Ike the moderator
- May 12, 2019
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Engagement at Camp Alleghany, Buffalo Mountain, WV. Brig. Gen. Robert Huston Milroy's, USA, troops force the Confederates to retreat to Stauton, VA, while the Union soldiers remove to Cheat Mountain, WV.
Early in the war, Confederate military planners were forced to assume a strategic defensive strategy in areas where they could not bring superior numbers of forces to bear against their Union foe. They found it critical to control or at least monitor all possible avenues of approach by Union...