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Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign

Stats:
Union Casualties: 5,735
Confederate Casualties: 2,441

Statistical Source: NPS

Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign
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Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign in April and May 1862: To keep Union forces from reinforcing McClellan on the Peninsula, Jackson and the fast-moving infantrymen he called his "foot cavalry" ranged up and down the Shenandoah Valley in northern Virginia, despite the best efforts of three Federal commanders - John Charles Frémont, Nathaniel Banks and Irvin McDowell - to stop him. Banks lost so many supplies to Jackson's lightning raiders that Confederates took to calling him "Commissary Banks."















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