Jackson’s Map of Chancellorsville

September 10, 2013 | Civil War

Jackson’s map. Photo Credit.

One of the greatest artifacts from the Battle of Chancellorsville is this rough map of the area, done on Stonewall Jackson’s own hand. It is not known when he drew it, but some believe it was in preparation for his famous flank attack on May 2nd, 1863. This was one of the few souvenir Robert E. Lee kept from the war, and he pasted in a biography of Jackson with a copy of the general’s signature.

Read more about this map on Mysteries and Conundrums, the blog of the Fredericksburg NPS staff.

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