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Cannons at Hazel Grove, Chancellorsville, Virginia, circa 1971-1990

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Alternate title:Civil War Virginia
Summary:Cannons at Hazel Grove, Chancellorsville, Virginia, circa 1971-1990. Caption reads: "Virginia saw the first major land battle of the Civil War at First Manassas, July 21, 1861, and four long, tragic years later, Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox, April 9, 1865. Of the war's thousand battles, skirmishes, and engagements, sixty percent was fought in Virginia. During the Battle of Chancellorsville, May 3, 1863, forty Confederate cannon successfully defended the high, open plain known as Hazel Grove (pictured here). Flags from bottom left: Flag of the Confederacy; Confederate Battle Flag; Flag of the Union." Postcard number: VA 182.
Creator:Card, Ron
Card, Linda
Provider:Cards Unlimited, Inc.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Keysville
Temporal subject: 1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Chancellorsville
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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