Stonewall in the Valley : Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign, Spring 1862


Tanner, Robert G.

Jackson’s Valley campaign, also known as the Shenandoah Valley campaign of 1862, was Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s spring 1862 campaign through the Shenandoah valley in Virginia during the Civil War. Employing audacity and rapid, unpredictable movements on interior lines, Jackson’s 17,000 men marched 646 miles (1,040 km) in 48 days and won several minor battles as they successfully engaged three Union Armies (52,000 men), preventing them from reinforcing the Union offensive against Richmond