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Fredericksburg & Chancellorsville

The Ghost Hunter"s Field Guide to Civil War Battlefields

by Mark Nesbitt

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Published by Second Chance Publications .
Written in English

  • Mystery & Thrillers / Thrillers

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    FormatPerfect Paperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11806969M
    ISBN 100975283634
    ISBN 109780975283639

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Fredericksburg & Chancellorsville by Mark Nesbitt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Birthplace. Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania is a National Military Park, created to preserve battlefields that are important to America’s history.

During the Civil War, the Union and Confederate armies fought many battles in Virginia. By visiting this park, you will learn about four of. Rebels Resurgent: Fredericksburg to Chancellorsville is a ensential part of this series as this is the period when Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was at its best, not only defeating the Army of the Potomac, but literally fighting circles around them despite being at an extrme numerical disadvantage.

Mr/5(21). Best Books on Fredericksburg & Chancellorsville book Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg: Decem While I typically create “best Civil War books on ” posts for the th anniversary of major (and sometimes not so major) battles, I usually come up with brand new things to say about them.

In this case I’ll mostly be letting my prior thoughts do my talking for me since I managed to cover most of these in some. The battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville,were remarkable in several respects. Both revealed the problems of mounting a serious attack at night and provided the first examples of the now-familiar trench warfare.

Fredericksburg featured street fighting and river crossings under fire/5(15). Fredericksburg, VA () Today.

Sunny. High 86F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Tonight. If you want a general history of the campaigns along the Rappahannock line, then this is a perfect book to check out. Sutherland looks at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville not as two separate battles and campaigns, but as one; these battles were fought in a five month time span, in close proximity, with the same goals, and same results/5.

The Battle of Fredericksburg on Deceminvolved nearlycombatants and is remembered as one of the most significant Confederate victories.

The battle, which took place in. To say this book is about the Battle of Chancellorsville is almost a misnomer.

A better description would be that the book is about the Hooker era in the Army of the Potomac. In the book Sears treats us to more than just the Xs and Os of a battle.

We hear about Hooker's rebuilding of the Army's moral after the disasterous tenure of Burnside.5/5(5). Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(11). A broadly researched, finely detailed, and well-written analysis of the connections linking two pivotal battles in the early part of the Civil War, by Sutherland (Seasons of War;etc.).

The author pairs the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, which took place on the southern side of the Rapohanock River in Virginia, and refers to them jointly as the “Dare Mark” : Daniel E. Sutherland. On ApMaj. Gen. Joseph Hooker launched a turning movement designed to pry Robert E.

Lee's Army of Northern Virginia out of its lines at Fredericksburg. The maneuver was successful and by Ap elements of Hooker's Army of the Potomac had reached the crossroads of Chancellorsville, nine miles in Lee's rear. Outnumbering Lee two to one, Hooker stood poised to strike a fatal blow.

Fredericksburg & Chancellorsville book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In his latest release, Mark Nesbitt explores the world o /5(3).

The staggering Confederate victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville are seldom treated as part of a coherent strategy, and they have never been presented as a single campaign.

Yet, analyzed as a whole, the two battles go far to explain Lee's military : Daniel E. Sutherland. Chancellorsville witnessed I released my first book on the Fredericksburg Campaign titled, Stonewall Jackson at Fredericksburg, in I have appeared in quite a few documentaries, on CSPAN.

Darrell L. Collins, author of “Major General Robert E. Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia: A Biography,” will be signing copies of his book at the Chancellorsville Visitor Center today. battle of Fredericksburg, in the Civil War, fought Dec. 13,at Fredericksburg, Va.

In Nov.,the Union general Ambrose Burnside moved his three "grand divisions" under W. Franklin, E. Sumner, and Joseph Hooker to the north side of the Rappahannock River opposite Fredericksburg; his objective was Richmond. Delay in bringing up pontoons prevented Burnside from seizing the. Lee’s rapid response, which included his dividing the Confederate army two more times, resulted in the early May Battles of Chancellorsville, Second Fredericksburg, and Salem Church.

The Chancellorsville Campaign resulted in a dramatic Confederate victory but it cost s soldiers, and ultimately, the life of Jackson, which proved an. Planning a trip to Fredricksburg & Chancellorsville this spring.

Am fairly familiar with Chancellorsville but have never read much about Fredricksburg. Looking at Amazon, I am considering getting either The Fredricksburg Campaign: Winter War. Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front: Update Posted on Ma by Kristopher D White Expired Image RemovedI am happy to announce that Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church, May 3, has gone to the printer.

This project had been a huge part of our lives over the last seven years. I recently read a book by Edward G. Longacre called The Commanders of Chancellorsville - The Gentleman Versus the Rogue which flatly denies Hooker's famous "quote", though looking back just now am unable to find it.

I haven't read Sears' book, but instead this most recently, and Ernest B. Ferguson's Chancellorsville - The Souls of the Brave, and find both to be good. One of the most dramatic battles of the Civil War, Chancellorsville was Robert E.

Lee's masterpiece. Outnumbered two to one, Lee violated a cardinal rule of military strategy by dividing his small army, sending Stonewall Jackson on his famous twelve-mile march around the Union flank.

Charging out of the Wilderness with Rebel yells, Jackson's troops destroyed one entire corps of the Union army /5(6). Get this from a library. Rebels resurgent: Fredericksburg to Chancellorsville. [William K Goolrick; Time-Life Books.] -- Discusses the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville and events surrounding it.

Chancellorsville was one of the Civil War's pivotal campaigns, a great victory for the South that, however, led directly to the death of top Confederate general Stonewall Jackson. It hasn't generated. Get this from a library.

Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville: the Dare Mark campaign. [Daniel E Sutherland] -- This work reveals and explains the vital connection between two epic battles: Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville.

The staggering Confederate victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville are. The park’s buildings, including Chatham, the Stonewall Jackson Death Site, and visitor centers at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, will remain closed to the public for as long as the “stay home” order is in place.

Park grounds and trails remain open, sunrise to sunset. Fredericksburg Battlefield Bookstore Behind the visitor center is a bookstore operated by an organization known as Eastern National. Visitors can purchase a wide variety of educational items including books, magazines, maps, brochures, and videos to.

Civil War Battles Top Ten Booklist. ChancellorsvilleThe Souls of the Brave, (Knopf) Rable's book is the classic book on the Battle of Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg was a disastrous defeat for the Union army and his books not only looks at the military aspects of the conflict, but also the social and political aspects that.

The Battle of Fredericksburg was fought December 11–15,in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia, in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil combat, between the Union Army of the Potomac commanded by Maj.

Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia under General Robert E. Lee, was part of the Union Army's futile frontal attacks on December 13 against Location: Spotsylvania County and.

The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara's classic Civil War novel about the men who led the fight at the Battle of Gettysburg, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning best in Gods and Generals, Jeff Shaara carries forward his father's vision in an epic story that traces the lives, passions, and careers of these great military leaders from the first gathering clouds of the Civil War.

The Campaign of Chancellorsville, by Theodore Ayrault Dodge (Gutenberg text) The Chancellorsville campaign; Fredericksburg to Salem Church, (New York and Washington, The Neale Publishing company, ), by Charles Richardson (page images at HathiTrust) A true history of the charge of the Eighth Pennsylvania cavlary at Chancellorsville.

A detailed description of the operations from Fredericksburg to Chancellorsville, including data on both armies. Chancellorsville Staff Ride Briefing Book by. The Chancellorsville Campaign, April-Mayis known as Confederate General Robert E.

Lee's greatest campaign consisted of the following engagements: Battle of Chancellorsville, Second Battle of Fredericksburg, Battle of Salem Church, and Stoneman's Raid. Chancellorsville Staff Ride: Briefing Book. Washington, DC: United States Army Center of Military History, OCLC Mackowski, Chris, and Kristopher D.

White. Chancellorsville's Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church, May 3, El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie, ISBN Location: Spotsylvania County, Virginia. 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 two months.

Battle of Fredericksburg, clash between Union and Confederate forces on December 11–15,during the American Civil War. The Union troops, despite outnumbering the Confederates, suffered a crushing defeat. It was one of the largest battles of the Civil War in terms of troops involved.

Contact the Fredericksburg Battlefield museum store at extension or the Chancellorsville Battlefield museum store at extension Selected items are also available at the Eastern National online store. To learn more about the work Eastern National does to support the National Parks you love, visit their website.

Fredericksburg battle in The Civil War. Overview of Fredericksburg by PhD students from Stanford, Harvard, and Berkeley Fredericksburg ( ) in The Civil War.

Fredericksburg is a city on the Rappahannock River in Virginia, 45 miles south of Washington, DC and 58 miles north of Richmond.

Known for its colonial and Civil War history, it’s home to the 4 battlefields of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park: Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House. About the Book All too often, histories of Civil War battles concentrate on the events of the battle, ignoring the larger campaign and undervaluing the battle’s impact on subsequent events.

This work reveals and explains the vital connection between two epic battles: Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front is the first book to examine Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church and the central roles they played in the final Southern victory.

Authors Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White have long appreciated the pivotal roles these engagements played in the Chancellorsville campaign, and just how close the. The Battle of Chancellorsville, fought from April 30 to May 6, in Virginia, is widely considered to be Confederate Gen.

Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory during the American Civil War.LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, A similar map, somewhat reduced, with the above title is contained in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies,pl.

Available also through the Library of Congress. “The definitive book on the last days of Stonewall Jackson” (Frank A. O’Reilly, author of The Fredericksburg Campaign). On May 2,Confederate Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson led his Second Corps around the unsuspecting Army of the Potomac on one of the most daring flank marches in : Savas Beatie.