Confederates under Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson approaches the Federal supply depot at Manassas Junction, as John Pope remains unaware of the Confederates’ objective.
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Pope Turns His Back
Robert E. Lee plans to attack the Federal Army of Virginia while posted between two rivers, but Federal commander John Pope learns of Lee’s plan.
The Battle of Cedar Mountain
Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates advance toward Culpeper Court House and confront a Federal force deployed to stop them at Cedar Mountain in northern Virginia.
An Ass Between Two Bundles of Hay
John Pope sends his Federal army probing southward from northern Virginia, while Robert E. Lee determines that Pope is the main threat to his Confederate army.
The Northern Virginia Campaign Begins
Federal cavalry discovers that Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates have reached the important railroad town of Gordonsville ahead of them.
The Seven Days’ Battles: Glendale
Robert E. Lee makes another attempt to destroy the Federal Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula, this time attacking at Glendale, Frayser’s Farm, and White Oak Swamp.