PHOTOGRAPHY: OVERLOOK: CIVIL WAR: CIVIL WAR: MatthewBaum_CivilWarStonewall_Shenandoah

The Stonewall BrigadeDuring the spring of 1862, Maj. General Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson led 17,000 Confederate soldiers on a 45 day, 646 mile march in the Shenandoah Valley.  During the campaign, Jackson's troops successfully engaged three Union armies, totaling 52,000 soldiers, preventing them from reinforcing Federal troops attempting to take the Confederate capital of Richmond.  The movement also repressed the Northern hopes of taking possesion of one of the most fertile areas of the Confederacy. The Valley CampaignSpring, 1862Shenandoah ValleyVirginiaMay 25, 2012   5:28-5:29 pm

The Stonewall Brigade 

During the spring of 1862, Maj. General Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson led 17,000 Confederate soldiers on a 45 day, 646 mile march in the Shenandoah Valley. During the campaign, Jackson's troops successfully engaged three Union armies, totaling 52,000 soldiers, preventing them from reinforcing Federal troops attempting to take the Confederate capital of Richmond. The movement also repressed the Northern hopes of taking possesion of one of the most fertile areas of the Confederacy.  

The Valley Campaign 

Spring, 1862 

Shenandoah Valley 

Virginia 

May 25, 2012 5:28-5:29 pm