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April 30 - May 6, 1863

Spotsylvania County, Virginia

While much of the landscape around Chancellorsville has changed since 1863, it is still possible to visit and explore this great Civil War battlefield. The best place to start your visit is at the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center. From there you can drive the Jackson Flank March Trail or visit places like Salem Church, the Chancellor House, Hazel Grove, or the woods near Hooker's Last Line.

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Essential To-Do List:

Get the most out of your Civil War battlefield visit by exploring these recommended To-Dos.

Walk through the Fairview clearing

The Battle of Chancellorsville raged around this spot on May 3, 1863.

Tour the Chancellorsville Battlefield

Although the scene of Confederate General Robert E. Lee's greatest victory, it came at the loss of Lee's greatest lieutenant, General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.

Gaze from the artillery position at Hazel Grove

Hazel Grove was among the most strategically important sites on the Chancellorsville Battlefield.

Stand in the room where Stonewall Jackson died

Visit the modest white clapboard building known as the Stonewall Jackson Shrine where the famous general crossed "over the river."

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Civil War Discovery Trail


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