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Battle Of Chancellorsville, 1863

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Looking toward Wilderness Church from the area where Jackson began his flanking march. Union General Howard ignored reports that Confederates were coming. Jackson attacked Union Army from the side while they were cooking a meal, routing them.
Professor Charles Poland at the apex of Hooker's last line.
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Tree across trail Signs on Bullock Road. Brick foundation, Chancellor House
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May 3, 1863: Hooker was hit by debris under enemy fire at Chancellor House. He seemed to lose his courage, rode to rear (at the Apex), ordered a retreat. Salem Church - site of a battle and later used as a hospital

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Photos taken by Linda Walcroft, September 2003



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