Virginians mobilize to defend their state against an impending Federal invasion from Washington.
Colonel Robert E. Lee resigns from the U.S. Army to follow his home state of Virginia out of the Union.
Virginians react to President Lincoln’s militia proclamation by voting to secede from the Union and join the Confederacy.
A former U.S. president persuades Virginians to invite all states to a conference to settle their differences.
June 8, 1864 – Brigadier General George Crook’s Federals from West Virginia joined forces with Major General David Hunter’s Army of the Shenandoah and prepared
April 2, 1863 – A mob of mostly women stormed the business district of the Confederate capital demanding relief from the epidemic of shortages plaguing