3 Days That Shook the War

May 2008
America's Civil War;May2008, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p32
The article presents information on three important days in the Battle of Chancellorsville fought at Chancellorsville, Virginia in 1863. On May 1, Confederate military general Thomas J. Jackson decided to move his troops to the southwestern part of Virginia. The next day, he prepared his troop very late. On May 3, when the war started, the mismanagement of senior officers affected the military readiness of the Confederate troops.


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