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(October 2001) Typical underbrush of the whole Wilderness Area. During both battles here (Hooker’s & Grant’s) the underbrush caught fire from the many thousands of rounds of both Mini-Ball and Canon Ball  that were fired. Many wounded soldiers of both sides were burned to death, as they could not Crawl away
 
Marker: Chancellorsville Campaign - May 2, 1863
Marker: Chancellorsville Campaign - May 2, 1863

Marker: Chancellorsville Campaign - Jackson's Flank March Mid-Afternoon, May 2, 1863

  

(October 2001) View of the dirt road that General Jackson’s troops marched on during their 13 mile march across the face of Hooker’s army to attack the right flank. General Otis Howard’s 11th Corps of mostly German troops held the right flank. The attack was such a surprise and so strongly pushed that the Union right flank  Collapsed almost 2 ˝ miles to the east

       
 

(October 2001) Stonewall Jackson Shrine. This is the small frame office building where General Jackson was taken to after his arm was amputated at a field hospital. This building was located at Chandler’s Plantation at Guinea Station, which was approximately a 27 mile ambulance ride. He arrived here on May 4th, pneumonia set in and he died here May 10th with his wife and baby at his side

   

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