Chancellorsville Battlefield
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme
N 38° 18.622 W 077° 38.895
18S E 268454 N 4243570
Quick Description: Part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the battle that took place here in early May 1863 is regarded by some as Robert E. Lee's greatest victory.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/15/2007 5:18:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM1VQZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
Views: 99

Long Description:
The Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center is 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.

Type of site: Battlefield

Address:
Rt. 3
Chancellor, VA


Phone Number: 540 786-2880

Admission Charged: No Charge

Website: [Web Link]

Driving Directions:
To reach the Chancellorsville Visitor Center from I-95, take exit 130A (Route 3) west for approximately seven miles. The visitor center is on the right, north side of the highway.


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