Prior to the battle of Gettysburg, the North's stamina for war waned following their bitter defeat at Chancellorsville
, but the South still faced the North's vast material resources.
As Confederates tried vainly to delay Union advances on Chancellorsville
, General "Stonewall" Jackson took a bullet in the arm, which ultimately had to be amputated.
Hungerford's "'That Was at Chancellorsville
': The Factual Framework of The Red Badge of Courage," which argues that Crane's story of an aged Henry Fleming, "The Veteran," (published only a year after the novel) clearly establishes Chancellorsville
as "a factual framework within to represent the perplexities of his young hero.
Civil War battlefield at Chancellorsville
as part of their Theory and Nature of War package.
The Second Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was kept very busy, fighting at Bull Run, Virginia on July 21, 1861, at Gainesville, Virginia, Second Bull Run, South Mountain, Maryland, Antietam, September 16-17, 1862, Fredericksburg, Virginia, Fitzhugh's Crossing, Chancellorsville
, May 1-3, 1863, Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863, Mine Run, Virginia November 28-30, 1863, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, North Anna River, Totopotomoy River, and their last battle at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 1-4, 1864.
But the talent mix was disrupted when Lee's leading field commander, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, was accidentally killed by his own troops after his brilliant rout of the Union army at Chancellorsville
in May of 1863.
Born in 1835 in Rockland, Maine, Ames graduated from West Point in 1861, was wounded at Bull Run and went on to fight at Chancellorsville
, Fredericksburg, Petersburg, Gettysburg, and Antietam.
The helicopter, which is based on the USS Chancellorsville
, was not hit and there were no injuries, the Navy said.
The shooting came as the helicopter returned to the USS Chancellorsville
, where a video recording of the incident was noted, it said, adding that during the flight the crew was unaware of the attack.
After they had performed poorly at the battle of Chancellorsville
in the spring of 1863, Myer felt compelled to act.
The motor vessel Win Far, fired what appeared to be a large calibre weapon at SH-60B from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 49, embarked aboard USS Chancellorsville
Soon after Chancellorsville
in May 1863, most of the 15th New York were mustered out of service after their 2-year enlistments expired.