Cool Spring Battle

Following an unsuccessful attack on Washington D.C. on July 11, 1864, Confederate General Jubal A. Early withdrew to the Shenandoah Valley, where he had left Gen. John C. Breckinridge’s division to hold the Shenandoah River fords. Union General George Crook pursued Early but was repulsed when he sought to cross the river at Castleman’s Ferry … Continue reading Cool Spring Battle