A Student of History

May 1, 2008

Battle of Chancellorsville Anniversary Tours

Filed under: Wars — John Maass @ 8:39 am

145th Anniversary of the Battle of Chancellorsville National Park Service Walking Tours and Programs

May 2
“Chaos in the Night: The Wounding of Stonewall Jackson” at the Chancellorsville Visitor Center (CVC) at 8:00, 8:30, and 9:00 p.m. One hour.

May 3
“Opening Shots – Changing Tide of Battle” at the Day One Battlefield Site, north side of Route 3, 3 miles east of the CVC at 10:00 a.m. One hour.

“You Can Go Forward, Then: Jackson’s Flank Attack” at Tour Stop No. 8, north side of Route 3, 2 miles west of the CVC at 10:00 a.m. One hour. Living history soldiers performing maneuvers and firing demonstrations will supplement the tour.

“Infantry and Iron in the Wilderness: Catharine Furnace to the Unfinished Railroad” at Tour Stop No. 6, 2 miles south of the CVC at 2:00 p.m. 90 minutes.

“Courage Beyond Measure: the Fight from Hazel Grove to Fairview” at Tour Stop No. 9, 1 mile south of the CVC at 4:00 p.m. 90 minutes.

“The Wounding of Stonewall Jackson” at the CVC at 11:25, 1:25, 2:25, and 3:25. 35 minutes.

May 4
“Decoying the Yanks” at Tour Stop No. 4, McLaws Drive, 2 miles east of the CVC at 1:00 p.m. 90 minutes.

“A Soldier’s Story: The Fighting for Fairview” at Fairview, Tour Stop No.10, south of the CVC at 3:00 p.m. 90 minutes.

“The Wounding of Stonewall Jackson” at the CVC at 11:25, 1:25, 2:25, and 3:25. 35 minutes.

May 9
“Stonewall Jackson’s Final Evening” candlelight tour at 8 p.m. at the Jackson Shrine on Route 606, about 15 miles south of Fredericksburg. Take I-95 Exit 118 east.

May 10
“The Wounding of Stonewall Jackson” at the CVC at 11:25, 1:25, 2:25, and 3:25. 35 minutes.

“Stonewall Jackson’s Last Breath” program at 3:30 p.m. at the Jackson Shrine on Route 606, about 15 miles south of Fredericksburg. Take I-95 Exit 118 east.

Please call (540) 373-6122 or (540) 786-2880 for additional information.

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