Sunrise at Salem Church

Historic Salem Church looked exceptionally pretty in the morning light earlier today. This sanctuary was fought over during the Chancellorsville Campaign in May 1863 as Union General John Sedgwick tried to advance west and Confederates hurried to block his route.

Looking for some history about Salem Church and the battle? Here are a few related posts from the blog archive:

Also, check out the book Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher White.

1 Response to Sunrise at Salem Church

  1. I went zipping past there about 8:30 this morning on my way out to the Wilderness Tavern site for work. A nice morning to be out on the battlefield.

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