Confederate Armies & Departments in the Eastern Theater

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Army of the Potomac

General Joseph E. Johnston’s Army of the Potomac continued to be concentrated in Northern Virginia around Manassas, although elements were stationed as far forward as the Potomac River.

Army of the Valley District

Major General Thomas J. Jackson’s Army of the Valley, reinforced by Brigadier General William Loring’s Army of the Northwest, launched the Romney expedition and raids against the Baltmore & Ohio Railroad before winter weather forced them into winter quarters.