Tombstone for Stonewall Jackson's left arm. Jackson was shot during the Battle of Chancellorsville near Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the arm was amputated. (Someone's arm has to be pretty badass to deserve its own grave and headstone!
The Pennsylvania Infantry camp on Belle Plain, Virginia, is pictured in March three weeks before the Battle of Chancellorsville. (AP Photo/Library of Congress) The Civil War, Part The Places - In Focus - The Atlantic
Confederate pickets accidentally shot him at the Battle of Chancellorsville on May The general survived with the loss of an arm to amputation, but died of complications from pneumonia eight days later.
Lee's Greatest Victory: The Battle of Chancellorsville
ratak-monodosico: “ Corporal G. Swift, Company C, Massachusetts, was injured at the battle of Chancellorsville, Va. on May when a musket ball fractured the top of his skull. Surgeons attempted to trephine the wound but halted the.
- In Virginia, the Battle of Chancellorsville began. General Robert E. Lee's forces began fighting with Union troops under General Joseph Hooker. Confederate General Stonewall Jackson was mortally wounded by his own soldiers in this battle.