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The Seven Days Battles: Malvern Hill

July 1, 1862 – The last of a week-long series of battles on the Virginia Peninsula took place at Malvern Hill.

Continuing their retreat to Harrison’s Landing, Federals led by Brigadier General Fitz John Porter’s V Corps made a stand at Malvern Hill, a strong defensive position. 1,245 more words

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The Seven Days Battles: Glendale

June 30, 1862 – General Robert E. Lee made another attempt to destroy the Federal Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula, this time attacking at Glendale, Frayser’s Farm, and White Oak Swamp. 1,088 more words

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The Seven Days Battles: Savage's Station

June 29, 1862 – General Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia attacked Federals on the Virginia Peninsula once more, targeting the rearguard as Major General George B. 662 more words

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The Seven Days Battles: McClellan's Withdrawal

June 28, 1862 – The struggle on the Virginia Peninsula continued with sporadic fighting as Major General George B. McClellan continued withdrawing his Federal Army of the Potomac toward the James River. 806 more words

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The Seven Days Battles: Gaines's Mill

June 27, 1862 – The third in a series of battles on the Virginia Peninsula occurred at Gaines’s Mill.

By daybreak, the Brigadier General Fitz John Porter’s V Corps of the Army of the Potomac had withdrawn from… 1,262 more words

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The Seven Days Battles: Beaver Dam Creek

June 26, 1862 – General Robert E. Lee launched his planned assault on the Federal Army of the Potomac to drive the Federals off the Virginia Peninsula and away from Richmond. 971 more words

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The Southern Cross: A Block of Instruction

This past week, I did an interview with IJReview’s Justen Charters regarding the Southern Cross. My full feelings on the topic did not make it into the article, as is wont to happen when you deal with the press. 2,169 more words