Who was the commander of the northern army?
The Union army saw many changes of command. Winflied Scott was the first, but he retired because his health was failing (he was ancient). The George McClellan was put in command. He was replaced with Helleck because of his indesicveness. McClellan was put in charge again and was then replaced by Meade. Grant was put in command for the remainder of the war in 1864.
What was the name of the Confederate General who was the commander of the Army of Northern Virgina after the battle of C hancellorsville?
Confederate Generals: Jefferson Davis - General in Chief Samuel Cooper - Adjutant General Albert Sidney Johnston - Commander of the Department of the West and Commander of the Army of Mississippi Robert E. Lee - Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia and General in Chief (1865) Joseph E. Johnston - Commander of the Army of the Shenandoah,Commander of the Army of the Potomac, Commander of the Department of the West, Commander of the Army…
The commander of the Union army at the US Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville was Major General Joseph Hooker. Hooker had an advantage in the number of troops he pitted against the Army of Northern Virginia, however, Hooker lost the battle. He had become the head of the Army of the Potomac when Major General Ambrose Burnside was replaced. Hooker did not last long as the army's commander.