Tagged: jubal early

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The 14th New Jersey Infantry at the Battle of Monocacy

In the summer of 1864, as the Union Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia were engaged in the battles of the Overland Campaign followed by the Siege of Petersburg,...

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General Lew Wallace’s Report on the Battle of Monocacy

In early July, 1864, Major General Lew Wallace, commander of the Federal Middle Department with his headquarters in Baltimore, faced a difficult situation. A Confederate army of 15,000 men under General Jubal Early had...

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The 5th Wisconsin Infantry at the Battle of Williamsburg

On the night of May 3rd, 1862, during the Peninsula Campaign in Virginia, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston withdrew his forces from his defensive lines at Yorktown, and began retreating towards Richmond. Union army...