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Mark sites along the Civil War Discovery Trail as identified by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPoplar Grove National Cemetery - Petersburg, Virginia

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The death of more than 600,000 soldiers in the American Civil War necesitated the need for a National Cemetery system. This cemetery, opened in 1866, is now closed for burials, and is maintained by the National Parks Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2010

last visited: 3/1/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRichmond National Battlefield Park - Fort Harrison - Richmond, Virginia

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Fort Harrison was re-named Fort Burrham, after a fallen General who died taking the fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRichmond National Battlefield Park - Chimborazo Medical Museum - Richmond, Virginia

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This visitor center/museum was at one time the largest hospital for the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Today, this only remainent of the hospital is part of the Richmond National Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2010

last visited: 5/15/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFairfax Station ~ "The Angel of The Battlefield"

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Trails sign at station. Nurse Clara Barton played a role here as the wounded streamed in after the Second Battle of Manassas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: 4/30/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSkirmish At St. Mary's ~ "Victory or Death"

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Virginia Civil War Trails marker on the grounds of St. Mary's Catholic church, Fairfax Station, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSpotsylvania Court House Battlefield

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On their way to Richmond, the troops of Union Gen. Grant and Confederate Gen. Lee met and clashed at Spotsylvania Court House for two weeks in May 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: 12/20/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLaurel Hill Cemetery - Philadelphia, PA

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This cemetery is jam-packed with final resting places of important Civil War generals, officers and soldiers. Many interments are from the mid to late 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/3/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHartwood Church

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During the Civil War, Federal troops occupied and desecrated this church, but were subsequently captured by a Confederate squadron who surprised them while they slept.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/23/2010

last visited: never

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWilson's Creek National Battlefield - Republic, Missouri

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The battle fought here at Wilson's Creek, was the first major battle west of the Mississippi, second overall after the First Bull Run. It is also the first case of a General falling in battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/31/2010

last visited: 6/6/2009

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGraves of the Pierponts

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Known as the "Father of West Virginia", Frances H. Pierpont and his wife, Julia Augusta Robertson Pierpont are buried together in the Woodlawn Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2010

last visited: 6/23/2011

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Trails sign describes the scene as Confederate Gen. Jones sent two columns of men through Fairmont. Part of the raiding party attacked a suspension bridge here then headed for the nearby B&O Railroad bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/30/2010

last visited: 5/19/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle for the Bridge

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Detachments from several Union units stationed in Fairmont attempted to prevent Confederate raiders from crossing the suspension bridge over the Monongahela River but were ultimately overcome.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/30/2010

last visited: 5/19/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNottoway Plantation

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Nottoway is the largest antebellum mansion in the Southern United States and one of the few to survive the Civil War. Located in the small town of White Castle, about 20 miles south of Baton Rouge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/21/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStephenson's Depot Battlefield

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The battle that was fought here on June 15, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hhoke

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMorganton Crossing *** Too Cold to Wade

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Another one of our new "Civil War Trail" markers. This one's in Morganton Cemetery. The only thing remaining of the town of Moganton which was flooded by the damming of the Little Tennessee River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Geologynut

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/27/2010

last visited: 1/28/2010

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Philadelphia *** Bivouac of Reconciliation

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One of our new "Civil War Trail" markers. This one is in downtown Philadelphia, Tennessee. The actual battlefield is about a mile away. I will upload a picture of the battlefield as well as coordinates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Geologynut

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/27/2010

last visited: 1/28/2010

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLenoir's Station *** Sander's Raid

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One of our new Civil War Trail markers at the ruins of the Lenoir Cotton Mill in Lenoir City, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Geologynut

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/25/2010

last visited: 1/28/2010

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDabbs House Museum - Richmond, VA

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Historic home that was Gen. Robert E. Lee's first headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/22/2010

last visited: 5/12/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort Smith National Cemetery - Fort Smith, Arkansas

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Burial place for Union and Confederate soldiers, including 3 generals and 1,500 unknown soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/22/2010

last visited: 3/20/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDepot Field Hospital – Hopewell, VA

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Seven hospitals served the Union Army at City Point during the Siege of Petersburg in 1864 and 1865. The largest is described on this Civil War Trails marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/9/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWeston Manor – Hopewell, VA

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Weston Manor, a plantation house on the Appomattox River, was shelled by Union gunboats and, at one point, used as headquarters by Union General Philip Sheridan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBermuda Hundred – Chester, VA

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This location on the south side of the James River was the landing site and headquarters for the Union’s Army of the James.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCity Point Fortification – Hopewell, VA

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A Civil War Trails destination at a former Union fort that guarded the port at City Point. The site features earthworks and several historical markers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/4/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPolk County Courthouse Raders in the County — Stoneman's Raid — Columbus in Polk County, North Carolina

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Marker is in Columbus, North Carolina, in Polk County. Marker is on West Mills Street (County Route 108).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 4/11/2010

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