Tag Archives: Chancellorsville
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
Part I in a series
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
Chris Mackowski and Kristopher White have been out with their cameras during the Chancellorsville sesquicentennial. Here are a few of the images they’ve brought back to share the anniversary with you…. Gunners prepare to fire during a real-time program at … Continue reading