Tag Archives: Hazel Grove

The Fall of the Chancellorsville Crossroads

The following is a chapter excerpt from “That Furious Struggle: Chancellorsville and the High Tide of the Confederacy, May 1-4, 1863,” authored by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White. The Chancellor House site will be one of the stops on the upcoming … Continue reading

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Nobody Can Truly Understand The Battle of Gettysburg Without a Solid Understanding of the Battle of Chancellorsville

Conclusion In the first part of this two-part series that demonstrates how nobody can truly understand the Battle of Gettysburg without having a solid understanding of the Battle of Chancellorsville, we addressed the implications of Chancellorsville for the Army of … Continue reading

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Laid to Rest in Lexington

On May 15, 1863—150 years ago today—Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was laid to rest in his beloved Shenandoah Valley. He had died five days previously and, since his death, his remains had traveled from Guinea Station down to Richmond … Continue reading

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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 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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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 … Continue reading

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