Battle of Chancellorsville - Jackson Is Shot

General Thomas ("Stonewall") Jackson is shot, by friendly fire, at the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 2, 1863.

This chromolithograph, published in Chicago during 1888, is by Kurz & Allison. The Library of Congress, where this print is maintained, provides the following summary of it:

Print shows the Battle of Chancellorsville with Confederate troops under the command of General Stonewall Jackson advancing on the Union army; also shows General Jackson being wounded, with three officers coming to his aid, among them may be Robert E. Rodes and A.P. Hill.

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Media Credits

This image depicts a chromolithograph maintained at the Library of Congress and published, in Chicago, by Kurz & Allison, Art Publishers, circa 1889; copyright expired (so the image is now in the public domain).


The Library of Congress provides the following notes about this image:


  • V4516 U.S. Copyright Office.
  • Title from item.
  • Caption continues: May 2, 3 & 4, 1863. Union (Gen. Hooker) Loss: Killed & Wo. 12,197, Miss'g. 5000. Confederate (Gen. Lee) Loss Kd. & Wo. 10,277, Mg. 2753. Gen. Jackson Mort. Wd.
  • Copyrighted 1889 by Kurz & Allison, Art Publishers, 76 & 78 Wabash Ave., Chicago, U.S.A.
  • Copyright stamp, dated Feb 5 1890, and number appear on lower right corner.
  • Stamped on right margin: 2nd copy delivered to the Art Gallery Oct 23 1897.
  • Exhibited: "150th Anniversary of the Civil War : Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee" at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., July 2014-May 2015.

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