Battle of Chancellorsville: Facts, Summary & Significance


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Which Confederate victory in December 1862 preceded the Battle of Chancellorsville?

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1. Who did Joseph Hooker replace when he took command of the Army of the Potomac?

2. At which battle did Confederate General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson receive his nickname?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz combo will allow you to check your knowledge of the Battle of Chancellorsville. The quiz will test you on subjects such as the circumstances in the Union and Confederate armies before the battle, what happened to Stonewall Jackson during the battle and the major outcomes of the fighting at Chancellorsville.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on the following topics:

  • The Confederate victory prior to the Battle of Chancellorsville
  • The commanders of the Army of the Potomac before and after the battle
  • Stonewall Jackson
  • Outcome of the battle

Skills Practiced

Use the worksheet and quiz to test the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the major outcomes of the Battle of Chancellorsville and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Stonewall Jackson was wounded during the battle
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you understand the most important information from the lesson on the Battle of Chancellorsville

Additional Learning

To learn more about this battle during the American Civil War, check out the accompanying lesson on the Battle of Chancellorsville. It covers the following subjects:

  • Identify the commanders of the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia
  • Explore Union and Confederate battle plans
  • Discuss the role of Stonewall Jackson in the battle
  • Recognize the outcome of the Battle of Chancellorsville