Fitz John’s Folly

One April morning, in 1862, Brigadier general Fitz-John Porter, commander of the first division of the III corps of the Union Army of the Potomac, arose early, intent on reconnoitering the confederate lines near Yorktown, Virginia. The day would not go quite as planned.

Sep 29, 2021 | 11:58 | Lance Geiger

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