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McClellan Reinstated

September 2, 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln reinstated Major General George B. McClellan as overall Federal commander in Virginia and Washington, merging Major General John Pope’s defeated Army of Virginia with McClellan’s Army of the Potomac. 995 more words

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The Battle of Chantilly

September 1, 1862 – A vicious fight in driving rain ended the Second Bull Run Campaign with Major General John Pope’s Federal Army of Virginia still intact but thoroughly defeated by General Robert E. 1,150 more words

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The Battle of Second Bull Run: Pope's Retreat

August 31, 1862 – The Second Bull Run Campaign ended with a two-day fight in which the Confederates proved unable to destroy Major General John Pope’s retreating Army of Virginia. 576 more words

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Falling Skies Concludes

After five seasons the TNT TV series Falling Skies has come to a conclusion. Executive produced by Steven Spielberg, Falling Skies told the saga of the Mason family and a ragtag group of human fighters resisting an alien occupation of Earth. 641 more words

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The Battle of Second Bull Run: Longstreet

August 30, 1862 – The right wing of General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia ripped into Major General John Pope’s Federals and nearly destroyed his Army of Virginia. 1,739 more words

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The Battle of Second Bull Run: Jackson

August 29, 1862 – Federals under Major General John Pope continued the fighting with Major General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson from the previous day, unaware that General Robert E. 907 more words

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The Battle of Second Bull Run: Groveton

August 28, 1862 – Major General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates attacked a portion of Major General John Pope’s Federal Army of Virginia northwest of Manassas, sparking the Battle of Second Bull Run. 1,039 more words

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