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Field HospitalsSalem Church - U.S. Civil War - Spotsylvania VA

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Salem Church instantly became a field hospital after two days of fighting on its grounds left thousands of wounded and dead soldiers lying in the churchyard.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2011

last visited: never

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Battle of Salem Church, May 3 + 4, 1863, fought by Lee and Hooker, concluded the Chancellorsille campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2009

last visited: 8/5/2010

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U.S. Civil War SitesChancellorsville Earthworks

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This waymark is a nice little preserved space highlighting some forgotten history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member moongecko

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/15/2008

last visited: 6/6/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesInnis House - Fredericksburg VA

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A small frame home was caught in the line of fire during the Battle of Fredericksburg and bears the scars 150 years later.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2011

last visited: 11/19/2011

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U.S. Civil War SitesStephens House - Fredericksburg VA

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Martha Stephens' house was caught in the crossfire during the Battle of Fredericksburg, but she refused to leave and administered aid to the fallen.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2011

last visited: 11/19/2011

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BattlefieldsMarye's Heights - Fredericksburg Battlefield

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Part of the campaign at Fredericksburg, this Civil War battle took place along a sunken road worn by wagon wheels and stone wall giving the Confederate army a ready-made defensive line.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2007

last visited: 11/19/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFredericksburg Battlefield

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Part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the battle that took place here was fought on December 13, 1862 and though a Confederate victory, it proved to be a hollow one.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2007

last visited: 5/24/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFirst Day At Chancellorsville Battlefield

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The troops of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and Union Gen. Joseph Hooker clashed in these fields on May 1, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/13/2010

last visited: 6/9/2014

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The church and its orphanage was used as a hospital subsequent to the bloody Battle of Fredericksburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/12/2010

last visited: 2/25/2012

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U.S. Civil War SitesCourthouse - Fredericksburg VA

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The Union army used the courthouse in Fredericksburg to house hundreds of escaping slaves and a signal tower and lookout point during the Battle of Fredericksburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2012

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesUpper Pontoon Bridge, Rappahannock River, Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec 12-13, 1862

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Location of the Union army upper pontoon bridge crossing the Rappahannock River during the battle of Fredericskburg, Dec 12-13, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/23/2009

last visited: 3/18/2010

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFredericksburg City Dock, Contesting The Crossing

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Fredericksburg City Dock ~ Contesting the Crossing

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 10/22/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFredericksburg City Dock, Union Artillery on Stafford Heights

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Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail, Fredericksburg City Dock, Union Artillery on Stafford Heights.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 10/22/2011

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Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail, Fredericksburg City Dock, Bridges and Biscuits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 8/5/2009

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Field HospitalsChatham - U.S. Civil War - Stafford County VA

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A manor on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia was converted into a field hospital after the Battle of Fredericksburg during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/24/2012

last visited: 4/18/2012

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U.S. Civil War SitesFerry Farm - Fredericksburg, VA

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Ferry Farm became a combat zone on Dec. 11, 1862, the first day of the battle of Fredericksburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/9/2011

last visited: 12/8/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChatham

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Chatham, a plantation overlooking the Rappahannock River, served as Union headquarters and was visited by Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, and Walt Whitman.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2009

last visited: 3/25/2012

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U.S. Civil War SitesLee-Jackson Bivouac - Chancellorsville VA

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General R. E. Lee and General Stonewall Jackson met at an intersection to discuss a bold plan against the Union Army the night of May 1, 1863 during the Battle of Chancellorsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/13/2011

last visited: 10/23/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSlaughter Pen Farm - Fredericksburg, VA

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The area is known as the "Slaughter Pen Farm" because the soldiers advanced with little or no cover against strongly positioned Confederates on high ground (Prospect Hill) and sustained heavy casualties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/25/2011

last visited: 5/23/2011

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U.S. Civil War SitesLandram Farm - Spotsylvania Court House VA

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The Landram Farm was turned into a bloody killing field during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsChancellorsville Battlefield

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Named for a tavern, Robert E. Lee achieved his greatest victory of the Civil War at this battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2007

last visited: 4/5/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesLee's Greatest Triumph

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Just a little bit of history regarding the American Civil War. Or as it was known then, the War Between the States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member toadjumper

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/1/2010

last visited: 3/19/2012

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Maury Birthplace

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During the Battle of Chancellorsville, Confederate cavalry chief J.E.B. Stuart made his HQ at the Maury birthplace.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/3/2007

last visited: 9/7/2007

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U.S. Civil War SitesMcCoull Spring - Spotsylvania Court House VA

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The McCoull farm suffered severe damage during the fighting at Bloody Angle, but their spring was a valuable source of water to the Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2012

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe McCoull House - Spotsylvania Court House VA

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The McCoull house and farm got caught in the crossfire during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House in May 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: never

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