Chancellorsville Campaign

Chancellorsville Campaign (HM1RR)

Location: Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Country: United States of America

N 38° 18.014', W 77° 36.858'

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May 1-3, 1863. "Our enemy must either ingloriously fly or come out from behind his entrenchments and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him." With these words, "Fighting Joe" Hooker, on May 1, started toward the rear of Lee's Fredericksburg lines. Inspired by Hooker's enthusiasm, his confident troops swung briskly along the Turnpike. When resistance was encountered, Hooker ordered the army back to Chancellorsville. May 2, while "Stonewall" Jackson marched to attack the Union right flank, Confederates on this front threatened Hooker and on May 3, helped drive the Federals from Chancellorsville.
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HM NumberHM1RR
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Placed ByUnited States Department of the Interior - National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 12:49pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 271391 N 4242361
Decimal Degrees38.30023333, -77.61430000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 18.014', W 77° 36.858'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 18' 0.84" N, 77° 36' 51.48" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8101-8139 McLaws Dr, Fredericksburg VA 22407, US
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