Explore the stories of civilians on and off the battlefield, before, during, and after the Civil War.

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    Sketch of Chancellor house
    The Chancellor family home was how the battle got its name

    NPS Photo

    Sue Chancellor


    Resident of Chancellorsville during the battle

    Painting of William Fitzhugh standing with rifle in front of cloudy sky background
    Painting of William Fitzhugh

    Gary Stapko

    William Fitzhugh


    Original owner of Chatham Manor

    John Lee Pratt
    John Lee Pratt

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

    John Lee Pratt


    Last private owner of Chatham Manor

    Last updated: March 6, 2023

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