Near Chancellorsville in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service.
Location. 38° 17.329′ N, 77° 38.713′ W. Marker is near Chancellorsville, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of McLaws Drive and Sickles Drive, on the right when traveling south on McLaws Drive. Click for map. Located between tour stops five and six on the driving tour of Chancellorsville Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22407, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Region of Gloom (approx. 0.2 miles away); Catharine Furnace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackson's Flank March (approx. About a mile in the distance... (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Maury House Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Matthew Fontaine Maury (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jackson on the Move (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chancellorsville.
Regarding Chancellorsville Campaign. This is one of several markers for the Battle of Chancellorsville along McLaws Drive, Furnace Road, Sickles Drive, and East Jackson Trail, on the east side of the battlefield. See the McLaws's Line to Catharine Furnace Virtual Tour by Markers in the links section for a listing of related markers on the tour.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Chancellorsville. National Parks Service site. (Submitted on November 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. General Sickles' Report. In discussing the losses of his command at the battle, Sickles would report, "It is a consolation to know that they and their noble associates among the dead did not (Submitted on November 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. McLaws's Line to Catharine Furnace Virtual Tour by Markers. Spread across a two mile segment on the east side of the battlefield, this virtual tour by markers covers action from May 1-3, 1863. (Submitted on November 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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