Federal forces attack strong Confederate defenses on James Island, and cause a general to be removed from command.
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Federals Advance on Charleston
Henry W. Benham plans to attack Confederate positions on James Island, south of Charleston, in violation of orders from his superior.
The Battle of Ball’s Bluff
Federal forces suffer another horrific defeat when they are driven off a cliff overlooking the Potomac River at Leesburg, Virginia.
Shaking the Enemy Out of Leesburg
Federal forces converge on an isolated Confederate unit at Leesburg, a Virginia town up the Potomac River from Washington.