Chancellorsville Battlefield
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme
N 38° 18.520 W 077° 38.086
18S E 269628 N 4243348
Quick Description: Named for a tavern, Robert E. Lee achieved his greatest victory of the Civil War at this battlefield.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/16/2007 4:15:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM1VWR
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 65

Long Description:

You can start your exploration at the Chancellorsville Visitors Center located about 10 miles west of Fredericksburg on Route 3. It is open daily from 8:30-6:30 through September 3. After that, it is open 9:00-5:00 on weekdays and 9:00-6:00 on weekends through the end of October. The grounds are open daily from dawn to dusk. The park is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.

The battle at Chancellorsville was a great victory for General Lee, but also marked the mortal wounding of Stonewall Jackson by friendly fire. More details on the Battle of Chancellorsville can be found here.

There are 5 walking tours.

Name of Battle:
Battle of Chancellorsville

Name of War: Civil War

Entrance Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Parking: N 38° 18.622 W 077° 38.895

Date(s) of Battle (Beginning): 4/27/1863

Date of Battle (End): 5/6/1863

Visit Instructions:
Post a photo of you and/or your GPS in front of a sign or marker posted at the site of the battle.

In addition it is encouraged to take a few photos two of the surrounding area and interesting features at the site.
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