A Compilation of The Journal of Siram Peter Henkel, The Letter Collection of Caspar Coiner Henkel, M.D., and the Daily Dispatch of Richmond, Virginia.
This book, commemorating the second year of the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, is a sequel to "1861 Life in the Shenandoah Valley." A journal, letters, and news articles portray a vivid view of life in New Market and the Valley during the second year of the Civil War. Military campaigns, casualties, and camp life cross paths with civilian life when children, cattle and corn are sacrificed for the Confederate cause. Discover how the Henkel, Coiner and Miller families were involved in the war when life was interrupted by the invasion of Yankees and by Jackson's Campaign.