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Stone Wall Jackson war
American Civil War
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Stone Wall Jackson 12 April 1861
he became an officer of the commonwealth’s army and of the confederacy
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Stone Wall Jackson 17th June 1861
He repelled a Union incursion across the Potomac
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Stone Wall Jackson Nickname
He earned the Name Stonewall at the battle of the first bull run where he repulsed union forces.
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Stone Wall Jackson planning
He also planned war into the north and foreshadowed the valley campaign of 1862.
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Stone Wall Jackson Valley Campaign 1862
The valley campaign march-june 1862 was successful
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Stone Wall Jackson Seven Days Battle
He failed here. Strategists thought of sending forces to relieve Richmond. Jackson moved by rail and road and as he had to travel far he was allowed to set the attack date but was moved a day later. The 26 June proved over optimistic. The logistical
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Stone Wall Jackson Sundays
He was reluctant to fight on them
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Stone Wall Jackson Talents
Tactical success and surprise
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Stone Wall Jackson Battle of Fredericksburg 1862
retreated into the wilderness and took up defensive positions. Lee again divided his forces and Jackson marched the reaming three divisions westward and across the front of the entire Union army concealed by the Wilderness. 2 May Jackson routed the U
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Stone Wall Jackson Death 1862
However whilst he explored other ways to exploit his success he was shot at by his own men and although he as tended too and seemed to recover died of complications 8 days later.
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Robert E Lee 1807 -70
Lee was a bold tactician but flawed strategist.
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Robert E Lee 1807 -70 Mexican War
Demonstrated personal bravery + gained personal combat experience
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Robert E Lee Confederate or Union
was offered command of the US forces but Home state was Virginia so went confederate
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Valley Campaign 1862
. Jackson’s 1862 Valley Campaign is still under scrutiny for how a smaller army can have an much larger impact overall even if it is weak
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Robert E Lee King of Spades
Petersburg siege he dug trenches too defend the confederate capital
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Robert E Lee Second Battle of Manassas
Brought fighting close to Union Capital Washington
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Robert E Lee Second Battle of Manassas Casualties
Lee’s victories cost him man power and 30,000/95,000 had become casualties
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Robert E Lee Discovery of orders
Orders discovered by Mclellan but failed to use them and ended in bloody battle of Antitam
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Robert e Lee Antietam
Antietam was one of Lee’s greatest battle however the campaign as a whole ended in disaster. After Antietam and Lee’s retreat, Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation narrowing chances of British and French intervention further.
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Robert e Lee Fredericksburg
Lee failed to follow up tactical victory
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Robert e Lee Chancellorsville
defeated ****** despite having half the number of men as him
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Chancellorsville
Lee loses Jackson
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Lee before Gettysburg
He divided his army and then concentrated it on Gettysburg after he learned the Army of the Potomac where closing in. He also lost contact with the major general of cavalry J.E.B Stuart leaving lee in the dark.
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Lee Fateful Charge
Gettysburg Pickets charge
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Lee Weaknesses
over complex plans, to much aggression and vague orders
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historian J.F.C Fuller. on Lee
Incapable
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Lee strategy for war
Lee never devised a strategy for winning the war, his attacks were often costly and he did not always listen to those around him. Lee won every single victory with Jackson at his side however after his death they never won another major victory again
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Lee lasting impact
Lee’s strategy and tactics are not particularly relevant today and therefore his status continues in the south more on a political front.
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