The Civil War in Loudoun County, Virginia: a history of hard times

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A no-man's land through which raiding armies frequently passed, Loudoun County, Virginia, was itself a land of divided loyalties--one in three voters rejected secession in 1861--but with each new regiment came strengthened resolve to salvage their shattered lives despite defeat and military occupation.In this look at Loudoun County's role in the Civil War, historian Stevan Meserve narrates not only the large-scale fighting at Ball's Bluff in 1861 and in the Loudoun Valley cavalry battles of 1863, but also the lives of the citizens who sacrificed their crops and livestock, cared for the wounded and buried the dead of storied regiments such as White's Comanches, Cole's Potomac Home Brigade, Mosby's Rangers and the Independent Loudoun Rangers. Drawing upon military accounts and other historical documents, The Civil War in Loudoun County celebrates their eventual triumph and the vibrant communities that exist today.
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subject_facet Loudoun County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century, Loudoun County (Va.) -- History, Military -- 19th century, Loudoun County (Va.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects, Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865, Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects
title_display The Civil War in Loudoun County, Virginia : a history of hard times
title_full The Civil War in Loudoun County, Virginia : a history of hard times / Stevan F. Meserve ; with a chapter on Balls Bluff by James A. Morgan III
title_short The Civil War in Loudoun County, Virginia :
title_sub a history of hard times