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Banners at Shenandoah : a story of Sheridan's Fighting Cavalry

Author: Bruce Catton
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, ©1955.
Series: Cavalcade books.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Enlisting in the Union Army, a seventeen-year-old from Michigan ends up in the cavalry under "Fighting Phil" Sheridan headed for Virginia.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978.
Banners at Shenandoah.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1955
(OCoLC)568047431
Named Person: Philip Henry Sheridan; Philip Henry Sheridan
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Catton
OCLC Number: 7473216
Description: 254 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The magic glass --
I had to stay behind --
The road to war --
New store clothes --
The making of a trooper --
We've got to be tough --
We wished we'd stayed at home --
Sheridan's way --
Sword of the Lord and of Gideon --
To carry the flag --
The end of a quarrel --
The girl in the valley --
The fight on the mountain --
Sheridan moves east --
I could feel myself falling --
Sheridan's new army --
A letter from Lavinia --
A night ride to Winchester --
The one thing I remembered --
The general pays a call --
The faraway guns --
And the sixth corps cheered --
It's just beginning.
Series Title: Cavalcade books.
Responsibility: Bruce Catton.

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Enlisting in the Union Army, a seventeen-year-old from Michigan ends up in the cavalry under "Fighting Phil" Sheridan headed for Virginia.

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Outstanding Juvenile Novel about the Civil War

by bbolin (WorldCat user published 2008-11-04) Excellent Permalink

Bruce Catton, a distinguished Civil War scholar, obviously admired Phil Sheridan. He makes Sheridan the hero of this novel which is told from the point of view of a teenager who fought on the Union side in the Civil War.

I am a veteran and I have read a lot about the Army and the Army General...
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