ChancellorsvilleSears describes the series of controversial events that define this crucial battle, including General Robert E Lee s radical decision to divide his small army a violation of basic military rules sending Stonewall Jackson on his famous march around the Union army flank Jackson s death acciden

Chancellorsville 1863: The Souls of the Brave

Chancellorsville 1863: The Souls of the BraveFor 130 years historians and military strategists have been obsessed by the battle of Chancellorsville It began with an audaciously planned stroke by Union general Joe Hooker as he sent his army across the Rappahannock River and around Robert E Lee s lines It ended with that same army fleeing bac

Chancellorsville: The Battle And Its Aftermath

Chancellorsville: The Battle And Its AftermathA variety of important but lesser known dimensions of the Chancellorsville campaign of spring 1863 are explored in this collection of eight original essays Departing from the traditional focus on generalship and tactics, the contributors address the campaign s broad context and implications and rev