The Second Bull Run campaign winds down as Confederates have difficulty in chasing down John Pope’s Federals before they can fall back to the safety of the Washington defenses.
Tag: James Longstreet
The Second Battle of Bull Run: Longstreet
The right wing of Robert E. Lee’s Confederate army rips into John Pope’s Federals and nearly destroys his Army of Virginia in the decisive fight of the Second Bull Run campaign.
The Second Battle of Bull Run: Jackson
Federals under John Pope continue the fight with Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates from the previous day, unaware that Robert E. Lee had united Jackson with James Longstreet’s Confederates near the old Bull Run battlefield.
The Second Battle of Bull Run: Groveton
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.
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.
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.