Jefferson County timeline

  • Battle of Harper's Ferry - Stonewall Jackson Captures Union Garrison

    The Battle of Harpers Ferry was fought September 12–15, 1862, as part of the Maryland Campaign of the American Civil War. As Gen. Robert E. Lee's... Read more

  • Battle of Shepherdstown

    The Battle of Shepherdstown, also known as the Battle of Boteler's Ford, took place September 19–20, 1862, in Jefferson County, Virginia (now West... Read more

  • Second Battle of Sabine Pass

    The Second Battle of Sabine Pass took place on September 8, 1863, and was the result of a Union expedition into Confederate-controlled Texas during... Read more

  • Battle of Pine Bluff

    Description: At 8:00 am, October 25, Col. Powell Clayton sent a company of cavalry toward Princeton which ran into Brig. Gen. John S. Marmaduke’s... Read more

  • Battle of Mossy Creek

    Description: Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis received a report on the night of December 28, 1863, that a brigade of enemy cavalry was in the... Read more

  • Battle of Dandridge

    Description: Union forces under Maj. Gen. John G. Parke advanced on Dandridge, Tennessee, near the East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad, on January... Read more