Confederate Armies & Departments in the Eastern Theater


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The Army of Northern Virginia commanded by General Robert E. Lee
Confederate General Jubal Early The Army of the Valley commanded by Major General Jubal A. Early fought the Battle of Cedar Creek on October 19 began as a Confederate victory but by the end of the day’s fighting turned into a decisive defeat. The Army of the Shenandoah retreated again to the upper Valley, broken as a fighting force.