Near Chancellorsville in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 18.21′ N, 77° 39.071′ W. Marker was near Chancellorsville, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker could be reached from Stuart Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at stop nine (Hazel Grove) of the driving tour of Chancellorsville Battlefield. Marker was 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 location. Hazel Grove (a few steps from this marker); A Missed Opportunity A Very Hot Place (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee Renews the Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); The 27th Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away); Brig. Gen. E. F. Paxton, C.S.A. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fairview (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chancellorsville.
More about this marker. This was an older marker placed at the battlefield in the 1950s, but was replaced recently by a more modern "wayside" type exhibit. These and similar old markers are called "Happel panels" after Ralph Happel, a historian who wrote the text.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Chancellorsville. National Park Service site. (Submitted on December 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Tour of Hazel Grove at Chancellorsville. The text for this marker entry was transcribed from photos on this page from Robert Koch's site. The site (Submitted on December 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Photo of the Marker. Civil War Album offers a close up view of the marker. (Submitted on December 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 808 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on December 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.