Battle Of Chancellorsville May.1863

Brave Hero "Stonewall" Jackson Shot By His Own Troops

Briefing

On May.1 1863 Union General Joseph Hooker commanded a superior army 133,860 armed, advanced from Chancellorsville towards Confederate General Robert E. Lee commanding only 60,890 armed

Lee's Perfect Battle

On May.1 Lee split forces and 30,000 of Lee's forces broke off commanded by "Stonewall" Jackson to attack Hookers right flank. On May.2 the Confederate flank stunned the Union corps and threatened Hookers position. On May.3 the Confederates resumed they're offensive and drove Hookers larger army back