The War Hits Home: The Civil War in Southeastern Virginia the Civil War in Southeastern Virginia

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In 1863 Confederate forces under Lieutenant General James Longstreet, while scouring Southside Virginia for badly needed supplies, threatened the Union garrison in Suffolk. For the residents of surrounding Nansemond, Isle of Wight, and Southampton Counties, the Suffolk campaign followed an exhausting and deadly pattern. Already subjected to the demands of waves of soldiers, first Southern recruits and then Union occupation troops, the people of the region faced the severest tests the Civil War could impose upon human beings ...

The War Hits Home: The Civil War in Southeastern Virginia the Civil War in Southeastern Virginia 2001, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813920276

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