April 27-30th - Hooker’s flanking movement march begins and ends up in and around Chancellorsville
May 1st - Stonewall Jackson marches from Fredericksburg and collides with the Union forces
May 2nd - Jackson’s flank attack pushes back the Union army a considerable distance. That night, he is accidentally wounded by his own men.
May 3rd - JEB Stuart takes over from Jackson and pushes the Union back past the Chancellor House. Hooker is wounded when a pillar explodes beside him and is incapable of decision making for a while. Meanwhile, Sedgwick captures Marye’s Heights at Fredericksburg and a battle takes place around Salem Church.
May 4th - Early recaptures Marye’s Heights. Sedgwick withdraws back across the river and Hooker decides to follow. At a council of war, the majority vote is to continue to fight but he pulls back anyway.
May 10th - Stonewall Jackson, after amputation of his arm from when he was fired upon, dies at Guinea Station
It's Chancellorsville Week!
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“People aren’t either wicked or noble. They’re like chef’s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict.” —Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto (via alexand-ler)
You don't, bro. Really you don't.
- Martin Freeman: The hope is that we will make a third series.
- Fandom: It's funny because you think you have a choice.
“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience” — Eleanor Hibbert (via teaintheafternoon)
OH MUH GAWD LINDSAY WHY HAVEN'T YOU SEEN GAME OF THRONES?
BECAUSE I SUUUUPER BUZY SAAAAAM.