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Battle of Chancelorsville (Day 1)

Union Casualties: 18,400
Confederate Casualties: 11,400

Statistical Source: NPS

Battle of Chancelorsville (Day 1)
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Robert E. Lee's daring counterstroke: Seeing Hooker coming, he defied all military convention and divided his outnumbered force, rushing most of his men west to halt the Federal advance on May 1, 1863.

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