Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates fall back after the Battle of Cedar Mountain as Robert E. Lee prepares to move the rest of his Confederate army up to meet Jackson.
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The Carnifex Ferry Engagement
William S. Rosecrans’s Federals clash with John B. Floyd’s Confederates as Rosecrans tries to strengthen his foothold in western Virginia.
Vacillating and Harassing Orders
Confederate commanders bicker over where their troops should be positioned, hindering their chances to hold western Virginia.
You Will Not Need Your Beautiful Flag
In western Virginia, a Federal force looks to capture the Great Kanawha Valley while Confederates try to consolidate their forces.
The Battle of Kinston
March 8, 1865 – A small Confederate force under General Braxton Bragg tried making a stand east of Kinston to stop Major General Jacob D.
North Carolina: Battle Looms Near Kinston
March 7, 1865 – General Braxton Bragg hoped to prevent Federals from joining forces in North Carolina by blocking a detachment moving inland from the