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1861

First Manassas  July 21, 1861  

Carnifix Ferry  September 10, 1861

 

1862

The Peninsula Campaign  March - May  

Kernstown  March 23, 1862   

McDowell  May 8, 1862   

New River Campaign - Giles CH, Princeton, Lewisburg   May 10 - 23, 1862    

Cross Keys and Port Republic  June 8-9, 1862     

The Seven Days  June 25 to July 1, 1862

Cedar Mountain  August 9, 1862       

Brawner Farm  August 28, 1862     

Second Manassas  August 30, 1862                         

South Mountain  September 14, 1862

Harpers Ferry     September 12-15, 1862  

Antietam  or Sharpsburg  September 17, 1862  

Perryville  October 8, 1862    

Fredericksburg  December 13, 1862  

 

1863

Chancellorsville  May 1-3, 1863   (see also Guinea Station)

Brandy Station  June 9, 1863  

Second Winchester and Stephenson's Depot  June 13-15, 1863      

Aldie, Middleburg, and Upperville  June 17 to 21, 1863                                                                     

Gettysburg  July 1-3, 1863   

Vicksburg  May 19 to July 4, 1863  

Chickamauga  September 19-20, 1863   

Bristoe Station  October 14, 1863  

Droop Mountain  November 6, 1863

Chattanooga  October 27 - November 25, 1863   

 

1864

Cloyds Mountain Campaign  May 9, 1864   

New Market  May 15, 1864   

Spotsylvania  May 10 and 12th, 1864     

North Anna  May 23 to 27, 1864  

Cold Harbor Campaign  May 26 to June 3, 1864    

Petersburg Assault  June 15-18, 1864    

Hunter's Raid (Lynchburg Campaign) May 26 to June 23, 1864 

Monocacy  July 9, 1864         

Second Kernstown  July 24, 1864  

The Crater  (Petersburg)  July 30, 1864  

Third Winchester  September 19, 1864   

Fisher's Hill  September 22, 1864  

Fort Harrison  (Attack on Richmond) September 29, 1864

Saltville   October 2, 1864  

Cedar Creek  October 19, 1864      

 

1865

Fort Fisher  January 15, 1865  

Fort Stedman  (Petersburg)  March 25, 1865  

Five Forks  April 1, 1865  

Petersburg Breakthrough  April 2, 1865 

Saylors Creek  April 6th, 1865    

 


Miscellaneous

Fort Ward  

Harpers Ferry Armory and Arsenal    

 

Strategy and Tactics

Civil War Tactics in Perspective - No, tactics were not Napoleonic - Why Civil War combat was indecisive    Updated!

A Litany of Incompetence - Staff and the Civil War    NEW!

Quit Talkin' Smack About Bob - A Reasoned Justification for Offensive Operations and Tactics 



Editorial/Opinion

Gods and Generals: You vs. The Critics    

Battlefield Travel Advice  for the Virginia area.    
 

 

Essays by Matt Hering

Fort Donelson   

The Wilderness Campaign  

Assault at Franklin 




 


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