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Who- Chancellorsville, Major General John Sedgwick vs.
Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee
“On April 27, General Joseph Hooker led the V, XI, and XII
Corps on a campaign to turn the Confederate left flank by
crossing the Rappahannock, and Rapidan Rivers above
Fredericksburg.
May 1st there was an initial attack.
May 2nd was phase one and they flanked.
May 3rd Stewart's Advance.
May 4th they were abandoned.
May 5th there was a storm
After May 5th there was no victory.
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“On April 27, General Joseph Hooker led the V, XI, and XII
Corps on a campaign to turn the Confederate left flank by
crossing the Rappahannock, and Rapidan Rivers above
Fredericksburg.
The War of Chancellorsville took place in the Eastern Theater.
The battle of Chancellorsville was the second turning point
after the battle at Gettysburg.
Army of Northern Virginia, under Confederate Gen. Robert E.
Lee and Gen. Thomas J. Jackson. Under Union Maj. Gen.
Joseph Hooker.
The battle of occurred on April 30th to May 6th 1863. In
Chancellorsville, Virginia.
They had a bloody conflict and it resulted in war.
President Lincoln replaced Burnside with a new commander
Joseph Hooker.
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About 3, 271 soldiers died while they were
fighting in the battle.
For the Union about 17,200 soldiers were
wounded or missing.
For the Confederate about 12,800 were
wounded or missing.
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The Prominent General was
Major General John Sedgwick.
Also General Joseph Hooker
who led the Corps to the
campaign.
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