The battle of Chancellorsville By: Mills Sullivan
Where and when did the battle take place? • Started on April 30th 1863 and ended on may 6th 1863. • Fought in Spotsylvania county, Virginia. • Hooker crossed the Rappahannock fords.
who were the officers in charge of the north and the south? • North/Union, Joseph Hooker • South/confederacy Robert E. Lee
WHAT HAPPENED DURING THE BATTLE? • Union had 97,382 soldiers engaged • 1,694 troops killed • 9,672wounded • The south had 57,352 troops engaged • 1,724 troops killed • 9,233 troops wounded
How did this battle impact the war overall? • GOOD THINGS • Confederate victory • Gained more land • More confidants • Killed more of Unions overall troops • BAD THINGS • Lost a general because of wound by own man!!!