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Mark sites along the Civil War Discovery Trail as identified by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
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The Civil War Discovery Trail was established to enhance the understanding of the Civil War and its enduring impact. Sites are specially selected for their historic significance and the educational opportunities afforded. Sites along the trail include battlefields, stops along the Underground Railroad, old homes, museums, parks and other sites which bring history to life. For a waymark to be listed in this category the site must be listed by the Civil War Preservation Trust as a site on the Civil War Discovery TrailNorth Carolina Civil War Discovery Trail Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail or listed on the Civil War Trails site

Instructions for Posting a Civil War Discovery Trail Sites Waymark:
Post a picture of the entry sign to the site if there is one. The coordinates should be at the sign or main entry to the site.

Post at least one other picture featuring a Civil War related item or scene. Coordinates should be listed in the picture's description if significantly different from the main waymark's coordinates.

The title for the waymark must match the site name listed on the Civil War Discovery TrailNorth Carolina Civil War Discovery Trail Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail or listed on the Civil War Trails site - City, State At least one picture must be posted on the Waymark's facing page.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Post at least one photo of a Civil War related item or scene and post one Civil War Discovery you learned while visiting the waymark. The photo should have the coordinates of where it was taken if significantly different from the waymark's coordinates.
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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCivil War in Tennessee - I-65 Welcome Center - Ardmore, TN

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Another in the series of Tennessee Civil War Trails markers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/17/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCivil War in Lewis County: Foragers and Guerillas -- Hohenwald TN

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A Civil War Discovery Trails sign at the Lewis County Courthouse in Hohenwald TN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/15/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPacific 1864 Battle - Pacific MO

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This Civil War marker is on the old Route 66 in Pacific MO at the parking lot for Jensen's Outlook.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/4/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMobile & Ohio Railroad - Selmer, TN

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Across the street from the old GM&O depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/15/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTannehill Ironworks -- Tannehill Ironworks State Park, McCalla AL

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The Tannehill Ironworks near McCalla AL is a Civil War Discovery Trail Site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMississippi's Old Capitol -- Jackson MS

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Mississippi's Old Capitol, where the Resolution of Secession was passed in 1861, is on the Civil War Discovery Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/18/2017

last visited: 6/24/2017

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Dam No. 1 - Newport News, VA

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The Water Boiled with Bullets

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: never

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Historic house and civil war fortification

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesScottish-American Soldiers Monument - Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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The Scottish-American Soldiers Monument is located in the Old Calton Cemetery, in Edinburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member tmob

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/18/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSkirmish at Lawrenceburg - Lawrenceburg, TN

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The courthouse stood here back then, and this was a fight to save it. New members read things that are not there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 2/2/2017

last visited: never

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A Civil War Trail site located at the Harford County Courthouse in downtown Bel Air.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 5/24/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAdamsville In The Civil War - Adamsville, TN

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Traffic triangle and memorial park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/27/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDifficult Times - Waynesboro, TN

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Like Missouri this part of Tennessee was divided in sentiment during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/22/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesIncident at Waynesboro - Waynesboro, TN

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Courthouse lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesVicksburg National Military Park - Vicksburg MS

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Vicksburg National Military Park preserves the site of the American Civil War Battle of Vicksburg, waged from May 18 to July 4, 1863

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort Sumter - Charleston SC

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Where the Civil War began.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: South Carolina

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: never

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Tennessee Civil War Trails

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFrancis H. Peirpont Home

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Near here stood the home of Francis Harrison Pierpont, governor of the Restored Government of Virginia and the "Father of West Virginia."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesA. Brooks Fleming House

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This is the home that Aretas Brooks Fleming lived in during the war, and later became the 8th governor of West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: never

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Confederate cavalry under the command of Gen. William E. Jones attacks Fairmont on April 29, 1863. His prime mission is to destroy the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDr. Samuel A, Mudd Home and Museum - Bryantown, Md.

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In the early morning hours of April 15, 1865, Lincoln Assassin John Wilkes Booth arrived at the home of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd seeking treatment for a broken leg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/16/2016

last visited: never

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Tennessee Welcome Center — I-24 EB - Tiftonia, Tennessee

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/17/2016

last visited: never

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Markers for a railroad station which played critical role during the Civil War in Petersburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/29/2016

last visited: never

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Another stop on the Maryland Campaigns Civil War Trail, this one describing the role of Shepherdstown as a hospital town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: 4/16/2017

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign - Lee Invades Maryland - Falling Waters, WV

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Marker recounting the movement of Gen Lee's armies into MD, culminating in the Battle of Antietam, the single bloodiest day in American history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2016

last visited: never

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