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Front Royal

Battle Name : Front Royal

Date(s) : 23 May 1862

Part of : American Civil War , Jackson's Valley Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for American Confederate Forces over American Union Forces

Type of battle : Land


After mauling the Union forces at McDowell, Jackson avoided the main Union force under Banks at Strasburg by crossing Massanutten Mountain into the Luray Valley. There, both Jackson's and Ewell's divisions met and attacked the garrison at Front Royal. Information from a spy meant that the garrison was quicky overrun.


Virginia, USA (USA)

Casualty figures

American Union Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
904 (85.04%)

American Confederate Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
50 (0.31%)