What was Virginia's role in the Civil War?

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1. Virginia Cities/Towns

1.1. Fredericksburg, VA

1.1.1. General Robert E. Lee was Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia Defeated Union troops at Fredericksburg

1.1.2. Thomas "Stone wall" Jackson was a Confederate general Lived form 1824 to 1863 He was shot 3 times, 2 times in the arm and once on the hand. After a week he passed away.

1.1.3. In the streets of Fredricksburg the American soilders hide in the houses.

1.1.4. VA Trekkers Podcast 22

1.2. Appomattox, VA

1.2.1. Confederates surrender to the Union on April 9, 1865 General Lee (Confederate) surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant (Union) Not in the courthouse because it was Palm Sunday, but in a house that had children in it.

1.2.2. Over 10,000 people were killed in the war. "Stonewall" Jackson lost his left arm to a union bullet and the arm was buried by a near by farm house.

1.2.3. VA Trekkers Podcast 38

2. Virginia Battles

2.1. Battle of Williamsburg

2.1.1. May 5, 1862

2.1.2. Both the Union and Confederate sides claimed to win Neither side advanced, but they both viewed that as a victory because neither of them had goals to advance The Union army wanted to keep their ground near Williamsburg (which they did) The Confederates wanted to delay the Union advance to allow reinforcements to get to Richmond

2.1.3. VA Trekker's Podcast 15

2.2. Battle of Bull Run (Manassas)

2.2.1. Bull Run Animation

2.2.2. First major clash of the Civil War

2.2.3. South (Confederates) were victorious

2.2.4. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson played a major role, but was shot and killed General "Stonewall" Jackson got his name when the Confederate army was retreating and he brought reinforcements, stood there and got shot

2.2.5. VA Trekker's Podcast 44