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Snowy Stonewall

Stonewall Jackson monument Chancellorsville National Battlefield

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Top 15 Posts of 2013

From now until the new year we will be running the top 15 posts of 2013 (we will also include some that deserve honorable mentions). We wanted to take a moment and thank all of our readers. From all of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Presentations: September-October

September: 12th: Kathleen Logothetis Thompson, “Echoes of Chancellorsville: Daniel Sickles at Gettysburg,” at the California University of Pennsylvania Civil War Round Table (California, PA) 12th: Kristopher White, “Felled By Friendly Fire: The Wounding of James Longstreet,” at the Chesapeake Civil … Continue reading

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Upcoming Presentations: August-September

August: 8th: Kristopher White, “Felled By Friendly Fire: The Wounding of James Longstreet,” at the California University of Pennsylvania Civil War Roundtable (PA) 12th: Phill Greenwalt, “Maryland, My Maryland No More-Emphasis on the Battle of Antietam,” at the Western North Carolina Civil War … Continue reading

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A Quick Note about “Shaping Chancellorsville”

We’ve had a couple questions about Chris Mackowski’s series about the history of the Chancellorsville battlefield, “Shaping Chancellorsville,” which he started in late April. The series has been examining what has and hasn’t been remembered about Chancellorsville as “public memory” … Continue reading

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Remembering the war, the centennial, and the sesquicentennial

Guest-poster Caroline Davis is wrapping up an internship at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Now that the dust has settled from the Chancellorsville sesquicentennial, we asked her to reflect on what she learned from the commemoration. Because her work … Continue reading

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Misty Morning at Hazel Grove

The Hazel Grove/Fairview clearing on the Chancellorsville Battlefield.

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The Smoothbore Volley and the Calamity at Chancellorsville

Physician Matthew Lively says historian Bob Krick is wrong about the wounding of Stonewall Jackson. In the mid-nineties, historian Robert K. Krick redefined the story of Jackson’s wounding with his groundbreaking essay “The Smoothbore Volley that Doomed the Confederacy.” In … Continue reading

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Where Did Joe Hooker Lose the Battle of Chancellorsville?

One hundred and fifty years ago today, the Army of the Potomac sat safely on the north side of the Rappahannock River after being manhandled by the Army of Northern Virginia during the battle of Chancellorsville. As my colleague Kris … Continue reading

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Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front at Civil War Monitor

Civil War Monitor is featuring today an excerpt from Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church by ECW’s Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White: It’s easy to miss what remains of the Salem Church battlefield, and … Continue reading

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