Still Commanding…

As the Fredericksburg area comes under a snow storm the guns of Hazel Grove stand tribute to the harsh fighting that took place there in early May 1863. The Confederate artillery, firing from the elevation of Hazel Grove dominated the local area and helped wreck the Union lines around Chancellorsville crossroads. This artillery superiority helped secure for Confederate General Robert E. Lee his most impressive victory.

We are now less than two months away from the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Chancellorsville…when, hopefully, the weather will be more cooperative to tour Hazel Grove!

Hazel Grove(author collection)

Hazel Grove
(author collection)

(Granted this picture was taken during a snow storm of yesteryear, but I thought it was appropriate with the weather conditions of the area!)

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