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Gods and Generals - timeline
19th January: Confederate General Robert E. Lee is born. (Westmoreland County, Virginia)
19th February: Union General Francis Preston Blair, Jr., is born. (Lexington, Kentucky)
8th February: Union General Ambrose Burnside scores a major victory when he captures Roanoke Island. (North Carolina)
14th March: Battle of New Bern, North Carolina (New Bern, North Carolina)
20th January: General Ambrose Burnside's Army of the Potomac begins an offensive against General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia that quickly bogs down as several days of heavy rain turn the roads of Virginia into a muddy quagmire. The campaign is abandoned three days later.
25th January: General Ambrose Burnside is removed as commander of the Army of the Potomac.
2nd May: Stonewall Jackson flanks General Joseph Hooker at Chancellorsville.
10th May: Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson dies.