The Battle of Chancellorsville: Summary & Outcome


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What was one major difference between General Burnside and General Hooker?

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1. What was the fatal mistake made by Hooker which ultimately led to a Confederate victory?

2. What posed the greatest risk to Stonewall Jackson's plan to march his men around Hooker's right flank at the Battle of Chancellorsville?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Battle of Chancellorsville took place during the Civil War. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your understanding major events and figures from the battle. Union General Joseph Hooker's contributions will be included.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Elements of the Union plan in April 1863
  • General Joseph Hooker
  • The Confederate army's actions on May 2

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson regarding the Union Army
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify important generals, such as Joseph Hooker
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Battle of Chancellorsville

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the following lesson The Battle of Chancellorsville: Summary & Outcome. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about an important battle of the Civil War
  • Understand the impact of Confederate General Robert E. Lee
  • Know about General Ambrose Burnside