Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates drive one Federal army out of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, but two more are quickly closing in on them from opposite directions.
Tag: John C. Fremont
The Battle of Winchester
Confederates win a tremendous victory to gain control of most of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and make the name “Stonewall” a legend in the South.
We Shall Stand Firm
Following the Federal defeat at Front Royal in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Nathaniel P. Banks retreats and Abraham Lincoln scrambles to send him reinforcements.
The Removal of John C. Fremont
John C. Fremont finally gets the order removing him from command of the Federal Army of the West and replacing him with David Hunter.
Burning Up a Million Devils
John C. Fremont touts the recapture of Lexington and Springfield as great victories, but they do little to change the tumultuous military situation in Missouri.
An Organized System of Pillage
President Lincoln issues orders formally relieving John C. Fremont from command. But getting the orders to Fremont would be another matter.