What were the effects of the Battle of Chancellorsville?
The Battle of Chancellorsville resulted in a Confederate victory, but casualties on both sides were heavy. Also, Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson was mortally wounded in this battle.
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Following General Lee's victory at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Lee's primary objective was to repair the railroads the were damaged by General Hooker's assault on Lee's army at Chancellorsville.The Union cavalry raid on these rail links were successful just prior to the main Battle of Chancellorsville was to take place.