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

Hazel Grove—Fairview Trail

The Battle of Chancellorsville

 
 
Hazel Grove - Fairview Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, October 7, 2017
1. Hazel Grove - Fairview Trail Marker
Inscription. This trail leads to Fairview, a key Union position. The fighting that occurred between here and Fairview on May 3, 1863, was some of the most desperate of the war—exceeding, for the time engaged, both Antietam and Gettysburg. Signs along the trail describe the bitter struggle here.

Trail length: 1.5 miles
Difficulty: Moderate
Time: 1 hour
 
Erected by Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park.
 
Location. 38° 18.235′ N, 77° 39.079′ W. Marker is in Chancellorsville, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Stuart Drive 0.1 miles north of Berry Paxton Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at Stop 9 on the Chancellorsville Battlefield Auto Tour Route. Marker is in this post office area: Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hazel Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); A Missed Opportunity (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); A Very Hot Place (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee Renews the Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); Bloody Morning (approx. mile away); Night-time Horror (approx. mile away); The 27th Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chancellorsville Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chancellorsville.
 
Also see . . .  Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on January 8, 2018.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2018, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 5, 2018, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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