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Civil War: The Battle of Chancellorsville

As April came to a close, Union General Joseph Hooker had put together an audacious plan to take Richmond by flanking Robert E. Lee’s much smaller force at a little village called Chancellorsville.

A bloodbath at Fredericksburg

150 years ago this week, over 100,000 Union soldiers moved into Fredericksburg, just 60 miles north of Richmond.