Jackson's Flank Attack

A sunrise behind a tree overlooking a wide field.
From this location, Confederate troops under General Jackson attacked the unsuspecting Union rear.

Buddy Secor

Here at 5:15pm on May 2, Jackson's veterans crushed the Union Army's right flank held by General Oliver O. Howard's 11th Corps.

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

Last updated: January 11, 2024