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By Craig Swain, November 10, 2007
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Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Chancellorsville — Apex of Hooker’s Last Line
Earthworks to your right rear mark the apex of Hooker's last line of defense. The Federals retreated to this position late in the morning of May 3, guarding the roads to Ely's and United States Fords. The defensive minded Union commander sat . . . — Map (db m3695) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Chancellorsville — Hooker's Final Bastion
The low earthworks opposite are the apex of the final Union line at Chancellorsville. After suffering defeat in the massive fighting on May 3, Hooker's army started digging. The result: a powerful, U-shaped line six miles long supported by 100 . . . — Map (db m3691) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Chancellorsville — Lives Transformed
In 1860, Oscar Bullock and his wife, Catharine, lived in a modest two-and-one-half-story white frame house on this site. With them lived their two infant children and Catharine's 16-year-old brother, David Kyle (who would serve as a guide to . . . — Map (db m3697) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Chancellorsville — Union Lifeline
On April 30, 1863, Gen. George G. Meade's Union Fifth Corps advanced along this road toward Chancellorsville. As Meade's troops approached, Confederates on the Bullock Farm briefly resisted them, then disappeared into the woods to spread word of the . . . — Map (db m3690) HM

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