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Scenarios By Ghost of General Forrest.

Shoot out series.

1#  Shootout Vicksburg - The Breakout. This is the 1st battle of the Shootout series, designed specifically for online play with historical accuracy. After U.S. Grants stunning victories over Confederate forces around Vicksburg, Union forces attempted to take the city by storm. After 2 costly assaults that achieved nothing, Grant realized that it was best to take Vicksburg by siege. In this scenario, (unlike the actual event) Pemberton realizes his best course is to breakout of Vicksburg and try to save his army. During early morning hours of May 25th Pemberton assembled his infantry for an assault on Union lines fronting his escape route towards Jackson. Pemberton has moved much of his heavy artillery to redans around his defensive perimeter and asked those troops to hold as long as possible in order to give his army a chance to escape. In this scenario, Confederate units will achieve 50 pts for every unit that escapes at the supply points at the east end of the map. If they take a route a little further north or south, they can only achieve 25 pts. To identify these points, use the victory point report function for the map and check the vs. for the supply hexes around the map. Union forces must try to destroy or hold the rebels inside the Vicksburg work. Since the rebel assault takes place in a narrow part of the union line, it is important that yank forces rush to aid those troops.

2# Shootout Bull Run - The Fords Union forces should try to cross the river at multiple rivers and fords in order to spread the Rebel's lines thin as they try to defend each assault. The Union should also think of sending out some scouts to possibly find a hidden ford. The Rebels should consider remaining on the high ground and letting the Union come to them. The Rebels should mass their firepower on the largest penetration of Federal troops that are coming across the river. President Lincoln ordered McDowell to drive away the Confederate forces camped at Manassas Junction, just 25 miles from Washington. The Union troops moved slowly, giving Jefferson Davis time to move 11,000 reinforcements - history's first large troop movement by rail. Everyone expected a major battle, possibly one that would decide the war. Civilians with picnic baskets turned out for the spectacle. The battle was a free-for-all among both sides' green troops. Ultimately the Rebels won a major victory, and only Lincoln's resolve kept a horrified North from capitulating after this rout.

3# Shootout Chickamauga -The Trap The Union should begin to withdraw and consolidate their forces. Slowing the rebs down as much as possible. Their goal is to not be enclosed in the reb trap that is unfolding. If they consolidate and are able to damage rebs enough they can stand their ground or retreat over the mountains via the Road to Chattanooga or McFarland's Gap . The Rebels need to engage and slow down the scattered Federal forces as soon as possible to prevent any sort of linkup by the Yanks. If they can keep yanks from uniting they can defeat them in detail and win a huge victory for the confederacy. After being ordered to capture the strategically vital rail center of Chattanooga and drive the Confederates from Tennessee, Rosecrans began pursuing Bragg across the state to prevent him from retreating to Chattanooga. Bragg had to pull out of Chattanooga and move south toward Georgia to await the arrival of reinforcements led by Gen. James Longstreet. Concluding that Bragg was on the run, Rosecrans divided his forces in three in order to cross the mountains and pursue him. The divided Federal armies narrowly escaped being slaughtered by Confederate troops -- primarily due to Bragg's subordinates' refusals to attack. Once across the mountains, Rosecrans realized the danger he was in and quickly re-combined his forces on the banks of Chickamauga Creek. This battle recreation puts Polk's and Walker's troops in place where Bragg wanted them on September 13, 1863, several days before the battle on these same grounds. Crittendan had been warned by Rosecrans staff of the danger and was hurrying two of his divisions back from their previous objective of Ringold gap. He was able to join these divisions up with the one division that he had in reserve at Lee's and Gordon's mill and withdraw them before the tardy Polk was able to launch his attack.

4# Shootout Upper Shendenoah - Jackson's Triumph This scenario is an attempt give the same feel for Jackson victories at Cross Keys and Port Royal. In this shootout battle, Yank forces are closing the trap on Jackson at Port Republic. Historically, with the help of a rain swollen Shedenoah River, Jackson was able to defeat Union forces at Cross Keys and east of Port Republic and prevented the yank army from consolidating against him. In this recreation the yank objective is the town of Port Republic and its bridges across the Shendenoah. The rebs naturally do not want this to occur until their supply trains cross and they can blow the bridges. Engineering units can play a huge role in the battle.

5# Shootout Chattanooga - Chattanooga - Mitchell's raid In early June 1862,Union forces under Ormsby Mitchell moved on Chattanooga to support General Morgan's movement on the Cumberland Gap. Union General Negley acting on orders from General Mitchell advanced towards Chattanooga from the north while General Sill held most of the main confederate force's attention down river from Chattanooga.  General Negley routed Rebel Calvary under General John Adams at Sweden's cove on June 6th and advanced unmolested opposite Chattanooga by midday June 7th. General Negley shelled the city on the 7th and 8th and then withdrew since Mitchell did not commit the rest of his forces.  General Kirby Smith rushed most of his forces to defend Chattanooga and had to give up the Cumberland Gap. In this shootout battle, the union player is allowed to take a more aggressive approach to this action. Scenario notes: Rebel Calvary under Adams were essentially ineffective due their defeat the day before.  Rebel troops opposite the yanks at Bridgeport, AL and Shellmound quickly withdrew back towards Chattanooga, once Negley was discovered north of the city.  Kirby Smith rushed with reinforcements to the city from the northeast and Atlanta. Historically, the Union forces never committed all three of their brigades to this action.  In this scenario, Negley's brigade is supported by Turchin and Sill.  Sill's brigade, who Mitchell leads, follows the rebs that opposed him at Bridgeport, AL back towards Chattanooga.  Turchin's brigade supports Negley's advance from the north.  Mitchell had also built a gunboat to be used in this action but was not committed.  It will also show up in this scenario.

Contest Battle of Seven Pines-This battle has been modified to allow for a more even battle to use for online play. The battle assumes that the confederates get their calvary involved in the fighting. The North also gets to move 1st which allows them some movement capability that they didnt have in the historical battle. The Battle of Fair Oaks (called Seven Pines by the South) was a debacle for both sides. Two corps of the Army of the Potomac became a tempting target when they were isolated from the main body of the army by the rain-swollen Chickahominy. James Longstreet's attacking force took the wrong road, and the Confederate attack was late and uncoordinated. The Rebels made some progress until Union reinforcements stopped them at Fair Oaks. Renewed Rebel attacks the next day made no headway, and by day's end 11,165 of the 42,000 soldiers engaged on both sides became the Civil War's latest casualties.

Contest Battle of Blackburn's Ford-This is a modified version of Blackburn's Ford. Union Forces have 4 more units of infantry and get their troops sooner on the field. This should make the battle more equal. Both forces get an engineering unit and a Hq unit that gives the battle a different feel. There is also a reb calvary unit for the yanks to contend with. This battle is designed for online play. Union forces approach the ford hoping to mount an attack on the Rebels' weak, right flank. Union troops should only attempt to cross the ford under the cover of friendly artillery fire. This should be done by shelling the Rebel fortifications and artillery from the natural artillery platform on the north side of the river until they begin to withdraw, setting the stage for an infantry assault. The Rebel forces should let the Federals come to them. Hopefully this will cause the Union to feel overconfident, causing them to get bottled up along the fords. At this time the Rebels should mass artillery and rifle fire on individual units, causing the attack to be quickly changed into a rout.  On July 18, 1861, a Union reconnaissance force came across two Confederate brigades guarding this crossing on Bull Run. The Rebels repulsed the Federals, inflicting 78 casualties. Despite losses of their own totalling 68 men, the South claimed this warm-up to the First Battle of Bull Run as an important victory for its effect on morale. At this early stage of the war, neither side had an inkling of the casualties that would follow, or how minor the Affair at Blackburn's Ford would come to seem by comparison. It was considered a major battle at the time it was fought.

Contest Battle of Jackson-In this contest version, troops from North Alabama under Forrest and troops from North Mississippi under Chalmers arrive during the initial approach and battle for Jackson. Plus, S.D. Lee brings back troops from other parts of the Department of Mississippi that had originally evacuated. These reinforcements gives Johnston a chance to win at Jackson. Forrest's and Chalmer's troops arrive via the railroad, so be aware that these confederate reinforcements arrive at the railroad depot in Jackson itself. Had Richmond acted more decisively this scenario actually could have taken place. A confederate victory here could have possibly doomed Grant's army and turned the tide in favor of the confederacy in the west. The Rebels need to maintain control of the high ground and mass their firepower on approaching Federal units. The Union should use the attack in the north as a feint while their true attack, composed of reinforcements, can hit the Redel defenses from the south. Johnston arrived at Jackson while troops were arriving from Raymond, Port Hudson and other points, but he wired Richmond: "I am too late." He evacuated all troops except for a small rear guard commanded by John Gregg. The next day, Union troops overcame light resistance (although with more difficulty than expected from such an uneven match) and raised the Union Jack over the Mississippi capitol. Grant eliminated the conquered city as a manufacturing, supply, administration and transportation center. The Yanks would return to Jackson several more times in pursuit of Rebel armies or to destroy infrastructure. By 1864 Jackson was popularly known as "Chimneyville" for its extensive ruins.

Contest Battle of Port Gibson -On April 30th, 1863, after unsuccessfully reducing Grand Gulf, Union forces under General U.S. Grant landed at Bruinsburg, MS and advanced on Port Gibson. Grant quickly moved McClernand's corps and 2 brigades of a McPherson's off the river plain and into position to attack the rebels located there on May 1st. The rebels only had 4 brigades under General John Bowen to counter the yank movements. Two of these had made forced marches to reach the battlefield by May 1st. Outnumbered 3 to 1 the rebs finally succumbed late in the day. In this version of the battle, Pemberton (who had all the intelligence reports to do so) takes more decisive actions several days earlier and this allows more reb troops to reach the battlefield on May 1st. For the yank player, his intentions must be the same as Grants were then. First, to push inland off the river plain and on to the plateau above it and second to obtain the objectives of Port Gibson and the bridge over Bayou Pierre. This would prevent the Rebs from concentrating troops from Jackson and Vicksburg immediately on his front before he had completely landed his army. For the reb player, he must delay the yanks (much like Bowen's intentions back in 1863) and then when Pemberton's reinforcements arrive, be prepared to push the Yanks back into the Mississippi River.

 

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Battle of Gettysburg - alternate 6 -Only slight modifications have been made to the historical version. Stuart's Calvary is assumed to have found Lee's Army quicker and arrives on the Battlefield the 1st Day. Some of the Union Calvary units also arrive sooner. They also have some horse artillery at the start of the battle. Some mistakes in unit positioning are resolved (Ex. Longstreet's Hq unit should be with his troops). Victory Flags are changed also to allow the southern part of the battlefield to become more important. The Union main objective should be to occupy the high ground around the town as soon as possible. The natural height and position of the terrain gives the forces defending from that point a distinct advantage. The Rebels should try to knock the Federal forces off the high ground and take it before the main Union reinforcements arrive. This important battle took place not on ground chosen by either army's commander, but accidentally, with the collision of their advance scouts. The skirmish escalated rapidly, until nearly 170,000 soldiers were involved. When the smoke cleared after three apocalyptic days, Lee had lost a third of his army and his reputation for invincibility, and Southern morale was broken. Although the fall of Vicksburg in the west was more decisive for the final defeat of the rebellion, and many battles remained to be fought, Gettysburg marked the turning point of the war in the eastern theater, as well as the high-water mark of the Confederacy. History records it as the greatest battle of the war and a defining event in Americans' consciousness. Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered a few months after the battle, is one of the masterpieces of the English language, with its "resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain" sanctifying the battlefield for all time.

Battle of McDowell, Alternate 1 - "Last Stand"-Rebel scouts tell Jackson that Union forces are in disarray and of low morale, prompting an attack by Stonewall. The Rebels should focus on surrounding the town to quickly defeat the Federals. As Milroy's cavalry are ambushed along the road, the rest of his forces take defensive positions in the town. The Union should hold the town until the reinforcements can make it back to the battle. The Union artillery should come in handy in holding off the Rebels assaults. Historically, the Union achieved a tactical draw at McDowell - they surprised Jackson, seized the initiative and inflicted heavier casualties, but failed to drive the Rebels from their position. Strategically, the withdrawal of the U.S. army was an important victory for the South.

Battle of McDowell, Aternate 2-The Confederates face two opposite fronts. Jackson must manage his forces with good use of interior lines. Milroy wants to occupy Jackson with two direct frontal assaults in order to punch a hole in his lines. Historically, the Union achieved a tactical draw - they surprised Jackson, seized the initiative and inflicted heavier casualties, but failed to drive the Rebels from their position. On the strategic level, the withdrawal of the U.S. army was an important victory for the South.

Historical Battle of McDowell- The Rebels need to fight a delaying action that leads the Union assault deeper into the hills. As the Union forces spread out, the Rebels can mass fire, bringing the Federals to their knees. The Union should try to crush the Rebel forces atop the large hill in the middle. If they can do this, a simulated attack from multiple sides should cause the Rebels to offer their surrender. Some historians disregard Stonewall Jackson's defeat at Kernstown, and view McDowell as the beginning of the Valley Campaign. On the tactical level, the Union achieved a draw - they surprised Jackson, seized the initiative and inflicted heavier casualties, but failed to drive the Rebels from their position. On the strategic level, the withdrawal of the U.S. army was an important victory for the South. Of the 12,500 soldiers on both sides who took the field that day, about 760 were killed, wounded or missing - 175 of them from the 12th Georgia alone.

Battle of Port Gibson - Alternate 1-On April 30th, 1863, after unsuccessfully reducing Grand Gulf, Union forces under General U.S. Grant landed at Bruinsburg, MS and advanced on Port Gibson. Grant quickly moved McClernand's corps and 2 brigades of a McPherson's off the river plain and into position to attack the rebels located there on May 1st. The rebels only had 4 brigades under General John Bowen to counter the yank movements. Two of these had made forced marches to reach the battlefield by May 1st. Outnumbered 3 to 1 the rebs finally succumbed late in the day. For the yank player, his intentions must be the same as Grants were then. First, to push inland off the river plain and on to the plateau above it and second to obtain the objectives of Port Gibson and the bridge over Bayou Pierre. This would prevent the Rebs from concentrating troops from Jackson and Vicksburg immediately on his front before he had completely landed his army. For the reb player, he must delay the yanks for at least one day (much like Bowen's intentions back in 1863) and hope Pemberton's reinforcements arrive to push the Yanks back into the Mississippi River. Historically, the rebel forces kept Grant from taking Port Gibson and the bridge over Bayou Pierre untill after 5 PM on May 1st. With more reb reinforcements getting to the field before 5 PM, the rebs have a fighting chance.

The Battle of New Hope Church - Alternate 6-The Union forces should try attacking the flanks and then meet up in the middle to face any sort of counterattack. The Rebels should wait for the Union attack, then bring up their reserves and produce a substantial counterattack. Upon receiving word that his positions in Resaca were being outflanked, Johnson elected to withdraw to the southeast to take advantage of the natural cover provided by the surrounding hills. The Union army pursued and eventually spread out. Schofield skirted Johnston's flank while McPherson's army swung farthest west and arrived at Dallas. Thomas, in between the two troops, marched his Union army to New Hope Church. If all went according to plan, Johnston would be forced to fall back from his position.

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Shiloh Tourny Battles

Tourney Battle of Shiloh-This battle was designed to simulate the 1st day battle of shiloh. Some modifications were made to enhance online play. Southern forces (except for reb calvary) are allowed to move freely before the 1st morning turn to allow for positioning and enhance the suprise aspect of this battle. Reb calvary will show up prior to daylight on the flanks and in support of the reb infantry. Yank forces will have the 1st daylight move. This allows the simulation of Major Powell's reinforced patrol to begin the battle with the rebs. Grant's troops are positioned as they were, in their camps. They will show up, in position, approximately where their camps were at the time that discovered that rebs were attacking. Reinforcements arrive at approximately the same times that they appeared historically. Each side has only 2 hq units. For the yanks, Grant does not arrive at Pittsburgh Landing till later in the morning, as in the actual battle. Buell arrives prior to his 4th division getting to the landing which is in accordance with the actual time of the battle. Grant's army was divided up into 6 divisions and unassigned troops. Some of the unassigned troops were so fresh, that they had no training and essentially were ineffective. Lew Wallace's Lost Division arriving late from Crump's Landing has the same options as in the actual battle. If the yanks can hold enough ground and stay ahead in vp's till these late reinforcements arrive then the day will be theirs. As for the rebs, A.S. Johnston divided his command up into 4 corps. However, for this recreation, Johnston and Beuregard are used alone as HQ units. Beauregard's chief function during the 1st day's action was to coordinate reinforcements and therefore he has command of Breckinridge's reserve division(corps). Johnston has command of all other reb forces. The rebs are concentrated at the beginning of the battle and have suprise on their side. They must make the most of their advantage and drive the yanks from the landing before Yank forces can unite and turn the tide against them. Other notes: Spec. brigades are simulated skirmishers in this battle. Most artillery units have howitzers for playability.

Tourney Battle of Shiloh - 2 day version-This battle was designed to simulate the battle of shiloh. Some modifications were made to enhance online play. Southern forces (except for reb calvary) are allowed to move freely before the 1st morning turn to allow for positioning and enhance the suprise aspect of this battle. Reb calvary will show up prior to daylight on the flanks and in support of the reb infantry. Yank forces will have the 1st daylight move. This allows the simulation of Major Powell's reinforced patrol to begin the battle with the rebs. Grant's troops are positioned as they were, in their camps. They will show up, in position, approximately where their camps were at the time that discovered that rebs were attacking. Reinforcements arrive at approximately the same times that they appeared historically. Each side has only 2 hq units. For the yanks, Grant does not arrive at Pittsburgh Landing till later in the morning, as in the actual battle. Buell arrives prior to his 4th division getting to the landing which is in accordance with the actual time of the battle. Grant's army was divided up into 6 divisions and unassigned troops. Some of the unassigned troops were so fresh, that they had no training and essentially were ineffective. Lew Wallace's Lost Division arriving late from Crump's Landing has the same options as in the actual battle. The yanks need to delay the reb advance and stay ahead in vp's till their reinforcements arrive. As for the rebs, A.S. Johnston divided his command up into 4 corps. However, for this recreation, Johnston and Beuregard are used alone as HQ units. Beauregard's chief function during the 1st day's action was to coordinate reinforcements and therefore he has command of Breckinridge's reserve division(corps). Johnston has command of all other reb forces. The rebs are concentrated at the beginning of the battle and have suprise on their side. They must make the most of their advantage and drive the yanks from the landing before Yank forces can unite and turn the tide against them. Other notes: Spec. brigades are simulated skirmishers in this battle. Most artillery units have howitzers for playability.

 

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Shendenoah Tourney - Battle of Cross Keys-Troop positions and units have been changed slightly in this modification of the historical battle. Use of terrain and the defense give the Rebels an advantage in a standup fight in such a large battlefield. The Rebels should try to break up the Union advance with artillery, causing the attack to be less effective. The Union forces should try to cut the enemy's supply lines to prevent a Rebel withdrawl to Port Rebublic. Effective use of a flanking force would play a major role in achieving that goal. The battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic handed Stonewall Jackson the decisive victories of his Valley Campaign. Two major U.S. armies were thwarted in their plans to converge and crush the Rebel forces. Confederate Brig. Gen. Isaac Trimble, with deft maneuver and clever use of terrain, shattered a larger Union force advancing from Harrisonburg. This victory would lead directly to the next day's triumph at Port Republic.

Shendenoah Tourney Battle of Front Royal-The Union's objective should be to hold the hill and take the town when appropriate. The rebs need to maintain its position on the town and then take the hill when appropriate. Yanks are reported to have stronger forces than the historical battle. Stonewall Jackson won a major Confederate victory at Front Royal. Losing only 50 of his own men, Jackson crushed the Union garrison. His cavalry pursuit of the fleeing Union soldiers took 750 prisoners and left 154 dead or wounded. After severing the Federals' communications east and west, they rode down and crushed the retreating forces at Cedarville. Of 1,063 Union soldiers garrisoned at Front Royal, only 159 escaped; 750 ended up in Southern prison camps.

Shendenoah Tourney - Fictional Battle of Harper's Ferry- Stonewall Jackson, fresh from a major victory, chases the fleeing Federals to the town of Harper's Ferry. If Jackson can defeat the Union army and take the town, he will strike a decisive blow to the morale of the North and panic Washington into recalling McClellan's forces to defend the Northern capital. The southern objective is the town. The north must hold it.

Shendenoah Tourney Battle of Kernstown-Yanks need to be carefull assuming that the rebs are not in sufficient numbers to take their positions around the town. This first battle of the Valley Campaign is recorded as being "lost" by Stonewall Jackson, but even in defeat Jackson's threat caused President Lincoln to commit 35,000 men to defend the approaches from the Valley to Washington. Maj. Gen. George McClellan blamed this siphoning of potential reinforcements for his failure to capture Richmond during his Peninsular Campaign. The Confederates brought 3,700 men to Kernstown on an erroneous report that they outnumbered the Federals. In fact, the Union force exceeded 8,500 men. The Rebels absorbed 718 casualties; the Union lost 590 men.

Shendenoah Tourney Battle of McDowell-The Rebels need to fight a delaying action that leads the Union assault deeper into the hills. As the Union forces spread out, the Rebels can mass fire, bringing the Federals to their knees. The Union should try to crush the Rebel forces atop the large hill in the middle. If they can do this, a simulated attack from multiple sides should cause the Rebels to offer their surrender.Some historians disregard Stonewall Jackson's defeat at Kernstown, and view McDowell as the beginning of the Valley Campaign. On the tactical level, the Union achieved a draw - they surprised Jackson, seized the initiative and inflicted heavier casualties, but failed to drive the Rebels from their position. On the strategic level, the withdrawal of the U.S. army was an important victory for the South. Of the 12,500 soldiers on both sides who took the field that day, about 760 were killed, wounded or missing - 175 of them from the 12th Georgia alone.

Shendenoah Tourney Battle of New Market-In the spring of 1864, Union Maj. Gen. Franz Sigel began a campaign south through the Shenandoah as part of Grant's grand strategy to press the South on all fronts. Sigel's orders were to proceed to Staunton then to Lynchburg. His liesurely pace allowed the rebels time to transfer Breckinridge's units into the Shenandoah to meet him. Breckinridge was able to cobble together a small army from his own units, local units, and the VMI cadets. The blue and gray armies clashed in a thunderstorm at New Market on May 15, 1864. Sigel's army should have outnumbered Breckinridge by almost 2 to 1. However, constant attack on his supply lines by Mosby, Imboden, and Gilmor had led Sigel to detach significant portions of his cavalry and infantry to search for raiders and to protect wagons. Despite superior numbers, union cavalry was entirely outclassed in the Valley and two detachments had been annihilated in the past few days. During the battle, Sigel's units arrived at the lines piecemeal (or not at all) while Breckinridge attacked with his full force, easily driving away Sigel's forward line. The rebel infantry was forced to halt and nearly broke under intense artillery fire as it attempted to assault the second union line along Bushong Hill. As the rebels regrouped, the union cavalry charged the rebel right flank. Excellent artillery work and intense musket fire repulsed the charge, exposing the union's left flank. The panicked Sigel then ordered the union infantry on the right to charge forward despite the hole on the left. This charge broke down rapidly. As the northerners retreated the rebels rushed en masse across the lines. Only two union regiments attempted to halt the charge (suffering heavily for it) and the whole Union army was soon routed from the field.

Shendenoah Tourney Battle of Port Republic- The Union needs to take the important bridge at Port Republic. The rebs need to stop that advance. The battle of Port Republic followed close on the heels of Cross Keys. This final decisive triumph of Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign was won by Jackson's signature tactics of surprise, swift marching and concentration of force. It was a fierce contest between two highly determined foes, and the bloodiest battle of the campaign. In two months, Jackson's Army of the Valley (which never exceeded 17,000 men) inflicted over 7,000 casualties on the U.S. army, at a cost of only 2,500 of his own men, and tied up Union forces three times its size.

Shendenoah Tourney Battle of Winchester-The Union troops hold good position around the town. Their artillery should be able to break up the Rebel formations. Once the reserves arrive, a formidable counterattack can occur. The Rebels need to keep the Union artillery occupied in a counter battery fire with their own artillery. Once this is accomplished they should take Union positions with massive assaults and prepare for the Union's approaching reserves. When Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Banks learned that the garrison at Front Royal was gone and the Confederates were closing in on Winchester, he ordered a hasty retreat down the Valley Pike from Strasburg. Banks deployed at Winchester to meet the Rebel pursuit. By the end of the day the Federals had lost over 2,000 men, and the Union's plans for converging on Richmond were completely disrupted as thousands of troops were diverted to the defense of Washington.

 

 

 

 

 

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