Chancellorsville Campaign

The Chancellorsville Campaign, which culminated in the Battle of Chancellorsville, fought May 1–6, 1863, produced one of the most stunning and ambivalent Confederate victories of the American Civil War (1861–1865).

The Union Sixth Army Corps in the Chancellorsville Campaign: A Study of the Engagements of Second Fredericksburg, Salem Church and Banks's Ford, May 3-4, 1863
Under the Crescent Moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War: From the Defenses of Washington to Chancellorsville, 1862-1863
Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory
Chancellorsville Battlefield (includes Fredericksburg and Salem Church), Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Guide to the Battle of Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg (U.S. Army War College Guides to Civil War Battles)
Chancellorsville's Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church, May 3, 1863
Chancellorsville 1863: The Souls of the Brave
Chancellorsville: The Battle And Its Aftermath

Stephen W. Sears
At one point they passed a newly abandoned Rebel encampment, and Captain Bowers was surprised to see that it looked just like one of their own. “In every respect it was as good a camp as any we have had. . . .” (Rummaging through this campsite, men of the 2nd Maine came upon a packet of photographs of Federal soldiers. Someone recognized a name on one of them as a man in their brigade, and before long Sergeant Walter Carter, 22nd Massachusetts, was handed the pictures he had lost on the Frederic ...more
Stephen W. Sears, Chancellorsville

Jeff Shaara
The best way to defend is to attack and the best way to attack is to attack. At Chancellorsville, Lee was asked why he attacked when he was outnumbered three to one. He said he was too weak to defend. —GEORGE PATTON
Jeff Shaara, No Less Than Victory

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