Battle of Chancellorsville

Historians talked about the Battle of Chancellorsville in 1863, considered to be General Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Initially, Union… read more

Battle of Chancellorsville Historians talked about the Battle of Chancellorsville in 1863, considered to be General Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Initially, Union General Joseph Hooker planned to envelop the Confederate Army, but chose to retreat instead, allowing General Stonewall Jackson and General Robert E. Lee to counterattack. The resulting victory temporarily tipped the balance of the war in favor of the Confederacy, despite the fatal shooting of General Jackson. close

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  • Harold Holzer Director Hunter College->Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute
  • John F. Marszalek Distinguished Professor Emeritus Mississippi State University->History Department
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Battle of Chancellorsville

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Program ID:
401574-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 06, 2016 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 15, 2016 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 06, 2016 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 08, 2016 | 6:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 14, 2016 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 15, 2016 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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