The Civil War in the East


Army of the Valley District

Major General Thomas J. Jackson


On May 23 Jackson suddenly attacked and overran the Union outpost of Port Royal. He chased Banks' army into Winchester, where he attacked it and drove it out of the city in the First Battle of Winchester on May 25.

Ewell's Division

Major General Richard S. Ewell

Second Brigade

Colonel W. C. Scott


Fourth Brigade

Brig. Gen. Arnold Elzey


Seventh Brigade

Brig. Gen. Isaac Trimble


Eighth Brigade

Brig. Gen. Richard Taylor


Cavalry Brigade

Brig. Gen. George H. Steuart



Major R. Snowden Andrews


Jackson's Division

Major General Thomas J. Jackson

First (Stonewall) Brigade

Brig. Gen. Charles S. Winder


Second Brigade

Colonel J. A. Campbell (w 5/25)

Colonel John M. Patton


Third Brigade

Brig. Gen. William B. Talliaferro (to 5/23*)

Colonel Samuel V. Fulkerson



Colonel Turner Ashby (to B.G. 5/23)



Colonel Stapleton Crutchfield



*General Talliaferro was forced to temporarily give up command on 5/24 due to illness.

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