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The Journey: Scorched earth

On March 6, 1862, a Thursday, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, commander of the Rebel armies in Virginia, ordered their withdrawal from Northern Virginia. Johnston, anticipating a Union move on Richmond, was indulging his preference for defensive operations by bringing his … Continue reading

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