June 23, 1863 – Confederate Major General Jeb Stuart planned to atone for his near-defeat at Brandy Station, but he disrupted General Robert E. Lee’s
October 10, 1862 – Major General J.E.B. “Jeb” Stuart’s Confederate cavalry reached Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in a daring raid on Major General George B. McClellan’s Federal
October 1, 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln left Washington to visit Major General George B. McClellan and inspect the Federal Army of the Potomac after
Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army defiantly awaited another attack from George B. McClellan’s Federals after the Battle of Antietam.
The bloodiest day in American history occurred as the armies of Robert E. Lee and George B. McClellan fought to a standoff near Sharpsburg, Maryland, along Antietam Creek.
As part of Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army fought at South Mountain, another portion led by Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson forced the largest Federal surrender of the war.