Jackson's flanking maneuver on the Union right at Chancellorsville

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Jackson's flanking maneuver on the Union right at Chancellorsville - it The Confederate operations were aimed at th...
it The Confederate operations were aimed at th right wing that reaching to Spotsylvania Court House of the Federals. Gen. Jackson, did flank them, after all ; but it was the right flank that nearest Richmond not the left flank, which Hooker Hooker had carefully guarded with a river and field works. General Jackson appears to have turned the Yankee line somewnere beyond the Court House, and penetrating to the wilderness, a creek between Culpeper and Spotsylvania, got partly in their rear. Attacked by the rest of the Confederates in front, while Jackson's corps camie. down from the wilderness, wilderness, the finest army on the planet, commanded, though .it was, by General Judas Hooker, was shortly defeated wtth great slaughter, dislodged from all the positions around Chancellors, doubled up on itself and pressed down in confusion to the banks of the Rappahannock. In this condition thejr

Clipped from The Weekly Standard13 May 1863, WedPage 3

The Weekly Standard (Raleigh, North Carolina)13 May 1863, WedPage 3
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