Battle of Chancellorsville - 1863Following its defeat at Fredericksburg in December 1862, the Union Army of the Potomac spent the winter in Stafford County. Across the Rappahannock River, Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia kept a defensive position that covered a 25-mile stretch of the river. In January 1863, President Lincoln promoted General Joseph Hooker to command the army opposite Fredericksburg and charged him with the defeat of Robert E. Lee.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 11:18pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 275087 N 4241368|
|Decimal Degrees||38.29223333, -77.57176667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.534', W 77° 34.306'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 32.04" N, 77° 34' 18.36" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5851-5863 VA-3, Fredericksburg VA 22407, US|
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