Lee's Army of Northern Virginia forces back entrenched Union forces at the Battle of Chancellorsville

With the Union Army licking its wounds from the previous evening, Confederate forces pressed home their attacks at dawn.  Facing determined infantry assaults and pounded by superior Confederate artillery power, Hooker's Army of the Potomac was forced by days end to abandon Chancellorsville and pull back to defensive positions around the United States Ford on the Rappahannock River. The day saw some of the fiercest fighting of the Virginia campaign.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Stephen W. Sears, Chancellorsville (New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996), 308-338. 
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