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

154th New York State Volunteer Infantry

 
 
Front Face of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 16, 2008
1. Front Face of Monument
Inscription. (front):
1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Corps
"The Hardtack Regiment"
Anchor of the Buschbeck Line
Near Dowdall's Tavern
Battle of Chancellorsville
May 2, 1863

(back):
590 present for duty
240 killed, wounded, and captured
Dedicated to the memory of the regiment
by its descendants
May 1996

 
Location. 38° 18.592′ N, 77° 40.1′ W. Marker is in Chancellorsville, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Germanna Highway (State Highway 3), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. 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. Brig. Gen. E. F. Paxton, C.S.A. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Chancellorsville Campaign (approx. 0.9 miles away); Civil War Earthworks (approx. one mile away); The Wilderness of Spotsylvania County (approx. one mile away); Jackson (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Chancellorsville Campaign (approx. one mile away); Jackson Monuments (approx. one mile away); Memorializing Jackson's Death (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chancellorsville.
 
Regarding 154th New York State Volunteer Infantry.
Back Face of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 16, 2008
2. Back Face of Monument
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 . . .  Jackson's Flank March and Attack Virtual Tour by Markers. 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 February 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
154th New York State Volunteer Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 16, 2008
3. 154th New York State Volunteer Infantry Marker
Dowdall's Tavern Site image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 16, 2008
4. Dowdall's Tavern Site
Dowdall's Tavern stood just to the west of the monument, along side the Orange Turnpike.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,332 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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