157 years ago today, the battle of Chancellorsville opened up. I always like to take a moment to spend some time thinking about the battle that happened—literally—in my front yard.
Check out the ECW YouTube page for more Day One action from Chancellorsville:
Day One, Part One: Along the Old Plan Road (my front yard again)
Day One, Part Two: Day One Battlefield (preserved by the American Battlefield Trust)
Day One, Part Three: From Sykes’s Position on the Day One Battlefield
Day One, Part Four: On Location: The Lee-Jackson Bivouac (from 2018)