America Civil War
The Valley Campaign by Bradley Schmehl ~ The Shenandoah Valley, May 20th, 1862. After a long march through the Shenandoah Valley, Taylor and his troops joined Jackson and started their band for a waltz on May 20th, 1862. After a glance at the frolicking men and a contemplative suck on his lemon, Jackson came forth with, “Thoughtless fellows for serious work..”
The Battle of the Crater was a battle of the American Civil War, part of the Siege of Petersburg. It took place on July 30, 1864, between the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by General Robert E. Lee and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Major General George G. Meade (under the direct supervision of the general-in-chief, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant).