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“Never was there a more beautiful sunrise…” The Battles for Fairview and Hazel Grove, Conclusion

The fourth in a four-part miniseries. The following is the text from Elizabeth “Beth” Parnicza’s 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Chancellorsville tour covering the action of May 3rd, 1863, in the area between Hazel Grove and Fairview. Adding to … Continue reading

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“Never was there a more beautiful sunrise…” The Battles for Fairview and Hazel Grove, Part Three

The third in a four-part miniseries. The following is the text from Elizabeth “Beth” Parnicza’s 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Chancellorsville tour covering the action of May 3rd, 1863, in the area between Hazel Grove and Fairview. Ramseur led … Continue reading

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“Never was there a more beautiful sunrise…” The Battles for Fairview and Hazel Grove, Part Two

The second in a four-part miniseries. The following is the text from Elizabeth “Beth” Parnicza’s 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Chancellorsville tour covering the action of May 3rd, 1863, in the area between Hazel Grove and Fairview. The Federals … Continue reading

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“Never was there a more beautiful sunrise…” The Battles for Fairview and Hazel Grove, Part One

The first in a four-part miniseries. We are happy to welcome guest author Elizabeth “Beth” Parnicza. Beth is a West Virginia University graduate and is currently a historian with the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Beth, is the supervisor … Continue reading

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Scenes from Chancellorsville

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

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“VMI Will Be Heard From Today”

“You may go forward, then.” With those five words, Confederate General “Stonewall” Jackson ordered Brigadier General Robert Rodes’ division forward. As Jackson had said earlier on the May 2, 1863, the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) would be heard from that … Continue reading

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