Today, May 6, was the anniversary of James Longstreet’s accidental wounding—at the hands of his own men—during the battle of the Wilderness. I took the time today to walk the ground. Join me in this video tour from the ECW YouTube page:
In the video, I mention that Jackson’s wounding was probably the best thing to happen at Chancellorsville for Robert E. Lee. You can read more about that in this blog post.
Here’s more about Longstreet’s wounding: