Tag Archives: Jackson’s Valley Campaign

Looking for the Battle of Front Royal

On May 23, 1862, Stonewall Jackson swept down from the Shenandoah Valley’s Massanutten Mountain into the shocked Federal garrison in Front Royal commanded by Col. John Reese Kenly. Jackson, with more than 3,000 men, overwhelmed Kenly, with about 1,000 men, … Continue reading

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The Battle of McDowell

I can hardly imagine the boom of cannons echoing off the mountains. Stonewall Jackson had perched atop the peaks southeast of town and dared Federal forces under Robert Milroy to attack him. Milroy, fanned across the valley below, gave it … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary Posts

We have been working on a number of projects for the coming year. Some of us will be conducting a tour at Gettysburg May 5th. Others are preparing for upcoming speaking engagements. All of us are working on 150th anniversary … Continue reading

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