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THE CIVIL WAR AT 155 YEARS
(from CivilWarMonths.com):

1862:

The Peninsula and the Shenandoah Valley
10 Jun - As Major General George B. McClellan’s Federal Army of the Potomac remained relatively idle on the Virginia Peninsula, Confederate General Robert E. Lee sent reinforcements to Major General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley...


The Battle of Port Republic
9 Jun - Major General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson capped off his remarkable Shenandoah Valley campaign with another victory over the Federals sent to destroy him...


The Battle of Cross Keys
8 Jun - In Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, a portion of Major General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederate army met a Federal advance from the northwest while Jackson faced a separate Federal threat from the northeast...


"Stonewall" Jackson Turns the Tables
7 Jun - Major General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederate army continued moving south up the Shenandoah Valley and prepared to face two Federal forces approaching from both the east and west...


The Mumford Hanging
7 Jun - Major General Benjamin F. Butler, commanding Federal occupation forces in New Orleans, used dubious legal proceedings to make an example of a citizen for dishonoring the U.S. flag...


The Fall of Memphis
6 Jun - After capturing Fort Pillow, the Federal Western Flotilla immediately targeted Memphis, the Confederacy’s fifth largest city, further down the Mississippi River...


The Fall of Fort Pillow
5 Jun - Confederates abandoned an important garrison on the Mississippi River, opening a path for Federal naval forces to move downstream and threaten Memphis, Tennessee...


From David Weisiger, 12th Virginia
2 Jun - Letter from Colonel David Weisiger, 12th Virginia Volunteer Infantry, to his wife after the Battle of Seven Pines...


Federals Pursue "Stonewall" Jackson in the Valley
2 Jun - The Federal pursuit of Major General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s Valley army continued, with the Confederates narrowly escaping two Federal armies converging on them from opposite directions...


The Battle of Seven Pines: Day Two
1 Jun - Fighting resumed at Seven Pines and Fair Oaks, after the Federals had spent the night bringing up reinforcements and strengthening defenses...



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