Monday, September 10, 2012

Jackson Recrosses the Potomac

Wednesday, September 10, 1862

As the Twentieth Massachusetts advanced toward Frederick City, Confederate General Robert E. Lee ordered General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson to recross the Potomac River and surround Harper's Ferry.1

1George A. Bruce, The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861 - 1865 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1906), 153.

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