A vicious fight in driving rain ends the Second Bull Run campaign with John Pope’s Federal Army of Virginia still intact but thoroughly defeated by Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
Tag: Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson
The Question is the Salvation of the Country
The Second Bull Run campaign winds down as Confederates have difficulty in chasing down John Pope’s Federals before they can fall back to the safety of the Washington defenses.
The Second Battle of Bull Run: Longstreet
The right wing of Robert E. Lee’s Confederate army rips into John Pope’s Federals and nearly destroys his Army of Virginia in the decisive fight of the Second Bull Run campaign.
The Second Battle of Bull Run: Jackson
Federals under John Pope continue the fight with Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates from the previous day, unaware that Robert E. Lee had united Jackson with James Longstreet’s Confederates near the old Bull Run battlefield.
The Second Battle of Bull Run: Groveton
Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates attack a portion of John Pope’s Federal Army of Virginia northwest of Manassas Junction and spark a major battle in northern Virginia.
The Second Bull Run Campaign: Manassas Junction
Confederate troops under Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson descend on one of the largest Federal supply depots in Virginia, between John Pope’s Federal army and Washington, D.C.