Horatio G. Wright timeline

  • Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road

    Description: Marching from Cold Harbor, Meade’s Army of the Potomac crossed the James River on transports and a 2,200-foot long pontoon bridge at... Read more

  • Battle of Fort Stevens

    Other Names: Washington Location: District of Columbia Campaign: Early’s Raid and Operations against the B&O Railroad (1864) Date(s): July... Read more

  • Lincoln Comes Under Confederate Fire at the Battle of Fort Stevens

    Description: On July 11, Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early’s exhausted Confederates reached the outskirts of Washington near Silver Spring. Skirmishers... Read more

  • Battle of Cool Spring

    Description: A Union column, consisting of the VI Corps and elements of the XIX Corps under Maj. Gen. Horatio Wright, pursued Early’s army as it... Read more

  • Battle of Cedar Creek

    Description: At dawn, October 19, 1864, the Confederate Army of the Valley under Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early surprised the Federal army at Cedar Creek... Read more