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Chancellorsville in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chancellorsville Campaign

Situation about 9 p.m., May 2, 1863

 
 
Chancellorsville Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 17, 2021
1. Chancellorsville Campaign Marker
Inscription.  
[Marker is a map of the battlefield. Captions are below:]
While A.P. Hill's Division moved up to take over Jackson's front line, Rodes' and Colston's divisions, intermingled by their rapid advance, fell back to regroup.

Jackson's shattered left arm was amputated here early on May 3. He was then taken south to Guiney's Station, where he died on May 10 of pneumonia.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 3, 1863.
 
Location. 38° 18.661′ N, 77° 39.006′ W. Marker is in Chancellorsville, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Bullock Road just north of Plank Road (Virginia Route 3), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9001 Plank Rd, Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorializing Jackson's Death (here, next to this marker); The Battle of Chancellorsville (a few steps from this marker); Jackson Monuments (a few

Chancellorsville Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 17, 2021
2. Chancellorsville Campaign Marker
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steps from this marker); Confederate Catastrophe (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park (within shouting distance of this marker); A Fatal Reconnaissance (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chancellorsville.
 
"Stonewall" Jackson Death Site at Guinea Station image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 15, 2018
3. "Stonewall" Jackson Death Site at Guinea Station
Stonewall Jackson died here, May 10, 1863.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on April 20, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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