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During the American Civil War, the Confederate army that fought in most of the well-known battles in the eastern theater was the Army of Northern Virginia. Positioned in defense of the South's capitol of Richmond, Virginia, this army also invaded Union territory several times during the war. Its most famous battles, and greatest successes, occurred under the leadership of General Robert E. Lee.

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In the Eastern Theater that would be the Army of Northern Virginia Commanded by General Robert Edward Lee.

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The confedrate army that fought in most of the well-known battles was the Army of .?

The South's Army of Northern Virginia under the command of Robert E. Lee fought many US Civil War battles that are most famously known. These included the Second Battle of Bull Run, Battle of Antietam, Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg and Gettysburg. Later in the late war, the Battles in the Overland campaign would gain fame. These included Cold harbor and Spotsylvania.

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Where was one of the bloodiest battles of the war fought in which the confederate army was turned back for the first time?

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After genarel lee surrendered why were other battles fought?

There was at least 1 other major autonomous Confederate army still in the field

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What is skirmishes with confederate guerrillas?

Skirmishes are small fights, sometimes inconclusive. Confederate guerillas were men like William Quantrill, Jesse James, and Cole Younger who fought guerrilla warfare against the Union Army without actually being part of the Confederate Army. They were unable to fight battles, so they fought a succession of hit and run skirmishes to wear down the Union Army.

When did the seven days battles take place?

The Seven Days Battles were fought as a part of Major General George McClellan's Peninsula Campaign and were fought between June 25 and July 1, 1862. These battles were Robert E. Lees first as the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.

What teams fought the Battle of Vicksburg?

The armies that fought were the Confederate Army of Mississippi versus the Union Army of the Tennessee.

Was it the army or the military that fought in civil war?

Army is part of the military.....sooo you're dumb and it was the Army that fought the Civil war. you had the confederate Army as well as the Union Army, battled against eachother....north was the union and the south was the confederate.

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None, the Confederate Army lost the war, though they won many battles in the early part of the war.

What was the original name of the Confederate army called the Army of Northern Virginia?

The Confederate army that fought at the First Battle of Bull Run was called the Confederate Army of the Potomac. Later it was renamed to the Army of Northern Virginia.

Who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg?

The Union Army of the Potomac, and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.