Tag Archives: 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
A lesser known part of the Chancellorsville campaign is the battle that swirled around Salem Church on May 3rd and 4th, 1863.
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
Part II in a series On the evening of May 2, Jackson rode forward of his lines to scout the Union position. Riding back on the Mountain Road he was stuck by three bullets in a volley from the 18th … Continue reading