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Battle of Chancellorsville

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Insight: Army in the Shadows

    The Confederacy’s Western Theater fighters get little attention compared to their eastern counterparts The army of Tennessee has always lived in the shadow of the Army of Northern Virginia. During the war, it labored under a succession...

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    What Next, General? Hooker at Chancellorsville, 1863

    As Major General Joseph Hooker, can YOU defeat General Robert E. Lee and win a stunning Union victory? It is May 1, 1863, as you assume the role of Major General Joseph Hooker, commander of the Union Army of the Potomac. Known as...

  • America's Civil War Magazine

    John Decatur Barry, He Killed Stonewall

    John Decatur Barry was sure Federals were on the prowl, and ordered a response. On virtually every battlefield in the annals of warfare, uncertainty and clouded judgment have yielded tragic results. In one instant during the late hours of...

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    The War in Their Words: “I Felt A Sharp Sting”

    A Maine Artilleryman describes his July 1, 1863 Gettysburg wounding hen Charles O. Hunt, a lieutenant in Captain Greenlief Stevens’ 5th Maine Light Artillery, marched into Gettysburg, Pa., with the Army of the Potomac’s 1st Corps in...

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Stonewall’s Greatest Joy

    Cruel war allowed the Confederate general only two chances to see his beloved daughter. ven as Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson supervised the movement of his Second Corps from the Shenandoah Valley toward Fredericksburg, Va., in late...

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    A Boy Named Chancy

    Union General O.O. Howard named his son after one of the North’s worst defeats. The Army of the Potomac’s XI Corps suffered a resounding a defeat on May 2, 1863 at Chancellorsville. The onslaught by Lt. Gen. Stonewall Jackson’s that...

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Insight: Chancellorsville Chronicle

    John Bigelow’s 1910 Study of Robert E. Lee’s Victory Over Joe Hooker Remains an Exemplar Tactical and operational studies occupy a prominent place in the literature devoted to the Civil War. Admirable examples of well-researched,...