Chancellorsville in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Thomas J. Jackson
Lt. Gen. C.S.A.
May 2nd 1863
Bee at Manassas.
I should have chosen for the good of the
country to be disabled in your stead.
I congratulate you upon the victory, which
is due to your skill and energy!
- R. E. Lee, General
rest under the shade of the trees.
His last words.
Location. 38° 18.652′ N, 77° 39.027′ W. Marker is in Chancellorsville, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Plank Road / Germania Highway (State Highway 3), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located between the highway and the Chancellorsville Battlefield unit visitors center for the Fredericksburg-Spotsyvania National Battlefield Park. Marker is 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 marker. Jackson Monuments ( a few steps from this marker); Memorializing Jackson's Death ( within Chancellorsville Campaign ( within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Catastrophe ( within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Fatal Reconnaissance ( about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign ( about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign ( about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chancellorsville.
Regarding Jackson. This is one of several markers for the Battle of Chancellorsville along the Wounding of Stonewall Jackson walking trail. See the Wounding of Stonewall Jackson Tour by Markers in the links section for a listing of related markers on the tour.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Virtual Tour by Markers of the Wounding of "Stonewall" Jackson.
Also see . . . Wounding of Stonewall Jackson Virtual Tour by Markers (Submitted on December 8, 2007, 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 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,181 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6, 7. submitted on July 25, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 8. submitted on December 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.