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Description:
To waymark historic battlefields throughout the world. Anything from major battles like Waterloo and Gettysburg, to minor local skirmishes.

Expanded Description:
To be eligible the battlefield could now be an historic park, or at minimum a spot highlighted by an historical marker that can be photographed.

Instructions for Posting a Battlefields Waymark:
Battlefield waymarks should include mention of the war in which it occurred, the date(s) it occurred, the participating armies, major players (e.g. officers) if known, the result (who won) and any other historic background available.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Post a photo of you and/or your GPS in front of a sign or marker posted at the site of the battle.

In addition it is encouraged to take a few photos two of the surrounding area and interesting features at the site.
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BattlefieldsThornton Skirmish -- Las Rucias TX

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The Thornton Skirmish at Rancho Carrecitos set off the US-Mexican War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: 7/19/2015

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BattlefieldsLas Rucias Skirmish -- Las Rucias TX

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The peaceful Rio Grande Valley hamlet of Las Rucias was not so quiet on 25 Jun 1864, when the Union Army and Confederate forces clashed here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: 7/19/2015

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BattlefieldsBattle of Newtown - Elmira, NY

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"Site of a significant Revolutionary War battle, with a memorial monument, plus cabins & campsites."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsSchlacht am Sandershäuser Berg 1758, Hessen, D

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Battle of "Sandershäuser Berg" July, 23th 1758 during the Seven-Year´s-War between Hesse and France

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsGefecht am Riebelsdorfer Berg, Ziegenhain, HE, D

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Battle of Riebelsdorf hill on November 15, 1640, during the Thirty Years' War between the catholic liga and hessian-saxony-french allied troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Waterloo - Waterloo, Belgium

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The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: 4/12/2013

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BattlefieldsPointe-du-Hoc Battlefield - Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Basse-Normandie, France

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During WWII D-Day Landings, US Forces bombed and climbed Pointe-du-Hoc to take over a German fortification. // Pendant WWII, les forces américaines ont bombardé et monta Pointe-du-Hoc de prendre en charge une fortification allemande.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsSan Pasqual Battlefield - Escondido, CA

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this battlefield is now a State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/15/2015

last visited: 9/27/2010

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BattlefieldsBattle of Bloody Creek - Bridgetown, NS

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On the site of this battle is a CNHE marker which relates the fact that a second major battle in the fight for control of Acadia took place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/5/2015

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Lands Ranch - Modoc County, CA

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This recently-added historical marker resides on the right side of Hwy 139 if you're heading north and notes the site of one of the first battles of the Modoc Indian War of 1872-73.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Infernal Caverns - Modoc County, CA

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This battleground site was of one of the last Indian battles in California in 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsCorinth Battlefield (Battery Robinett) -- Corinth MS

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Battery Robinett was the site of heavy and decisive fighting during the 2-day Battle of Corinth, which occurred on Oct 3rd and 4th, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 5/9/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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BattlefieldsBattle of Vítkov Hill / Bitva na Vítkove (Prague)

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Vítkov Hill, atoped by striking National Monument (Národní památník) with equestrian statue of Hussite general Jan Zizka of Trocnov in the foreground, was in summer 1420 site of one of the turning points of the Czech history - Battle of Vítkov Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/5/2015

last visited: 8/29/2015

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BattlefieldsSiege of Fort Charlotte -- Mobile AL

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In 1780 Bernardo de Galvez, the Spanish governor of Louisiana, captured Fort Charlotte in Mobile from the British after laying siege to it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: 8/2/2015

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BattlefieldsBattle of Mobile Bay -- Fort Gaines SHS, Dauphin Island AL

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The US Civil War battle of Mobile Bay was fought between the Union Navy and Confederate Army and Navy on 5 Aug 1864 outside of Fort Gaines

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: 1/1/2015

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BattlefieldsBattle Rock - Castle Crags State Park - Castella, CA

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This official California historical marker is located within Castle Crags State Park just past the main entrance in a circle driveway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/22/2014

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsLundy's Lane Battlefield - Niagara Falls - ON, Canada

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Battle of Lundy's Lane took place on July 25, 1814. The Battlefield on Lundy's Lane in Niagara Falls, ON, Canada is now the location of the Drummond Hill Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: 8/29/2015

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BattlefieldsAdobe Walls Battleground - Hutchingson County, TX

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Medal of Honor recipient Billy Dixon fought here, and is buried here. At this site the land is surrounded by private property, vehicles must remain on the gravel road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 7/31/2014

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsCañoncito at Apache Canyon - near Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Historic marker on the Santa Fe Trail - Marking a strategic Site of two historic American Civil War battles, at Cañoncito at Apache Canyon, Located near Santa Fe, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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BattlefieldsGlorieta Pass Battlefield - Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.[

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Glorieta Pass Battlefield a National Historic Landmark, on the Santa Fe Trail. An American Civil War Battle, in 1862 between Union & Confederate forces. Located Near Santa Fe, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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BattlefieldsBattle of Bukcheon 1592 - Sangju, Korea

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Here on the north bank of the Bukcheon River in present town of Sangju, one of the early battles was fought with the invading Japanese who were ultimately repulsed in a decisive naval battle on the south coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Gyeongsang buk do, Korea

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsThe Battle of Iao Valley - Maui, HI

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This "Territory Landmark" was placed here in 1928 to commemorate the battle in 1790 when King Kamehameha consolidated his control of the Hawaiian islands in a bloody battle. The Hawaii Nature Center is just above this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Hawaii

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsLes Plaines d'Abraham - Quebec City, Quebec

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La bataille des plaines d'Abraham en 1759 a été un événement décisif dans l'histoire du Canada. //// The Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759 was a decisive event in Canadian history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: 7/27/2014

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BattlefieldsBattle of Verdun - Fort de Douaumont (France)

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The apocalyptic Battle of Verdun was a turning point in the 1st World War and Fort de Douaumont was the heart of the battle. Situated at 395 m above sea level, Fort de Douaumont was in 1914 the strongest and most modern of the forts around Verdun...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Lorraine, France

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: 12/30/2014

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The Jacobite rising ended here, and ended the claim of Bonnie Prince Charlie to the British and Scottish thrones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dnrseekers

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: 5/17/2015

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