Battle of chancellor

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Battle of chancellor’s villie - robert e lee victory -hookers loss -stone wall Jackson died Chancellors ville marked problems for confederacty -inflation -grant was pushing toward the east coast -federals pushing army navy operations -army of Potomac was beat but still stands lee invades north Something drastic had to be done to contain the enemy with a stalemate. -lees men had poor nutrition and clothing -confederate supply system failing -every battle was costly for confederate Chancellors ville hooker lost 11% 12,000 lees 21% 13,000 -lee can win 4 more victories and then the army of northern VA is dead -the south would run out of men lee thought 1862 anttitum had mistakes -every thing was secured lee marches into PA toward Harrisburg -the invasion would remove federals from va -lee could capture supplies -Harrisburg would fall and would require foreign intervention therefore letting the confederacy exist -lees army acquired a sense of invisibility -lee thought his invasion was a peace offensive, make the union feel they were loosing
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course HIST 3065 taught by Professor Jamesrobertson during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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