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Doc. 183.-battle of Chancellorsville. Report of Brig.-Gen. Steinwehr. headquarters Second division, Eleventh corps, Stevens's farm, Va., May 8, 1863. To Lieutenant-Colonel Meurenburg, Assistant Adjutant-General, Eleventh Corps: Colonel: I have the honor to forward the following report of the part taken by my division in the action on the evening of the second of May: On the thirtieth ultimo we arrived near Dowdell's tavern, about two miles west of Chancellorsville. This tavern is situated on the plank-road, which runs in an easterly direction toward Chancellorsville and Fredericksburgh. It is surrounded by undulating fields, which are seamed on three sides by heavy timber, but slope down at the west side toward open ground traversed by a small brook. Upon these fields you ordered me to take position. I directed the First brigade, Col. Buschbeck, to occupy the fields south of the road, and the Second brigade, Gen. Francis Barlow, those north of it. My division w