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It was the scene of several major engagements of the Civil War, including the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville and the battles of the Wilderness and...
A contest of contrasts: the principle of dislocation and the artillery fight at the Battle of Chancellorsville.
Battlefield grounds eyed by developers: a town could be built on land key to the battle of Chancellorsville.
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 The New Battle Of Chancellorsville (The New York Times)
Chancellorsville, Va. - Here, where thousands fell in one of the greatest battles ever fought on American soil, a new confrontation is shaping up over the fate of the battlefield.
At the Battle of Chancellorsville in May 1863, Gen. Robert E. Lee scored one of his greatest triumphs, defeating a larger Union army with a series of brilliant maneuvers that are still studied in military academies.
Chancellorsville was one of the major battles of the war, and much of the battlefield is still recognizable.
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 American Civil War Battle Chancellorsville Virginia
At the end of the battle, the officers decisions are critiqued based on what he could have known and what he should have known given his experience, and that is compared with 20/20 hindsight.
Following the debacle of the battle of Fredricksburg in December 1862, Burnside was replaced as commander of the Army of the Potomac by General Joseph Hooker.
Chancellorsville stands not just as a pivotal battle of the Civil War but as the personal war between two warriors - stalking, striking, and counter-striking their way to ultimate victory or defeat.
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 Battle of  Chancellorsville
These troops reached Chancellorsville, in a region known as "The Wilderness," on the evening of April 30, 1863, when Hooker expected to see Lee, conscious of danger, fly towards Richmond.
The battle was begun about a mile in advance of the National works at Chancellorsville, by the van of the centre column and Confederate cavalry.
Sedgwick, leaving Gibbon in command at Fredericksburg, marched for Chancellorsville, when Lee was compelled to divide his army to meet this new peril.
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 The Battle of Chancellorsville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Battle of Chancellorsville provides several examples of how space assets can help an intelligent commander but are of little value to an incompetent leader.
The Battle of Chancellorsville was fought during the Chancellorsville Campaign between 1 and 4 May 1863.
The Battle of Chancellorsville ranks as one of the south's greatest victories, but it is an empty one.
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 Battle of Chancellorsville revisited   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bob Liepelt, executive officer of the Aegis guided missile cruise USS Chancellorsville (CG-62) and avide student of the American Civil War, recounted the battle in a lecture at the Japanese National Defense Academy in Yokosuka, Japan.
The Battle of Chancellorsville was a resounding victory for the Confederacy which led to a Confederate expedition in the Union States that was finally stopped at the Battle of Gettysburg.
On the privilege of discussing the dichotomy of this battle, as well as the tactics involved, Liepelt said the members of the audience seemed interested in the battle, "especially the discussion on the dual tactical and strategies impact of the battle and the application of the principles of war by the commanders involved.
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 USS Chancellorsville (CG 62)
The dark blue and gray refer to the colors of the Union and Confederate Armies that were engaged at the Civil War battle of Chancellorsville.
CHANCELLORSVILLE deployed from 19 February 1993 to 19 August 1993 to the Western Pacific and Arabian Gulf as part of the NIMITZ Battle Group.
The Battle of Chancellorsvillewas fought from 1-4 May 1863, between the Federal Army of the Potomac, General Joseph Hooker commanding, and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee commanding.
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 The Battle: Chancellorsville
Of equal importance to Crane's vision of war are the many illustrations in Battles and Leaders which provided him with subjects for description: the huts at the Falmouth winter camp; pontoon bridges across the Rappahannock; the Chancellor House in the center of the battlefield; and the rout of the Eleventh Corps.
Chancellorsville, the first major engagement of 1863, was fought in Northern Virginia near the Rappahannock during the heavy rains of early spring.
Chancellorsville was the first battle of 1863, as well as the first combat experience for many of the green Union recruits.
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 Jeb Stuart's reports of Chancellorsville
This region of country is known as the “Wilderness.” Rapid pursuit in such a country is an impossibility where the enemy takes care to leave his trains beyond the Rappahannock, and avails himself, as he does, of the appliances of art, labor, and natural obstacles to delay his pursuers.
In this battle, in which the enemy's main force was attacked in chosen positions, he was driven entirely from the field and finally fled across the river.
Hill, in pursuance to the orders of the commanding general; but the division and brigade commanders were ordered to submit through me their reports of the battle of Chancellorsville.
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 Battle of chancellorsville map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Battle of Chancellorsville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Lee was painfully aware that his army was outnumbered by more than two to one, when on April 29 he learned that a Union force was moving on his left flank and rear.
Anderson confirmed the approach of a large Union force and took a position on the edge of the tangled undergrowth that blocked the federals' approach from Chancellorsville.
Because of the inaction of the Union corps Hooker had left behind, Lee was convinced that his real threat lie to the west.
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 Battle of Chancellorsville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Beware of rashness, but with energy and sleepless vigilance, go forward, and give us victories," was the fatherly advice President Abraham Lincoln wrote to Gen. Joseph Hooker upon appointing him to command the Union Army of the Potomac in January 1863.
At noon the different corps began arriving at a 50-acre clearing at a crossroads where an imposing brick mansion with white columns, the Chancellor House, was located.
Fascinating Fact: The Chancellor House, a holstery in the Wilderness, had lent its name to the crossroads, which was named Chancellorsville.
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 battle of Chancellorsville - HighBeam Encyclopedia
Chancellorsville, battle of May 2-4, 1863, in the American Civil War.
Late in Apr., 1863, Joseph Hooker, commanding the Union Army of the Potomac, moved against Robert E. Lee, whose Army of Northern Virginia (less than half the size of Hooker's) had remained entrenched on the south side of the Rappahannock River after the battle of Fredericksburg.
Chancellorsville, Lee's last great victory, led to his invasion of the North in the Gettysburg campaign.
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 The American Civil War: Battle of Chancellorsville - Casualties
The countless sacrifices of this great war, begun two long and costly years previous, continued as over 30,000 casualties paid for their convictions during the Battle of Chancellorsville.
As the battle wound down, a Confederate made this observation about the conflict and their beloved General.
The fierce soldiers, with their faces flened with the smoke of battle; the wounded, crawling with feeble limbs from the fury of the devouring flames, all seem possessed with a common impulse.
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 The Battle of Chancellorsville: classificationessays.com- classification essays, classification term papers, ...
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Chancellorsville, unsuspecting of the pivotal role it was about to play in the war, sat on a vital crossroads midway between Fredericksburg and Germanna Ford.
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 Battle of Chancellorsville , 2-5 May 1863
Chancellorsville raised morale across the Confederacy and increased the already high morale of Lee’s army.
However, one of the Confederate dead after Chancellorsville was Stonewall Jackson, dead of pneumonia after being shot by mistake by some of his own men.
After Chancellorsville, Lee embarked on his great invasion of Pennsylvania, which was to end at Gettysburg.
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 Amazon.com: Chancellorsville: Books: Stephen W. Sears   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Chancellorsville was one of the Civil War's pivotal campaigns, a great victory for the South that, however, led directly to the death of top Confederate general Stonewall Jackson.
Too often, the battle of Chancellorsville has been viewed as merely another of a series of humiliating defeats for the Army of the Potomac at the hands of RE Lee, and that the battle was further evidence of Lee's tactical genius triumphing over the bumbling leadership of his Union counterparts.
Sears greatest strengths are in his blow-by-blow descriptions of the scenes of battle, and in his wonderful biographies in miniature of the participants.
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 Chancellorsville Battlefield
Chancellorsville A good summary of the Battle of Chancellorsville with links to biographies of key participants.
The Battle of Chancellorsville Robert K. Krick, our former Chief Historian, has written a series of articles on the Battle of Chancellorsville that are being published in the local newspaper.
Chancellorsville A good website of links to information about the Battle of Chancellorsville including the Order of Battle.
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 Battle Summary: Chancellorsville, VA
Joseph Hooker led the V, XI, and XII Corps on a campaign to turn the Confederate left flank by crossing the Rappahannock and Rapidan Rivers above Fredericksburg.
Passing the Rapidan via Germanna and Ely’s Fords, the Federals concentrated near Chancellorsville on April 30 and May 1.
This battle was considered by many historians to be Lee’s greatest victory.
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 Battle of Chancellorsville continues - The Washington Times: Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Members of the corps and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources are expected to attend the meeting, along with the Coalition to Preserve the Chancellorsville Battlefield, an informal organization made up of 12 preservation groups.
The advisory council was not involved in stopping Dogwood's proposal in March, but the Coalition to Preserve the Chancellorsville Battlefield was an outspoken critic of the development.
The land, which is the site of the bulk of the Chancellorsville battle, stands across from Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park.
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 Battle of Chancellorville
The troops North quickly moved in and captured Chancellorsville, but instead of keeping moving under the orders from Hookers they then stopped to regroup before continuing.
By the end of the 30th Lee had decided that Sedgwick's crossing to the South of town was merely a feint, and the main attack was coming to the North.
Unfortunately for Sedgwick the inactivity of Hookers forces around Chancellorsville allowed Lee to turn his army and face Sedgwick, who was fought to a standstill.
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 TheHistoryNet | America's Civil War | Battle of Chancellorsville: Day One
Hooker had given directions to "take up a line of battle...and not to move forward without further orders." This was extremely bleak news to Meade, but Slocum was in command and he had no choice but to follow orders.
As the units approached Chancellorsville, Slocum put them into line: Howard's corps blocked the road to the west, Meade was to his rear, Couch's two divisions were anchored on the northeast, while Slocum's own XII Corps was formed in a half circle of sorts to the south and west near a plateau named Hazel Grove.
Tells the story of the battle for Iwo Jima through the eyes of those who lived through it.
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 Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park - Battle of Chancellorsville (U.S. National Park Service)
Jackson's audacity dictated the shape of the Battle of Chancellorsville.
Confederate leadership during the Chancellorsville Campaign may represent the finest generalship of the Civil War, but the luster of "Lee's greatest victory" tarnishes upon examination of the battle's tangible results.
The battle of Chancellorsville was the biggest mismatch of the war.
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