Robert E. Lee submits a request to President Jefferson Davis to reorganize his Confederate army before launching his second northern invasion.
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Confederates Descend on Harpers Ferry
Three Confederate forces converge on the Federal garrison at Harpers Ferry, at the strategic confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers.
The Battle of Cedar Mountain
Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates advance toward Culpeper Court House and confront a Federal force deployed to stop them at Cedar Mountain in northern Virginia.
An Ass Between Two Bundles of Hay
John Pope sends his Federal army probing southward from northern Virginia, while Robert E. Lee determines that Pope is the main threat to his Confederate army.
The Seven Days’ Battles: Glendale
Robert E. Lee makes another attempt to destroy the Federal Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula, this time attacking at Glendale, Frayser’s Farm, and White Oak Swamp.
The Seven Days’ Battles: Gaines’s Mill
Robert E. Lee launches another attack on the Federal right flank outside Richmond, which forces George B. McClellan to begin planning to withdraw southward to the James River.