Letter from Maj. Sullivan Ballou, 2nd Rhode Island, to his wife.
Tag: Northern Virginia
The Military Situation in Northern Virginia
The first land battle of the war takes place in northern Virginia, and Confederates blockade the Potomac waterway into Chesapeake Bay.
Meade Looks to Advance in Northern Virginia
September 15, 1863 – Major General George G. Meade planned to advance against General Robert E. Lee’s weakened Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, but only