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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsSite of Fort Oswego - French and Indian War - Oswego, NY USA

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Marker relating the history of Fort Oswego, sacked during the French and Indian War in 1756.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsSite of Fort George - French-Indian War - Oswego, NY USA

in Specific Wars Monuments and Memorials

Marker relating the history of Fort George, sacked by the French and Indians in 1756.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesAnti Invasion Blocks Minsmere Suffolk

in World War II Sites

Coastal Anti Tank Defences

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CEO44

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/17/2015

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsMarble Hall -- US Civil War -- Ft Smith AR

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Marble Hall, a mercantile store, was pressed into service as a hospital during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/15/2015

last visited: 1/15/2015

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World War II SitesFree French Naval HQ - Stafford Street, London, UK

in World War II Sites

This plaque, set into the wall of a building at the junction of Stafford Street and Palace Street, close to Buckingham Palace, marks the headquarters of the Free French Naval Forces from 1940 - 1945.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: 7/24/2015

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World War II SitesPill Box - Welsh Bicknor, Gloucestershire, UK

in World War II Sites

Alongside the River Wye are many old railway relics. Here there is a World War Two Pill Box near an old tunnel and river bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/3/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesCasa Loma Anti-Submarine Detection Site - Toronto, Ontario

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Casa Loma, a castle residence served as a secret anti-submarine detection site during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/1/2015

last visited: 6/1/2012

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: 3/13/2015

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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

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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: 3/29/2015

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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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