John Pope misses an opportunity to claim an easy Federal victory in northern Virginia, and Robert E. Lee hurries to form a plan of attack before Federal numbers become too overwhelming.
Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates fall back after the Battle of Cedar Mountain as Robert E. Lee prepares to move the rest of his Confederate army up to meet Jackson.
Confederate officials talk Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson out of resigning from his command in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
An order from the Confederate secretary of war prompts Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson to submit his resignation from the Confederate army.
A group of Confederate officers led by William W. Loring petition Richmond to force Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson to remove them from the miserable town of Romney.
Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates seize their objective in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, while Frederick Lander is barred from pursuing Jackson’s men.