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

Chancellorsville Campaign

 
 
Chancellorsville Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 10, 2007
1. Chancellorsville Campaign Marker
Inscription.  Jackson's most direct route toward the enemy's flank lay in the right turn onto the Brock Road here. Instead of following that route he turned left, or southward, proceeded a quarter of a mile, and then turned right into a parallel woods road. This brought him back into the Brock Road a couple of miles northward.
 
Erected by United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 16.035′ N, 77° 40.449′ W. Marker is near Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Trail East and Brock Road (County Route 613), on the right when traveling west on Jackson Trail East. Located on the Jackson Flank March driving loop in the Chancellorsville Battlefield section of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Battlefield Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9969 Brock Rd, Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles
Chancellorsville Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 16, 2008
2. Chancellorsville Campaign Marker
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away); a different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign (approx. one mile away); Lafayette at Corbin’s Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Todd’s Tavern (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Todd’s Tavern (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Todd’s Tavern (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania Courthouse.
 
Regarding Chancellorsville Campaign. This is one of several markers for the Battle of Chancellorsville along the Jackson's Flank March and Attack trail. See the Jackson's Flank March and Attack Virtual Tour by Markers in the links section for a listing of related markers on the tour.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Chancellorsville. National Park Service site. (Submitted on December 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Jackson's Flank March and Attack Virtual Tour by Markers
Intersection of the Flank Trail and Brock Road image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 10, 2007
3. Intersection of the Flank Trail and Brock Road
. This virtual tour covers the optional Jackson Flank Trail route of the driving tour and concludes at Jackson's Flank Attack (stop 8) of the driving tour, tracing the route of Jackson's march to deliver the decisive attack of the battle. (Submitted on December 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 969 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on February 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on December 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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