Men of the Federal Army of the Potomac return to their camps at Falmouth, Virginia, sullen but hopeful after the Chancellorsville defeat. Meanwhile, the generals direct their resentment toward their commander.
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Chancellorsville Aftermath: Lincoln Visits Hooker
President Abraham Lincoln and General-in-Chief Henry W. Halleck arrive at Aquia Creek to meet with Major-General Joseph Hooker regarding the Army of the Potomac’s latest defeat.
The Battle of Gettysburg: Day One
July 1, 1863 – Advance elements of the Federal and Confederate armies clashed in southern Pennsylvania, beginning what would grow into the most terrible battle