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The opening of the Second Manassas Campaign began in the shadow of Cedar Mountain in Northern Virginia as Brigadier General Nathaniel Bank’s Corps of General Pope’s Army of Virginia fought with Lieutenant General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s Second Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia. The battle cost the Federal forces 314 killed, 1,445 wounded  and 662 missing, totaling 2381 of the 8,000 troops engaged. The Confederate forces suffered casualties of 241 killed, 1,120 wounded and 4 missing for 1,365 of the 16,800 Confederate troops employed by General Jackson.

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Cedar Run
Cedar Mountain
Slaughter Mountain
9th August 1862

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Augur’s Division, the left of General Bank’s two-division corps, was positioned along the Mitchell Station Road and positioned to attack the right division of Stonewall Jackson’s Second Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia on the field, Major General Ewell's Division.


General Augur’s Division, the left division of Bank’s two division corps attacked Major General Ewell's Division, Thomas J. Jackson’s right , across these fields (from the viewers left to right) and Mitchell Stations Road is in the distance.

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