Shenandoah Valley

Cultural Dictionary
Shenandoah Valley [(shen-uhn-doh-uh)]

A large, beautiful valley in northern Virginia, between the Blue Ridge Mountains and Allegheny Mountains.

Note: During the Civil War, it was the site of numerous battles because it served as one of the main sources of grain and fodder for the Confederacy.
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