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  • While the Confederates camped out near Orange Turnpike, Hooker`s men passed an uneasy night not far from here.While the Confederates camped out near Orange Turnpike, Hooker`s men passed an uneasy night not far from here.4/11/2010
  • [The End of the First Day] - At the end of the first day, the Confederates camped here while Gen. Lee and Gen. Jackson devised the next flank attack.[The End of the First Day] - At the end of the first day, the Confederates camped here while Gen. Lee and Gen. Jackson devised the next flank attack.4/11/2010
  • Absalom McGee`s house stood here where the Union troops set up a field hospital.Absalom McGee`s house stood here where the Union troops set up a field hospital.4/11/2010
  • [Absalom McGee House] - The Union field hospital was moved to his house because it was in a safer position from Confederate fire. Absalom was a Union sympathizer.[Absalom McGee House] - The Union field hospital was moved to his house because it was in a safer position from Confederate fire. Absalom was a Union sympathizer.4/11/2010
  • The Union field hospital had to be moved further back to Absalom McGee`s house to make it safer from Confederate fire.The Union field hospital had to be moved further back to Absalom McGee`s house to make it safer from Confederate fire.4/11/2010
  • [A Dangerous Field Hospital] - As the Union troops retreated, some of the homes on the ridge served as field hospitals, but were easy targets for Confederate fire because of their position.[A Dangerous Field Hospital] - As the Union troops retreated, some of the homes on the ridge served as field hospitals, but were easy targets for Confederate fire because of their position.4/11/2010
  • The McGee Cemetery including Absalom and wife, Frances.The McGee Cemetery including Absalom and wife, Frances.4/11/2010
  • This small post-war cemetery holds 11 members of the McGee family.This small post-war cemetery holds 11 members of the McGee family.4/11/2010
  • [McGee Family: Divided Loyalties] - Reuben McGee had sons with divided loyalties between the Union and Confederacy. Eleven members of the family were buried here.[McGee Family: Divided Loyalties] - Reuben McGee had sons with divided loyalties between the Union and Confederacy. Eleven members of the family were buried here.4/11/2010
  • As the Yankee regiments ran over the hill to the right, Union Gen. Hancock had moved in to help cover their retreat and than fell back.As the Yankee regiments ran over the hill to the right, Union Gen. Hancock had moved in to help cover their retreat and than fell back.4/11/2010
  • [Safer Ground] - Union soldiers had problems retreating. They had to fight their way out and many were captured.[Safer Ground] - Union soldiers had problems retreating. They had to fight their way out and many were captured.4/11/2010
  • Known as Lick Run today, this is the creek Union soldiers retreated across.Known as Lick Run today, this is the creek Union soldiers retreated across.4/11/2010
  • The self-guided trail continues across Mott`s Run where the Union troops retreated, today known as Lick Run.The self-guided trail continues across Mott`s Run where the Union troops retreated, today known as Lick Run.4/11/2010
  • The Union troops retreated across Mott`s Run, a small creek and ran for the hills.The Union troops retreated across Mott`s Run, a small creek and ran for the hills.4/11/2010
  • [Retreat Over Mott`s Run] - Union Gen. Sykes was ordered by Gen. Hooker to retreat after being outflanked by Confederate troops.[Retreat Over Mott`s Run] - Union Gen. Sykes was ordered by Gen. Hooker to retreat after being outflanked by Confederate troops.4/11/2010
  • Many of the local informants had homes in this area, notably Isaac Silver and Ebenezer McGee who were Unionists.Many of the local informants had homes in this area, notably Isaac Silver and Ebenezer McGee who were Unionists.4/11/2010
  • [The Enemy Within] - Local residents often acted as spies for the Union, observing Confederate camps, and passing along the information.[The Enemy Within] - Local residents often acted as spies for the Union, observing Confederate camps, and passing along the information.4/11/2010
  • This spot along Orange Turnpike was one of the clearest spots of land, but Stonewall Jackson took advantage of the Wilderness overgrowth by hiding his troops as they flanked the Federals.This spot along Orange Turnpike was one of the clearest spots of land, but Stonewall Jackson took advantage of the Wilderness overgrowth by hiding his troops as they flanked the Federals.4/11/2010
  • [Difficult Country] - Fighting in the dense, dark forests of Wilderness was extremely hard and one Gen. Hooker sought to avoid.[Difficult Country] - Fighting in the dense, dark forests of Wilderness was extremely hard and one Gen. Hooker sought to avoid.4/11/2010
  • This where Union forces were flanked and fired upon by Confederate troops.This where Union forces were flanked and fired upon by Confederate troops.4/11/2010
  • [The Confederate Flank Attack] - Confederate Gen. McLaws held the Union troops while Gen. Stonewall Jackson circled around to the Union rear.[The Confederate Flank Attack] - Confederate Gen. McLaws held the Union troops while Gen. Stonewall Jackson circled around to the Union rear.4/11/2010
  • Standing at the furthest point of the Union advance, this is where the attacking Confederates pushed them back.Standing at the furthest point of the Union advance, this is where the attacking Confederates pushed them back.4/11/2010
  • [The Union Attack] - The Union troops started their advance, but the Confederates turned them back.[The Union Attack] - The Union troops started their advance, but the Confederates turned them back.4/11/2010
  • The house of Ann Lewis stood here. When the fighting broke out, she hid out in her cellar.The house of Ann Lewis stood here. When the fighting broke out, she hid out in her cellar.4/11/2010
  • [Not Just Armies] - The Battle of Chancellorsville started among the homes of families that lived along the Orange Turnpike.[Not Just Armies] - The Battle of Chancellorsville started among the homes of families that lived along the Orange Turnpike.4/11/2010
  • Easy-to-follow and well-maintained trails takes one on a self-guided tour through the fields of the clash on May 1, 1863.Easy-to-follow and well-maintained trails takes one on a self-guided tour through the fields of the clash on May 1, 1863.4/11/2010
  • [The Walking Trails] - A series of interlocking trails guides one through the 1st Day of Chancellorsville Battlefield.[The Walking Trails] - A series of interlocking trails guides one through the 1st Day of Chancellorsville Battlefield.4/11/2010
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