• Fredericksburg Battlefield: Sunken Road, Stone Wall and Innis House sunrise

    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

Chancellorsville Battlefield

The Chancellorsville Campaign was fought over several days in late April and early May, 1863. The information and links below will help you visit the battlefield and learn more about the battle.

Directions: To reach the Chancellorsville Visitor Center from I-95, take exit 130B (Route 3) west for approximately seven miles. The visitor center is on the right, north side of the highway. Click here for maps.

Summary of Campaign: To learn about the battle click here.

Essays on the Battle of Chancellorsville: Click here to read a series of articles about Chancellorsville by Robert K. Krick, the retired Chief Historian of the battlefield that have been published and put online by the local newspaper.

Walking Tour Brochures: Click here to access the trail brochures

Guided Walking Tours: Click here for more information.



Driving Tour:
A twelve mile driving tour links several key spots on the battlefield beginning at the Chancellorsville Visitor Center.

2nd Fredericksburg-Salem Church Driving Tour: Click here for a brochure for a tour of the 2nd Fredericksburg-Salem Church section of the Chancellorsville Battlefield.

CD Tours: For those visitors seeking a more detailed tour, a tape tour can be purchased in the bookstore. The CD tour takes approximately three hours to complete.

Chancellorsville Battlefield Photographs: Click here

Chancellorsville Battlefield Monuments Photographs: Click here

Virtual tour of Chancellorsville Battlefield: Click here.

Salem Church: Salem Church was an important, yet often overlooked, part of The Battle of Chancellorsville. The church was used as a hospital by both sides. It was also a civilian refugee center during the Battle of Fredericksburg. Read more.

Stonewall Jackson Shrine: Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson died in an outbuilding on the Chandler plantation in the rural community of Guinea Station. Read more.

 
Jackson Monument
Jackson Monument at Chancellorsville

Did You Know?

Saunders Field

The first infantry shots of the bloodiest campaign in American history were fired in Saunders Field on May 5, 1864.