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Who Fought in the Seven Days Battle?

George B. McClellan was the commander of the Union Army of the Potomac and Robert E. Lee was commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. Lee had just taken command three weeks earlier.


How many battles were confederate victories?

Three battles were won by the confederate


What three parts of the northern strategy?

At the start of the war, the Union planned to blockade the southern ports, control the Mississippi River, and capture Richmond, Virginia.


What did Mary Custis Lee do during the Civil war?

Apart from providing a husband and three sons for the Confederate armies, there was not a lot she could do, as she was increasingly incapacitated. On being captured during the Peninsula campaign, she was allowed to continue on her way to Richmond, as a courtly gesture by the Union commander George McLellan, perhaps mimicking the Confederate style.


What caused the battle of prairie grove?

The Battle of Prairie Grove took place in Arkansas. The Union wanted to control as much of this Confederate State as possible. Confederate commander Hindman was forced to take a defensive position as more Union troops were on the way. On December 7, 1862, Union artillery barrages drove many Confederates from the ridge near Prairie Grove. Union troops under Herron attacked the confederate ridge position but the Confederates counter attacked from three sides. Union reinforcements arrived and during the night the Confederates left the ridge. Northern Arkansas became under the control of the Union the rest of the war.

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Who is JEB Stuart of the civil army?

Jeb Stuart was the commander of the cavalry division of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. IMPROVEMENT I would like to improve the answer as follow: J.E.B. Stuart was the commander of the Cavalry Corp of R.E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. That Corp was formed of Three Cavalry divisions.


How many armies were in the Battle of Gettysburg?

Confederate General Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia were planning to make a significant raid on Harrisburg Pennsylvania. Northern forces of the Army of the Potomac were sent to not allow that to happen. By strictly chance the two opposing armies met at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It was a three day battle in which the North and Union General George Meade won. This forced Lee to retreat back to Virginia.


What are three things about Robert E. Lee during the war?

He was the commander for the Confederate States (south) after leaving the North. He surrendered to the Union (north) to end the Civil War. Abriham Lincon wanted Robert E. Lee for the commander for the Union, but he went to the South because he was born in Virginia.


Which two cities serves as capital of the confederate states?

Montgomery Alabama Richmond Virginia Danville Virginia Yes, there were three


Did the Battle of Gettysburg lead to comfedrate defeat?

Yes it did. After three days of fighting (1-2-3 July 1863), Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia was decisively defeated and forced to retreat.


What state bird do Virginia West Virginia North Carolina Kentucky and three other states share?

The Northern Cardinal.


Why was the Virginia theatre so important?

Because Virginia held the Confederate Capital operations designed to capture Richmond would certainly have brought a quick end to the US Civil War. The Seven Days Battle saw Lee's Army of Northern Virginia repel George B. McClellan's attacking forces and the war continued for almost another three years.


Three day battle in Pennsylvania that left 28000 confederate soldiers and 23 000 northern soldiers dead?

Antietam


Who commanded the south for the seven days battle?

The Seven Days was a series of battles between June 25 and July 1, 1862. The Confederate army was commanded by General Robert E. Lee who had taken command of the Army of Northern Virginia barely three weeks earlier.


What is cities served as capital of the confederate states of America?

Georgia ,savanna Florida, Miami The Confederate States had two capitol's unless you count Danville, VA and then you would have three. The first was Montgomery, AL and the second was Richmond, VA. After Richmond was captured President Davis was in Danville for a short time.


What was the capital of the confederate states and where was it located?

The Confederacy had three capitals. In the beginning it was Montgomery, Alabama. When Virginia seceded, it moved to Richmond. When the war was nearly over, it was moved into North Carolina's rural areas to hide from the advancing Union army.


What were the names of the three Confederate generals that won the Second Battle of Bull Run?

Robert E Lee was in overall command. Stonewall Jackson and James Longstreet were the corps commanders involved.