Jackson is coming!
Thomas J. Jackson, nicknamed “Stonewall” for his role in the Battle of Bull Run, was a strange man, a former professor at a military school where the students called him “Tom Fool” and “the worst teacher God ever made.”
An attacker by nature, Jackson so chose, believing he could re-take the western third of
Yesterday, Jackson’s Confederates approached Bath, a resort town known for its mineral waters, and today they occupy the little town. Confederates also skirmish nearby with the Federals at Slane’s Cross Roads, Great Cacapon Bridge, Sir John’s Run, and Alpine Depot. These little engagements involved, on the Union side, a hodgepodge of regiments from
So began Stonewall Jackson’s so-called "Romney Campaign." It looks promising. Will he be able to take western Virginia back from the Federals?
ELSEWHERE: Increasingly concerned about the plight of Unionists in
IT’S COMING SOONER THAN YOU THINK:
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