Peninsula campaign http://wkyufm.org en Historians Say Peninsula Campaign Helped Robert E. Lee Establish Reputation http://wkyufm.org/post/historians-say-peninsula-campaign-helped-robert-e-lee-establish-reputation <p>One hundred and fifty years ago this month, Union forces hoped to capture the Confederate capitol of Richmond. In fighting that became known as the &quot;Peninsula Campaign,&quot; Robert E. Lee kept his promise that the city would be defended. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 14:23:38 +0000 Dan Modlin 14731 at http://wkyufm.org Historians Say Peninsula Campaign Helped Robert E. Lee Establish Reputation Historians Say Different Approaches to Command Marked Peninsula Campaign http://wkyufm.org/post/historians-say-different-approaches-command-marked-peninsula-campaign <p>150 Years ago Union and Confederate forces were involved in some bloody fighting that became known as the &quot;Peninsula Campaign.&quot; The Union developed a plan to attack the Confederate Capital of Richmond, Virginia, but a combination of factors, including indecisive command decisions,&nbsp; kept the North from succeeding with that plan. This fighting led to the emergence of Confederate Commander&nbsp; Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia, according to WKU historians Dr. Glenn LaFantasie and Dr. Jack Thacker.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 13:55:14 +0000 Dan Modlin 14221 at http://wkyufm.org Historians Say Different Approaches to Command Marked Peninsula Campaign