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Confederate Army Of The Shenandoah
The Army of the Shenandoah was an army of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War; it was organized to defend the Shenandoah Valley
Shenandoah Valley
of Virginia
Virginia
in the early months of the war. The army was transferred to reinforce the Confederate Army of the Potomac
Confederate Army of the Potomac
at the First Battle of Bull Run, which was its only major action. After the battle, the army was merged into the Army of the Potomac.Contents1 History 2 Order of Battle at Manassas 3 See also 4 Notes 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] The Army of the Shenandoah originated with the various militia and volunteer companies sent to seize and defend the town of Harpers Ferry, Virginia
Virginia
(modern day West Virginia). To organize and train the companies, Virginia
Virginia
state commander Robert E. Lee
Robert E

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Confederate States Of America
The Confederate States of America
Confederate States of America
(CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865. The Confederacy was originally formed by seven secessionist slave-holding states – South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas
Texas
– in the Lower South
Lower South
region of the United States, whose regional economy was heavily dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system that relied upon the labor of African-American slaves.[2] Each state declared its secession from the United States
United States
following the November 1860 election of Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
to the U.S. presidency on a platform which opposed the expansion of slavery into the western territories
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Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell
Colonel, CSA Brigadier general (CSA)Commands held 7th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer InfantryBattles/wars American Civil War Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell
Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell
(January 7, 1821 – April 7, 1891) was an American politician and lawyer, as well as general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.[1]Contents1 Biography 2 See also 3 References 4 Further readingBiography[edit] Gartrell was born near Washington, Georgia. He attended Randolph-Macon College, and Franklin College (now known as the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences), the founding school of the University of Georgia in Athens. Gartrell passed the state bar in 1842 and began the practice of law in Washington.[1] Gartrell served as the solicitor general of the northern judicial circuit from 1843 until 1847 when he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives. He was subsequently elected to the first of two consecutive terms in U.S
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Thomas J. Jackson
Mexican–American War American Civil WarGreat Train Raid of 1861 Battle of Falling Waters First Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas)  (WIA) Romney Expedition Jackson's Valley CampaignFirst Battle of Kernstown Battle of Front Royal First Battle of Winchester Battle of Port RepublicSeven Days BattlesBattle of Gaines's Mill Battle of Savage's Station Battle of White Oak Swamp Battle of Malvern HillNorthern Virginia CampaignBattle of Cedar Mountain First Battle of Rappahannock Station Manassas Station Second Battle of Bull Run (Second Manassas) Battle of ChantillyMaryland CampaignBattle of Harpers Ferry Battle of AntietamBattle of Fredericksburg Battle of Chancellorsville  (DOW)SignatureThomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) served as a Confederate general (1861–1863) during the American Civil War, and became arguably the best-known Confederate commander after General Robert E
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2nd Virginia Infantry
The 2nd Virginia
Virginia
Volunteer Infantry
Infantry
Regiment
Regiment
was an infantry regiment raised in today’s West Virginia
Virginia
for service in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. It fought as part of the Stonewall Brigade, mostly with the Army of Northern Virginia. The 2nd Virginia
Virginia
was assembled at Charles Town in April, 1861, then moved to Harper's Ferry to seize the armory. The unit was accepted into Confederate service in July. Its companies were from the counties of Clarke, Frederick, Floyd, Jefferson, and Berkeley. It became part of the Stonewall Brigade
Stonewall Brigade
and served under Generals T.J. Jackson, R.B. Garnett, Winder, Paxton, J.A. Walker, and W. Terry. The 2nd fought at First Manassas, Second Manassas, First Kernstown, and in Jackson's Valley Campaign
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4th Virginia Infantry
The 4th Virginia
Virginia
Volunteer Infantry
Infantry
Regiment
Regiment
was an infantry regiment raised in Virginia
Virginia
for service in the Confederate States Army
Confederate States Army
during the American Civil War. It fought in the Stonewall Brigade, mostly with the Army of Northern Virginia. The 4th Virginia
Virginia
was assembled at Winchester, Virginia, in July, 1861. Its companies were from the counties of Wythe, Montgomery, Pulaski, Smyth, Grayson, and Rockbridge. It became part of the Stonewall Brigade and served under Generals T.J. Jackson, R.B. Garnett, Winder, Paxton, J.A. Walker, and W. Terry. The regiment fought at First Manassas, First Kernstown, and in Jackson's Valley Campaign
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5th Virginia Infantry
American Civil WarFirst Battle of Bull Run Battle of Kernstown I Jackson's Valley Campaign Battle of Malvern Hill Second Battle of Bull Run Battle of Chancellorsville Battle of GettysburgCommandersNotable commanders Col. William S. Baylor Col. Kenton HarperThe 5th Virginia
Virginia
Volunteer Infantry
Infantry
Regiment
Regiment
was an infantry regiment raised in Virginia
Virginia
for service in the Confederate States Army
Confederate States Army
during the American Civil War. It fought in the Stonewall Brigade, mostly with the Army of Northern Virginia. The regiment was known as the "Fighting Fifth". The 5th Virginia
Virginia
Infantry
Infantry
Regiment
Regiment
was organized in May, 1861, under Colonel Kenton Harper. Eight companies were from Augusta County and two from Frederick County
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27th Virginia Infantry
Infantry
Infantry
is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces. Also known as foot soldiers, infantry traditionally relies on moving by foot between combats as well, but may also use mounts, military vehicles, or other transport
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John Echols
American Civil WarFirst Battle of Bull Run Valley Campaign Battle of Droop Mountain Battle of New Market Siege of Petersburg John Echols
John Echols
(March 20, 1823 – May 24, 1896) was a general in the Confederate States Army
Confederate States Army
during the American Civil War.Contents1 Early and family life 2 Early legal and political career 3 Confederate service 4 Postwar career 5 Death and legacy 6 See also 7 Notes 8 References 9 External linksEarly and family life[edit] John Echols
John Echols
was born in Lynchburg, Virginia. He joined the Virginia Military Institute in 1840 and resigned in the next year; being made an honorary graduate in 1843.[1] He received further education at Washington College and at Harvard College. A tall imposing man, standing 6 feet 4 inches tall, Echols quickly became a leader among his peers. Echols married twice
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33rd Virginia Infantry
The 33rd Virginia
Virginia
Volunteer Infantry
Infantry
Regiment
Regiment
was an infantry regiment raised in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Virginia
for service in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. It was a part of the famed "Stonewall Brigade," named for General Stonewall Jackson.Contents1 Companies and early statistics 2 First Manassas 3 In the Valley 4 The Peninsula Campaign 5 Second Manassas 6 Antietam (Sharpsburg) 7 Chancellorsville 8 Gettysburg 9 1864: The Wilderness and Spotsylvania 10 The End of the War 11 Current Portrayals 12 See also 13 External links 14 BibliographyCompanies and early statistics[edit] The regiment was organized and mustered into service soon after the secession of Virginia
Virginia
on 17 April 1861
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1st Rockbridge Artillery
American Civil WarFirst Battle of Manassas First Battle of Kernstown Battle of Port Republic Battle of Malvern Hill Battle of Antietam Battle of Fredericksburg Battle of Chancellorsville Battle of Gettysburg Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Siege of Petersburg Battle of Appomattox Court HouseCommandersNotable commandersWilliam N. Pendleton William T. PoagueThe 1st Rockbridge Artillery
Artillery
was a light artillery battery in the Confederate States Army
Army
during the American Civil War. The 1st Rockbridge Artillery
Artillery
were organized as part of the Stonewall Brigade in late April 1861 in Lexington, Virginia, from men of Rockbridge County
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John Pelham (officer)
John Pelham (September 7, 1838 – March 17, 1863)[1] was an artillery officer who served with the Confederate cavalry under J.E.B. Stuart during the American Civil War. Dubbed "The Gallant Pelham"[1] for his military prowess and personal courage, Pelham revolutionized the usage of light artillery as a mobile arm of the cavalry.[2]Contents1 Early life 2 Civil War 3 Legacy 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksEarly life[edit]Pelham at the age of sixteen.Pelham was the third of seven children, with five brothers and a sister Betty,[3] born to Dr. Atkinson and Martha Pelham (née McGehee [4]) at his grandparents' home[5] along Cane Creek near Alexandria, Alabama. He grew up on the family's 1,000-acre (400 ha) plantation, and learned to raise horses at a young age
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Virginia
Virginia
Virginia
(/vərˈdʒɪniə/ ( listen); officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern[6] and Mid-Atlantic[7] regions of the United States
United States
located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains. Virginia
Virginia
is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" due to its status as the first English colonial possession established in mainland North America,[8] and "Mother of Presidents" because eight U.S. presidents were born there, more than any other state. The geography and climate of the Commonwealth are shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains
Blue Ridge Mountains
and the Chesapeake Bay, which provide habitat for much of its flora and fauna. The capital of the Commonwealth is Richmond; Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach
is the most populous city, and Fairfax County is the most populous political subdivision
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States Rights Gist
American Civil WarBattle of Jackson Battle of Chickamauga Chattanooga Campaign Atlanta Campaign Battle of Franklin (Mortally wounded) States Rights Gist
States Rights Gist
(September 3, 1831 – November 30, 1864) was a lawyer, a militia general in South Carolina, and a Confederate Army brigadier general who served during the American Civil War. A relative of several prominent South Carolinians, Gist rose to fame during the war but was killed before its end at the Battle of Franklin on November 30, 1864. His name was based on the Southern states’ rights doctrine of nullification politics of his father, Nathaniel Gist.[1] Nathaniel Gist was a disciple of John C. Calhoun
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John D. Imboden
American Civil WarFirst Battle of Manassas Gettysburg Campaign Valley Campaigns of 1864Other work lawyer, writerJohn Daniel Imboden in military uniformJohn Daniel Imboden (/ɪmˈboʊdɛn/; February 16, 1823 – August 15, 1895), American lawyer, Virginia
Virginia
state legislator and a Confederate army general. During the American Civil War, he commanded an irregular cavalry force. After the war, he resumed practicing law, became a writer, and was active in land development founding the town of Damascus, Virginia.Contents1 Early life and career 2 Civil War service 3 Postbellum 4 Family 5 Works 6 See also 7 References 8 Further reading 9 External linksEarly life and career[edit] Imboden was born near Staunton, Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley
Shenandoah Valley
to George William Imboden (1793-1875) and Isabella Wunderlich who had eleven children. His father participated in the War of 1812
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Arnold Elzey
Arnold Elzey
Arnold Elzey
Jones Jr. (December 18, 1816 – February 21, 1871), known for much of his life simply as Arnold Elzey, was a soldier in both the United States
United States
Army and the Confederate Army, serving as a major general in the American Civil War. At First Manassas, he became one of the few officers ever to receive an on-the-field promotion to general by President Jefferson Davis. He commanded a brigade in Stonewall Jackson’s Valley Campaign, and was badly wounded at Gaines Mill, ending his active field career.Contents1 Early life and career 2 Civil War 3 Postbellum activities 4 Legacy 5 See also 6 Notes 7 References 8 External linksEarly life and career[edit] Jones was born on the "Elmwood" plantation along the Manokin River in Somerset County, Maryland. His parents were Colonel Arnold Elzey
Arnold Elzey
Jones and Anne Wilson (née Jackson) Jones
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