“Stonewall” Jackson issues orders for his Confederates to begin marching on New Year’s Day. Only Jackson knows that his men are about to embark on a grueling march to Romney in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson developed a plan to join forces with William Loring’s Confederate army and conduct a winter offensive in the Shenandoah Valley.
Joseph E. Johnston takes command of Confederates at Harpers Ferry, Va., and soon learns that the place is highly vulnerable to attack.
Virginians mobilize to defend their state against an impending Federal invasion from Washington.