chancellorsville chancellorsville

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a village in northeastern Virginia
  2. (n) a major battle in the American Civil War (1863); the Confederates under Robert E. Lee defeated the Union forces under Joseph Hooker

News

  • Battle Scars: Peter Skean of Pottstown shot twice at Gettysburg

    Pottstown native Peter W. Skean was born in 1843. In August of 1862, Skean joined the 68th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, becoming a corporal in the regiment by the time of the battle of Gettysburg. Following the 1863 battle of Chancellorsville, Skean received a medal for single-handedly capturing two Confederate soldiers and holding them as prisoners. On July 2 of the Gettysburg battle, the ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The Mercury

Quotes

  • "They sent the newest and largest Nimitz aircraft carrier, the USS Ronald Reagan, the cruiser USS Chancellorsville, the destroyers USS Decatur, USS Gridley, and USS Howard, the frigate USS Thach, and other supporting vessels, not to mention the...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Source: Inquirer.net

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