Battle of Cedar Mountain
Near Culpeper, VA
Dates: August 9, 1862
Nathanial Banks, Major General
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, Major General
George B. McClellan's Army of the Potomac, during the
Seven Days battles,
Robert E. Lee became concerned about his left flank.
John Pope had come from the western theater and was now in charge of the
Federal Army of Virginia. Poised near the Shenandoah Valley, Pope
presented a threat to Robert E Lee. His primary concern was the
unification of the vanquished troops under McClellan and Pope's Army of
Virginia. These troops would have a 2 to 1 advantage over his army...
Sign at Cedar Run Baptist Church
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