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Chancellorsville Battlefield

See 49 photos and 3 tips from 718 visitors to Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center. "the video in the visitor center is hokey at times BUT.

Gen. Jubal Early's Confederate troops occupied Waynesboro June 23, 1863. Next day they marched by Mont Alto to Greenwood, or Black Gap, where, June 25, they were ordered by Gen. Ewell to march to York.

Jubal Early's Confederate troops occupied Waynesboro June Next day they marched by Mont Alto to Greenwood, or Black Gap, where, June they were ordered by Gen. Ewell to march to York.

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Trevilian Station Battle

Trevililian Station - Custer's First Last Stand - This history marker explains the Calvary actions on the ground I was standing during the Battle of Trevililion Station, the largest Calvary battle of the Civil War.

For those who perished at the Union Camp/Elmira, known by the Southern heroes who were deliberately made to suffer and die there, as HELLMIRA

: Pages in the History of Elmira, Civil War Prison Camp: Hellmira One of my ancestors wash held at Elmira.

The battlefield at Cold Harbor, outside of Richmond, is not large, and only has two interpretive signs, but it is powerful...knowing what happened there.

The battlefield at Cold Harbor, outside of Richmond, is not large, and only has two interpretive signs, but it is powerful.knowing what happened there.

First Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas), July 21, 1861: Virginia Historic Sign- "We move out for Manassas in the morning." July 20,1861

"We move out for Manassas in the morning." July 20,1861

First Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas), July Virginia Historic Sign- "We move out for Manassas in the morning.

That’s not a gun, it’s a log painted black. Both sides in the Civil War used “Quaker guns” to frighten the enemy in order to buy time. “We were confronted by a mammoth gun that threatened to blow the Union clear over the north pole,” remembered one Indiana volunteer in 1894. “The mammoth gun proved afterward to be a log that had been mounted and painted to resemble a columbiad.”

This is not a cannon, but a log painted black. Both sides of the American Civil War used these, nicknamed “Quaker guns,” to buy time and fool the enemy.

Virginia Marker: Homeplace of Adam Miller, one of the first European settlers in the Shenandoah Valley, 1740s

Virginia Marker: Homeplace of Adam Miller, one of the first European settlers in the Shenandoah Valley,

The "Bloody Lane" Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland  When dawn broke along Antietam Creek on Sept. 17, 1862, cannon volleys launched a Civil War battle that would leave 23,000 casualties on the single bloodiest day in U.S. history.

The "Bloody Lane" - Battle of Sharpsburg/Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland. When dawn broke along Antietam Creek on Sept. cannon volleys launched a Civil War battle that would leave casualties on the single bloodiest day in U.

Site of the wounding of Stonewall Jackson at Chancellorsville Battlefield.

Chancellorsville Battlefield - Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park (U.

Selected Weapons of the American Civil War: 3-inch Ordnance Rifle

Selected Weapons of the American Civil War

Civil War Artillery - 3 in Ordnance Rifle; the first successful cast iron cannon. This is a famous photo of the cannon that fired the first artillery round at The Battle of Gettysburg. Excellent quality photo too.

The "Mud March."  150 years ago, the Union Army was bogged down in Virginia mud while trying to attack Robert E. Lee. This indicated to Abraham Lincoln that the army commander's usefulness had come to an end...

The "Mud March." 150 years ago, the Union Army was bogged down in Virginia mud while trying to attack Robert E. This indicated to Abraham Lincoln that the army commander's usefulness had come to an end.

Battle of Chancellorsville

Chancellorsville - The history marker reads, "Hooker reached this point, April next day he entrenched, with his left wing on the river and his right wing on this road several miles west.

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