It blocked the Union's route to the CSA capitol in Richmond.
The newly-promoted Burnside wanted to cross the Rappahannock and bring Lee to battle as close to Richmond as he could.
Both of these battles were Confederate victories under the direction of Gen. Robert E. Lee. Both are in Virginia.
It was not especially important. It saved Richmond from the threat of immediate capture. It made Burnside look incompetent. And it added lustre to Robert E. Lee's record.
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It is 969 miles according to Google Maps.
There was no "battle of Goliad."
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the battle started with a big explosion
The Battle of the Alamo was in 1836.
Dunkirk was the retreat of the British Expeditionary force from France, it did not directly start the Battle of Britain.
The Battle of Vicksburg began in May 1863
The battle began on July 1, 1863.
It started in 1780; the Americans won that battle!!!
The Battle of Lexington and Concord.
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The start of the American Revolutionary War was marked by the Battle of Lexington, in Massachusetts in the year 1775.
The battle was important because it was the start of the revolution.
The Battle of Galveston started on January 24, 1863.
The battle of France started on 10th May 1940.
The Battle of Berlin began on 16th April 1945.
The Battle of Gettysburg started on July 1, 1863.
The battle started with a tremendess German artillary barrage,
the battle was the start of world war 2
Google Maps estimates the driving time as 8 hours and 33 minutes.
Why did the battle of Yorktown start? The battle of Yorktown started because Lord Cornwallis was suffering with his army from a bad defeat in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.