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General Lee's Strategy at the battle of Chancellorsville. A paper read by request before R. E. Lee Camp, no. 1, C. V., May 20th, 1906. By T. M. R. Talcott, Major and Aide de Camp to General R. E. Lee, in 1862-63, and later Colonel 1st Regiment Engineer Troops, A. N. V. [For the parole list of Engineer Troops surrendered at Appomattox C. H. and graphic account of the retreat from Petersburg, Va., see Vol. XXXII, Southern Historical Society Papers.—Ed.] Comrades of Lee Camp; The subject upon which you have called upon me to submit my personal recollections is not the Battle of Chancellorsville, on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of May, 1863, in which the Federal Army of the Potomac, under General Hooker, which numbered more than 130,000 men, was defeated by a part of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, numbering less than 60,000 men, for history has already recorded how that field was fought and won. The hearing you have kindly afforded me as a member of the personal staff
General Lee's Strategy at the battle of Chancellorsville. A paper read by request before R. E. L
ttack on the rear of Hooker's army.
Both General Lee and General Jackson were so pre-eminent for f Northern Virginia, where he was present, General Lee, as we shall see, expressed reluctance to d en the death of General Jackson and that of General Lee, only the partial admirers of Jackson were rily constrained to silence; and even after General Lee's death there was still some reluctance on the part of General Lee's staff to say anything that might seem to detract from the fame of General the Battle of Chancellorsville, was directed by Lee and executed by Jackson, seems to have been mad . L. Dabney stated that at a conference between Lee and Jackson on the night of May 1st, 1863, Gene ted, and corroborated them by a letter from General Lee to Dr. A. T. Bledsoe, written in October, 1 Dr. Dabney's account of the conference between Lee and Jackson and other occurrences which precede [1 more...]