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Chancellorsville National Military Park

After the Fredericksburg debacle, "Fighting Joe" Hooker rebuilt and reorganized the demoralized Army of the Potomac, turning it -- once again -- into a potent fighting force. His campaign at the end of April, 1863 completely out maneuvered Robert E. Lee. Yet, after fighting from May 1 to May 4, 1863 around the area known as Chancellorsville, the Army of the Potomac was once again retreating. Lee had won an important victory, but at a high cost.

For a history of the Chancellorsville campaign, click here.

Click on the picture on the map, or on the link below the map, to see photographs from that portion of the battlefield.

Chancellorsville Map

Catharine Furnace · Chancellorsville · Confederate Trenches · Hazel Grove · Jackson's Monument · Marye's Heights and the Sunken Road · Maury Monument

Jackson's Monument Confederate Trenches Chancellorsville Marye's Heights and the Sunken Road Maury Monument Catharine Furnace Hazel Grove Click on a picture to see photographs from that portion of the battlefield