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Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath

Gary W. Gallagher

Abstract

A variety of important but lesser-known dimensions of the Chancellorsville campaign of spring 1863 are explored in this collection of eight original essays. Departing from the traditional focus on generalship and tactics, the contributors address the campaign's broad context and implications and revisit specific battlefield episodes that have in the past been poorly understood. Chancellorsville was a remarkable victory for Robert E. Lee's troops, a fact that had enormous psychological importance for both sides, which had met recently at Fredericksburg and would meet again at Gettysburg in just ... More

Keywords: Chancellorsville campaign, generalship, tactics, Robert E. Lee, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Stonewall Jackson, medical care, Union cavalry, Emory Best

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780807822753
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807835906_gallagher

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gary W. Gallagher, editor