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aken better care of his men than of himself. See memoir in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 176. The history of the Shenandoah Valley campaigns really begins in 1862, when Jackson defeated Fremont at Cross Keys, captured the garrison at Front Royal, drove Banks across the Potomac, and, by alarming Washington, broke up the impending junction of McDowell and McClellan and the threatened capture of Richmond. Pond's Shenandoah Valley in 1864 (Campaigns of the Civil War), p. 3. The part taee hours, lost many killed and nearly a hundred prisoners, including its major, surgeon and assistant surgeon. Col. Geo. H. Gordon, its commander, won his promotion to a brigadier-generalship by his distinguished services on this retreat. At Front Royal and Winchester (May 23-25) the regiment lost some 16 killed and mortally wounded. In the overwhelming defeat of General Sigel at Newmarket, Va., May 15, 1864, the 34th Infantry was the only Massachusetts regiment involved, and it did its be