Two excellent books on the Battle of Cedar Creek have appeared since this brochure was first published in 1987. Additionally, the battle has been given extensive coverage in works dealing with the history of the Shenandoah Valley and with Early's and Sheridan's 1864 operations in it. The controversial nature of the battle has produced a great number of articles and published letters dealing with various issues and interpretations. Unit histories and personal diaries invariably devote a few pages of rich detail about personal experiences at the battle.
Lewis, Thomas A., The Guns of Cedar Creek, New York: Harper & Row, 1988. This very readable account of the battle is strong on the biographies of key leaders while providing necessary tactical detail.
Wert, Jeffry D., From Winchester to Cedar Creek: The Shenandoah Campaign of 1864, Carlisle, Pennsylvania: South Mountain Press, 1987. This is a thoroughly researched study of the entire campaign under Sheridan, equally well supported with its graphics.
U.S. War Department, The War of the Rebellion, A Compilation of the
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Washington, D.C.,
Government Printing Office, 1893. Series One, Volume XLIII, Parts 1 and
2 contain the documents and reports concerning Cedar Creek.
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