Editors. "Federal troops withdraw from the Virginia Peninsula after Seven Days battle". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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In a series of encounters between the antagonists of the American Civil War, known as the Seven Days Battles, a Confederate army under the command of Robert Lee forces Unionist troops to retreat from the Virginian Peninsula.