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ELYS FORD On This Hill , May 3 , 1863 , Confederate General " J . E . B . & ...

ELYS FORD On This Hill , May 3 , 1863 , Confederate General " J . E . B . & ...

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Description: ELYS FORD On this hill , May 3 , 1863 , Confederate General " J . E . B . " Stuart was notified that General " Stonewall " Jackson had been wounded at Chancellorsville and that he was to take command of Jacksons Corps . Moments before , Stuart had ordered his 1 , 000 men from North Carolina and Virginia to attack the 3 , 400 Pennsylvanians under General A . W . Averell at Elys Ford . After ordering three volleys of musket fire at the Union troops below , Stuart cancelled the attack and left to assume his command at Chancellorsville . Erected 1981 by the Spotsylvania Historical Association

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