Shenandoah Valley


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Shen·an·do·ah Valley

 (shĕn′ən-dō′ə)
A valley of northern Virginia between the Allegheny and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Drained by the Shenandoah River, about 250 km (150 mi) long, the valley has long been an important Appalachian corridor.
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Noun1.Shenandoah Valley - a large valley between the Allegheny Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains in northern VirginiaShenandoah Valley - a large valley between the Allegheny Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains in northern Virginia; site of numerous battles during the American Civil War
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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Headquartered in Moorefield, West Virginia, Summit is a USD2.3bn financial holding company that provides community banking services primarily in the Eastern Panhandle and Southern regions of West Virginia and the Northern, Shenandoah Valley and Southwestern regions of Virginia, through its bank subsidiary, Summit Community Bank Inc., Summit Community Bank Inc.
-- In its ongoing effort to help combat the nation's opioid epidemic, CVS last month announced the Aetna Foundation's $1 million grant to the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition to help fuel its new Law Enforcement Overdose Intervention Program.
The stay puts an immediate stop to any construction in the National Forest until an appeal filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) and Sierra Club, on behalf of Cowpasture River Preservation Association, Highlanders for Responsible Development, Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, Shenandoah Valley Network, Sierra Club, Wild Virginia and Virginia Wilderness Committee is decided.
Knight (Military Curator at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh) is the first full-length account in more than three decades to examine the combat at New Market on May 15, 1864--the battle that opened the pivotal 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign.
Valley Thunder: The Battle of New Market and the Opening of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, May 1864 (reprint, 2010)
In the fall of 1864, General Phil Sheridan vowed to turn the breadbasket Shenandoah Valley into "a desert", and set Custer to the task.
The author of three novels about the American Civil War, his first covering Gettysburg and the second focusing on the battles of the Wilderness and Cold Harbor, Peters' most recent offering, "Valley of the Shadows," involving the Shenandoah Valley struggle of 1864 is, to my mind, the best of the batch.
Based in Winchester VA, the Aikens Group is a premier development firm in the Blue Ridge Shenandoah Valley. Since 1931, the Aikens Group has served the Interstate 81 and Interstate 66 corridors from Martinsburg WV to Strasburg, VA.
25 February 2015 - US-based bank holding company First National Corp.'s (OTCQB: FXNC) First Bank subsidiary has received regulatory approval from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Virginia's Bureau of Financial Institutions to acquire six branches in the Shenandoah Valley and central Virginia from Bank of America.
Shenandoah Valley 1862: Stonewall Jackson Outmaneuvers the Union receives fine color illustrations by Adam Hook to compliment black and white accounts of the campaign that lead Jackson to march his army over 600 miles in 48 days, winning five major battles in the process and overcoming a Union force of some 50,000 men.
The company invested USD2.8m in the project to further advance its bioscience research capabilities at the company's Shenandoah Valley (SRI SV) Centre for Advanced Drug Research.
Comprised of six counties--Sierra Foothills, Amador, El Dorado, Shenandoah Valley (located in EI Dorado), Fiddletown, Fair Play and North Yuba--the region boasts some 130 wineries, says Mark Skenfield, a viticulturist for Vinescapes, a vineyard management company based in Murphys, CA.

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