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U.S. Civil War SitesGrant's Pursuit - Appomattox, VA

in U.S. Civil War Sites

The site where Grant charged Lee, in the last moments of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War Sites"Message of Peace" - Appomattox, VA

in U.S. Civil War Sites

Near the site of where Grant made a rough draft of his terms of surrender.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Appomattox Station - Appomattox, VA

in U.S. Civil War Sites

One of the last few battle sites of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesA Strategic Delay - Appomattox, VA

in U.S. Civil War Sites

One of the last defenses made by Union before the war ended hours later.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesLast at Appomattox - Appomattox, VA

in U.S. Civil War Sites

A monument marks the site of where W.R.Cox of Grimes Division fired The Last shot of the American Civil War on April 9, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesOld Appomattox Court House - Appomattox, VA

in U.S. Civil War Sites

The original site that the Civil War was planned to be ended in, but because it was closed on Sundays, it was moved a few hundred feet to the nearby McLean House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 4/7/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesWartime Landscape - Appomattox, VA

in U.S. Civil War Sites

Where Lee's army marched in defeat to the nearby court house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesAppomattox - Appomattox, VA

in U.S. Civil War Sites

A marker marking the Battle of Appomattox Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesRichmond-Lynchburg Stage Road - Appomattox, VA

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This is the road that General Lee planned to escape from the north, but eventually used it to go to the Appomattox Court House to end the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesMcLean House - Appomattox, VA

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The place where the Civil War officially ended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesClover Hill Tavern - Appomattox, VA

in U.S. Civil War Sites

In this tavern, printing of paroles for Confederate soldiers shortly after their surrender here on April 9, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 4/7/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesSwan Tavern - Yorktown, VA

in U.S. Civil War Sites

Here is where munition was stored by Union forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: 4/1/2015

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Field HospitalsMedical Shop - Yorktown, VA

in Field Hospitals

A field hospital that was used during the Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: 4/1/2015

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Remembering FEPOWJoe R. Vaughan Memorial - Sanger Cemetery - Sanger, TX

in Remembering FEPOW

Besides serving as the headstone for Joe W. Vaughan in Sanger Cemetery, this grave marker also is a memorial to his son, Joe R. Vaughan, who was a victim of the Bataan Death March, dying on April 12, 1942, just days after his capture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/25/2014

last visited: 4/21/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesBlue Parrot Bistro - Private Residence - Field Hospital - Gettysburg, PA

in U.S. Civil War Sites

According to the web site for the Blue Parrot Bistro that currently occupies the building, this building was a private residence at the time of the Battle of Gettysburg that housed many surgeons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWWII Bunkers - San Pedro, CA

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Hidden up and down this steep hill are WWII bunkers, the first line of defense if an attack came from the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesNachtjägerflugplatz - Hailfingen, Germany, BW

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Outside of Hailfingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg existed the so-called 'Nachtjägerflugplatz'. This was a small airport for night fighters - combat aircrafts, which were in use at night. The remains can still be seen and there's an information board.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsMcMurran Hall/Old Town Hall - U.S. Civil War - Sheperdstown, WV

in Field Hospitals

This building, at the time of the Antietam or Maryland Campaign, was the town hall, unfinished, when it and any available building in Shepherdstown were made into field hospitals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/12/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Remembering FEPOWAmerican/ Filipino Memorial - Delano, CA.

in Remembering FEPOW

A memorial in front of the Delano city hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/11/2014

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Steuben - Steubenville, Ohio

in Historic Forts

Fort Steuben was a fortification erected in present day Steubenville, Ohio in the 18th century to provide protection from Indians for the first surveyors to venture into the Northwest Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: 10/15/2014

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World War II SitesLeskovice massacre site - Leskovice, okres Pelhrimov, CZ

in World War II Sites

Place of one of the last massacres that at the end of WWII was committed by the SS in Bohemia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/30/2014

last visited: never

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Remembering FEPOWBataan March Memorial - Alameda, CA

in Remembering FEPOW

A small memorial in a park to the Bataan Death March.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesSt Anne's Church - London, England, UK

in World War II Sites

St Anne's Church was burned out during the blitz on September 24, 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/25/2014

last visited: 10/27/2011

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Historic FortsTower of David - Jerusalem, Israel

in Historic Forts

The Tower of David that stands now actually dates back to the Mamluk and Ottoman periods. it has served as a citadel for many different military forces throughout the centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Israel

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: 12/28/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Campaign and Boonsboro - Lee's Headquarters - Boonsboro, MD

in Civil War Discovery Trail Sites

The two markers at this location within Boonsboro describe the travels of two of Lee's campaigns-the Antietam Campaign and the Gettysburg Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/19/2014

last visited: never

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