Joseph Hooker works to reorganize and revitalize the demoralized Federal Army of the Potomac.
Tag: Army of the Potomac
Commanding a Mighty Large Elephant
Joseph Hooker begins to reorganize and rejuvenate the demoralized Federal Army of the Potomac, but many doubt that he will ultimately succeed.
Army of the Potomac: Hooker Takes Command
The defeat at Fredericksburg and the failed “Mud March” spark recriminations among the Federal army command, leading to wholesale changes.
Nearing Mutiny in the Army of the Potomac
As officers in the Federal Army of the Potomac voice opposition to their commander and the soldiers threaten mutiny, General Ambrose Burnside gives President Abraham Lincoln an ultimatum.
The “Mud March” Ends
Driving rain in northern Virginia immobilizes the Federal Army of the Potomac and wreaks havoc on Ambrose E. Burnside’s plan to launch another offensive against the Confederates at Fredericksburg.
The “Mud March” Begins
Ambrose E. Burnside prepares to launch another offensive intended to restore his reputation and revitalize the demoralized Army of the Potomac.