Under the Crescent Moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War: From the Defenses of Washington to Chancellorsville, 1862-1863

The Eleventh Corps served in the Army of the Potomac for just twelve months September 1862 August 1863 , but during that time played a pivotal role in the critical battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, hastened westward to reinforce a Union army in besieged Chattanooga, and then marched

Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Often called Lee s greatest triumph, the battle of Chancellorsville decimated the Union Eleventh Corps, composed of large numbers of German speaking volunteers Poorly deployed, the unit was routed by Stonewall Jackson and became the scapegoat for the Northern defeat, blamed by many on the

Chancellorsville Battlefield (includes Fredericksburg and Salem Church), Spotsylvania County, Virginia

Robert E Lee s great Pyrrhic victory he won the battle but lost Stonewall Jackson Scale 1 1 mile Map image 211 2 x 13 Overall size 18 x 28 Style Watercolor and colored pencil map showing crops, fences, houses, farms, watercourses, woods and significant terrain No troop movements

Guide to the Battle of Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg (U.S. Army War College Guides to Civil War Battles)

The battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, 1862 63, 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

Chancellorsville's Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church, May 3, 1863

By May of 1863, the Stone Wall at the base of Marye s Heights above Fredericksburg loomed large over the Army of the Potomac, haunting its men with memories of slaughter from their crushing defeat there the previous December They would assault it again with a very different result the following