Kris and I spent a cold day in the rain today at Salem Church. We were out doing some research for an upcoming book we’ve been given the green light to write.
Union and Confederate forces swirled around Salem Church on May 3 and 4, 1863—an oft-overlooked part of the Chancellorsville campaign.
Unfortunately, not much remains of the Salem Church battlefield. Most of it has been lost to commercial development. We took some time to grab some pix, though. Here’s a quick look at Salem Church through our eyes: