Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson and Richard Ewell struggle with conflicting orders while trying to join forces to attack Federal forces in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
Tag: Shenandoah Valley
Lee’s Fateful Message to Jackson
As Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates move back east, he receives a message from Robert E. Lee giving him free rein to operate against the Federals in the Shenandoah Valley, and even threaten Washington.
The Battle of McDowell
A fight for possession of a key hill results in a Federal withdrawal and a Confederates seizure of the military initiative in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
How I Wish Peace Would Be Declared
“Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates move east to join forces with another Confederate army and confront a detachment of John C. Fremont’s Federals in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
Nothing to Be Done in This Valley
Nathaniel P. Banks looks to unify Federal forces in the Shenandoah Valley, confident there is no opposition. But Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson has other ideas.
The Blow Must Be Sudden and Heavy
Federal forces move farther into Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, while Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson begins developing plans to drive them out.