Gary C. Yankee Soldiers in Virginia Valleys: Hunter’s Raid. Roanoke, Virginia: A & W Enterprise, 1989.

Wildes, Thomas F. Record of the 116th Regiment Ohio Infantry Volunteers. Sandusky: I. F. Mack, 1884.

Williams, Charles Richard. Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Nineteenth President of the United States, Vol. 2. Columbus, Ohio: The F.J. Heer Printing Company for the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, 1922.

Williams, T. Harry. Hayes of the Twenty-Third: The Civil War Volunteer Officer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965.

Worsham, John H. One of Jackson’s Foot Cavalry. New York: Neale, 1912. Reprint. Time-Life Books, 1982