Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates attack a portion of John Pope’s Federal Army of Virginia northwest of Manassas Junction and spark a major battle in northern Virginia.
Tag: Army of Virginia
The Second Bull Run Campaign: Manassas Junction
Confederate troops under Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson descend on one of the largest Federal supply depots in Virginia, between John Pope’s Federal army and Washington, D.C.
This is No Place for This Army
Confederates under Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson approaches the Federal supply depot at Manassas Junction, as John Pope remains unaware of the Confederates’ objective.
Northern Virginia: Lee Moves to Flank Pope
John Pope misses an opportunity to claim an easy Federal victory in northern Virginia, and Robert E. Lee hurries to form a plan of attack before Federal numbers become too overwhelming.
A Fair Exchange of Prisoners
Confederate cavalry commander Jeb Stuart seeks revenge for a recent Federal ambush and exacts more damage than even he intended.
Pope Turns His Back
Robert E. Lee plans to attack the Federal Army of Virginia while posted between two rivers, but Federal commander John Pope learns of Lee’s plan.