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  Northern Virginia Campaign - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Northern Virginia Campaign, also known as the Second Bull Run Campaign or Second Manassas Campaign, was a series of battles fought in Virginia during August and September, 1862, in the American Civil War.
Lee's maneuvering of the Army of Northern Virginia against Pope is considered a military masterpiece.
This was the decisive battle of the Northern Virginia Campaign.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northern_Virginia_Campaign   (1625 words)

  
 Second Battle of Bull Run: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The northern virginia campaign, or the second bull run campaign, was a series of battles fought in virginia during august and september, 1862, in the...
The army of virginia was organized as a major unit of the union army and operated briefly and unsuccessfully in 1862 in the american civil war....
The virginia peninsula is a peninsula in southeast virginia, bounded by the york river, james river (virginia)james river, hampton roads, and chesapeake...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/se/second_battle_of_bull_run.htm   (1838 words)

  
 Virginia Fatherhood Campaign -- Recommendations and Resources
The Northern Virginia Campaign, or the Second Bull Run Campaign, was a series of battles fought in Virginia during August and September, 1862, in the American Civil War.
Virginia Beach is an independent city located in the South Hampton Roads area in the Commonwealth of Virginia, on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Virginia Beach is best known as a major resort, with miles of beaches and dozens of hotels, motels, and restaurants.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/159/virginia-fatherhood-campaign.html   (1263 words)

  
 Lafayette's Virginia Campaign (1781)
Lafayette's Virginia Campaign was a prelude to, and at the end, part of the Yorktown Campaign of 1781.
Virginia had been out of the war as a theater of significant armed conflict since a few nuissance raids in the Tidewater country early in 1776.
Virginia's governor, Thomas Jefferson, was unable to raise forces to resist Arnold's ventures and appealed to Washington.
www.xenophongroup.com /mcjoynt/laf_va.htm   (6187 words)

  
 American Civil War Encyclopedia @ FbgArt.com (Fbg Art)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Northerners argued that slavery would provide unfair competition for free migrants to the territories; slaveholders claimed Congress had no right to discriminate against them by preventing them from bringing their legal property there.
They seceded and to reward Virginia the Confederate capital was moved to Richmond, Virginia, a highly vulnerable location at the end of the supply line.
Pope was beaten spectacularly by Lee in the Northern Virginia Campaign and the Second Battle of Bull Run in August.
www.fbgart.com /encyclopedia/American_Civil_War   (6470 words)

  
 Salon Politics2000 | No upset.com this time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Many Northern Virginia Republicans interviewed by Salon Tuesday quoted the "He says one thing and does another" line that Bush has tagged the senator with for weeks.
Northern Virginia would also be disproportionately affected by campaign finance reform, McCain's pet issue.
The Center for Responsive Politics reports that Virginia ranks fourth among all states in the soft-money contributions that McCain would do away with, and all of the top 10 money-giving ZIP codes within Virginia are located in Northern Virginia.
www.salon.com /politics2000/feature/2000/03/01/voter   (604 words)

  
 Peninsula Campaign -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The Peninsula Campaign (also known as the Peninsular Campaign) of the American Civil War was a major Union operation launched in southeastern Virginia from March through July 1862, the first large-scale offensive in the Eastern Theater.
Although they are formally considered part of the Peninsula Campaign, the final battles of June 25 to July 1, with Lee in command and on the offensive against McClellan, are popularly known as the Seven Days Battles, and are described in their own article.
President Lincoln witnessed this part of the campaign, having arrived on the Peninsula on May 5, and exercising his direct powers as commander in chief by ordering naval bombardments of Confederate batteries in the area on May 8.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Peninsular_Campaign   (2579 words)

  
 NVRC Home Page
In its commitment to protect the environment, the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC), and its member governments, launched the KnowToxics campaign to publicize the risk of improper disposal and to provide information about the safe disposal of fluorescent lighting and rechargeable batteries.
The campaign is directed at businesses, property managers, building managers, waste haulers, trash collectors, and others.
The Northern Virginia Regional Commission, "The Voice of Northern Virginia," represents 14 cities, towns and counties on regional issues including the environment, human services, regional planning and emergency preparedness.
www.novaregion.org   (276 words)

  
 The American Civil War
--The 33rd Regiment of Virginia Volunteers was one of the five regiments in the immortal Stonewall Brigade of the Confederate Army.
If General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia had a single crucible that forged it into one of history's finest commands, it was perhaps this familiar killing ground at Manassas.
The Army of Virginia was organized in June 1862.
www.rockingham.k12.va.us /EMS/History_Pages/CivilWar/CivilWar.html   (7022 words)

  
 The 10-Point Campaign | Chabad Lubavitch of Northern Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The campaign focuses on ten specific mitzvot through the fulfillment of which the individual and the family will come to a greater appreciation of their Jewish heritage.
The campaign for Torah education seeks to involve any and every Jewish child in an educational programme that will teach him or her what it means to live as a Jew.
Before the Rebbe's "mitzvah campaign", the mitzvah was a private deed, performed by the "religious" Jew at home or in the synagogue.
www.chabadva.org /templates/articlecco.html?AID=289961   (778 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/American Civil War
Residents of the northwestern counties of Virginia organized a secession from Virginia and entered the Union (with a plan for gradual emancipation) in 1863 as West Virginia.
The Union's disastrous Red River Campaign in western Louisiana, including a defeat at the Battle of Mansfield, effectively ended the Union's final invasion attempt of the region until the final fall of the Confederacy.
In 1905, a campaign medal was authorized for all Civil War veterans, known as the Civil War Campaign Medal.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/American_Civil_War   (4932 words)

  
 Category:Battles of the Northern Virginia Campaign of the American Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Category:Battles of the Northern Virginia Campaign of the American Civil War
Pages in category "Battles of the Northern Virginia Campaign of the American Civil War"
Categories: Campaigns of the Main Eastern Theater of the American Civil War
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Battles_of_the_Northern_Virginia_Campaign_of_the_American_Civil_War   (118 words)

  
 Articles - American Civil War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Northern society celebrated the dignity of free labor, and emphasized the capacity of a working man to lift himself up by his own efforts.
Along with the northwestern portion of Virginia (whose residents did not wish to secede and eventually entered the Union in 1863 as West Virginia), four of the five northernmost "slave states" (Maryland, Delaware, Missouri, and Kentucky) did not secede, and became known as the Border States.
Residents of the northwestern counties of Virginia organized a secession from Virginia and entered the Union in 1863 as West Virginia.
www.1-ace.com /articles/American_Civil_War   (7379 words)

  
 V-Day Northern Virginia
Through V-Day campaigns, local volunteers and college students produce annual benefit performances of "The Vagina Monologues" to raise awareness and funds for anti-violence groups within their own communities.
We are a group of women and men in Northern Virginia united to bring forth awareness on the issue of domestic violence against women and girls.
On March 4th and 5th 2006 V-Day Northern Virginia is going to celebrate women by organizing a benefit performance of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues as part of the V-Day 2006 Worldwide campaign.
www.vdaynova.org   (389 words)

  
 First Skirmish
He first backed the concept of letting Northern Virginians have a vote, but eventually switched and took Gilmore's hard line saying he couldn't support any measure that might lead to such a large tax increase.
My strategy analysis for the Warner campaign, made months before the referendum battle, predicted a big win in NoVa, exceeding by good measure the Chuck Robb victory in the region during his losing Senate race to George Allen.
This analysis was based on an evolutionary history of Virginia elections, using a similar intuitive and statistical review I had used to map Wilder's strategy for his two big upsets.
www.baconsrebellion.com /Issues/11-18-02/Skirmish.htm   (1192 words)

  
 World History Maps, The Civil War in and around Essex County, VA Historical Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Northern Virginia, Manassas Campaign, Jul 16, 1861 - Jul 22, 1861
Northern Virginia, Jackson’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign, Mar 12, 1862 - Jul 31, 1861
Northern Virginia, Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign, Aug 7, 1864 - Nov 28, 1864
www.worldhistorymaps.com /CW/local/vaessex.htm   (732 words)

  
 Northern Virginia Roundtable
Although George Mason University and its president were responsible for forming the Northern Virginia Roundtable, it was clear in the first few months of existence that the group would become more than just a support network for the university.
The Northern Virginia Roundtable was formed by a group of area business leaders in 1993 to identify and support public policies and investments that would enhance the long-term economic stability and growth of Northern Virginia.
Northern Virginia’s Technology Sector, presented by Dr. Roger Stough, Northern Virginia Professor in Local Government and Associate Director of GMU’s Institute of Public Policy.
www.novaroundtable.org /facts.html   (1672 words)

  
 Howard Dean-Virginia Campaign Organization
She started volunteering for the Dean campaign in January 2003 after seeing him speak at a luncheon fundraiser on Capitol Hill, and started her position on staff in July 2003.
Field organizer for the Warner for Governor campaign in 2001; former staff director to the Vice Chair of the DNC; national political organizer during the Carter/Mondale re-election campaign in 1980.
Leslie Byrne (volunteer) is the Vice Chair of the Virginia campaign.
www.gwu.edu /~action/2004/dean/deanorgva.html   (557 words)

  
 Northern Virginia Daily
Over the weekend, Louderback's campaign manager in Shenandoah County, Todd Gilbert, removed eight to 10 of Pollack's campaign signs that were placed in state right of ways along Va.
Pollack's campaign manager, Michael McVicar, said a recent article in a local daily newspaper stated it is illegal for a private resident to remove signs from public property without authority from a state transportation commissioner.
Gilbert said he removed the signs because Louderback's campaign office had received six complains about their illegal placement from residents and he personally had noticed a couple next to stop signs.
www.shentel.net /pollack/nvd5.htm   (722 words)

  
 Category:Battles of the Northern Virginia Campaign... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Please browse the existing categories to check if the category is covered under another name.
Look for Category:Battles of the Northern Virginia Campaign...
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Battles_of_the_Northern_Virginia_Campaign...   (162 words)

  
 Bullrun Manassas Second Virginia Civil War Battle
Lee befuddled, then defeated Pope in a campaign of masterful maneuvering that rivaled Chancellorsville as the Army of Northern Virginia's greatest achievement.
The fighting in northern Virginia left Union General John Pope's career in tatters and proved the South was a power to be reckoned with.
The application of military geology to the campaign and battle show how land forms were used by both sides in their tactics both to their advantage, and to their disadvantage.
americancivilwar.com /statepic/va/va026.html   (956 words)

  
 Campaign: Northern Virginia, Fall 1861   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
F.W. Lander refused Jackson's demands for surrender and the Confederates continued to bombard the town from Orrick's Hill for two days while unsuccessfully searching for a safe river crossing.
The Confederates withdrew and marched on Romney (Jan. 7) in western Virginia.
From here, return to the overviews for the Summer 1861 or the Fall and Winter 1861-62..
www.geocities.com /m_lause.geo/CW/c/110VA.html   (320 words)

  
 Richard Brooke Garnett (1817-1863)
His first assignment in Virginia was as a major of artillery and then a lieutenant colonel of the Georgia Legion.
However the trial was suspended due to the start of Robert E. Lee's Northern Virginia Campaign and the Second Battle of Bull Run.
During the Gettysburg Campaign, Garnett's brigade continued in the division of George Pickett and, due to the order of march, did not reach the battlefield from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, until late on the afternoon of July 2, 1863, missing the first two days of the Battle of Gettysburg.
www.thelatinlibrary.com /chron/civilwarnotes/garnett.html   (908 words)

  
 Scott Tate for Congress
Tate, 41, is a member of the Arlington County Planning Commission and former candidate for the Arlington County Board (2000) and the Virginia State Senate (1999).
While Tate indicated he would run a positive campaign based on his vision for Northern Virginia, campaign officials confirmed that Moran’s numerous documented difficulties would be “fair game” in the campaign, noting that voters will be reminded about why they are embarrassed to have Jim Moran as their congressman.
“Northern Virginia is among the most diverse communities in America, and Jim Moran has a blank record when it comes to helping our new neighbors assimilate into the fabric of American society.
www.scotttate.com /news.htm   (1234 words)

  
 Today in History: August 30
The campaign had begun when Union forces attempting to invade the Southern capital at Richmond were defeated just miles from the city.
During the Union occupation of Northern Virginia, many slaves took the opportunity to escape.
The day was spent in fierce fighting; in the end, the Northerners were forced to retreat to nearby Centreville and, eventually, to the safety of Washington, D.C. 28th started for Manassas, arriving there 29th.
lcweb2.loc.gov /ammem/today/aug30.html   (685 words)

  
 Northern Virginia Regional Commission Program Highlights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The campaign features a 60-second radio spot to remind citizens not to dump pollutants down storm drains, all of which lead to the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay.
Through their participation in the campaign, localities meet minimum control measures required by the EPA Clean Water Act Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) for public education and outreach.
Lee Hill, Assistant Director for Stormwater Management Programs, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, briefed localities on the status of the delegation of the general permitting program to localities, the MS4 stormwater permitting program, the general construction permitting program, and the status of the Virginia low impact development (LID) draft technical bulletin.
www.novaregion.org /nvrchighlightsjune05.htm   (635 words)

  
 CASE COALITION LAUNCHES NORTHERN CAMPAIGN
The group called the CARE Coalition kicked off its Northern West Virginia campaign at Fairmont General Hospital this morning.
Jim Nestor with the CARE Coalition says other states are in bad shape like West Virginia when it comes to medical malpractice but he says they've at least made some progress in those other states.
Nestor says they'll be taking their grassroots efforts to cities and communities throughout West Virginia INTO the legislative session.
www.morgantowns.com /create_con.php?ID=866   (196 words)

  
 Prosecutor Will Not Pursue Castrovinci Complaint -- Leesburg2Day-- The Journal of Loudoun County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The allegation against Myers claim from York's campaign manager, Wes Corber, in May. Castrovinci, a long time Myers supporter, filed her complaint Sept. 8.
He said the $50 fine is related to a filing delay caused by confusion over how to record a campaign contribution from land use attorney Robert M. Gordon.
York, whose campaign is not accepting finacial support from representatives of the development industry, returned the money.
www.leesburg2day.com /current.cfm?catid=31&newsid=7604   (343 words)

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