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 This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby.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° 17.695′ N, 77° 37.519′ W. Marker was near Chancellorsville, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker was on McLaws Drive near Old Plank Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at tour stop five of the Driving tour of the Battle of Chancellorsville. 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 Bivouac (here, next to this marker); Final Meeting, Fateful March (a few steps from this marker); A Bold Plan (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); McLaws Trail (approx. half a mile away); Wounding of Jackson (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jackson on the Move (approx. 0.8 miles 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 . . . Battle of Chancellorsville. National Park Service site. (Submitted on January 10, 2009, 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 January 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 769 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2. submitted on January 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on January 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.