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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Wilderness Battlefield

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The two most well-known generals of the Civil War met in battle for the first time at the Wilderness. It was the beginning of the 1984 Overland Campaign between Gen. Robert E. Lee and Gen Ulysses S. Grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 4/5/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGermanna Crossing

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Union troops crossed the Rapidan River at Germanna in pursuit of the Confederate army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 3/30/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrandy Station Battlefield - St. James Church

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The largest cavalry battle of the Civil War was fought at Brandy Station, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle Of Brandy Station - Fleetwood Hill

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The largest cavalry battle was fought at Brandy Station. Fleetwood Hill was the site of Confederate headquarters and the fight for control seesawed back and forth.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRappahannock Station

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The Union army captured a strategic railroad crossing at the Rappahannock River in late 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle Of Mine Run

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Gen. Meade's Federal troops and Gen. Lee's Confederate army clashed at Mine Run in Orange County, Virginia in the winter of 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Athens State Historic Site - Athens MO

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Battle of Athens State Historic Site - Athens MO

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/18/2011

last visited: 10/22/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesOld State Capitol - Springfield, IL

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This Building served as Illinois' Capitol from 1839-1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/17/2011

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAbraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum - Springfield, IL

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The Lincoln Library and Museum are housed in two separate buildings- across the street from each other. The coordinates here are for the entrance to the Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/17/2011

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMuseum of Funeral Customs - Springfield, IL

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This Museum is located just outside the Oak Ridge Cemetery where Abraham Lincoln is entombed. The address is 1440 Monument Avenue, Springfield, IL..but the Museum is reported to have closed in 2009.. even though the building apppears well maintained.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/17/2011

last visited: 9/7/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBATTLE OF WYTHEVILLE - The First Skirmish (Stoney Fork, VA)

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Battle of Wytheville Civil War Trail Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ellishagerman

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2011

last visited: 8/20/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Shirley House

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Once the home of a Confederate veteran, the Shirley House is now headquarters of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Woodson's Missouri Cavalry

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The Missouri Cavalry was put under the command of Capt. Woodson at the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: 10/12/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Captain DuPont & Sergeant Burns

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Two Union soldiers were heroes during the Federal retreat at the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Bloody Cedars

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The 54th PA Infantry suffered devastating losses when they were cut down by Confederate fire on a cedar-covered hillside during the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Bushong Farm

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The Bushong Farm was caught in the crossfire during the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: VMI Cadet Casualties

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The cadets from VMI paid a high price in their first battle -- one in four were killed or wounded on May 15, 1864 at New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Battle Of New Market

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The Battle of New Market of May 1864 is featured at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Gap

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Gen. Stonewall Jackson announced his Army of the Valley had become the 2nd Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia on his march from the Shenandoah Valley east to Fredericksburg, VA where he joined Gen. R. E. Lee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Gravestones Of VMI Cadets

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The original tombstones of six VMI cadets who were killed during the Battle of New Market are on display outside the Hall of Valor Civil War Museum at the New Market Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesZion Methodist Church - 1864 Overland Campaign

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Zion Methodist Church served as Confederate headquarters during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesKelly's Ford ~ Cavalry and Coffee

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Kelly's Ford was a strategic crossing location of the Rappahannock during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/2/2011

last visited: 6/2/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Shriver House - Gettysburg, PA

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This significant civil war house and contributing structure to the historic district is marked by the historical society and has been turned into a museum to teach about local cultural history with regards to the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/28/2011

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesQuaker Meeting House *** The Battle Begins

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(from civilwartraveler.com) Confederate cavalry watched the Federals advance toward Lynchburg from here, fighting a delaying action until Early moved into position.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VaRiverPyrate

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/28/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSpring Hill Cemetary

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(From civilwartraveler.com) Early moved troops into the cemetery during the battle to bolster his lines at the Salem Turnpike. Later, Confederate Gens. Thomas T. Munford, James Dearing and Jubal Early himself were buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VaRiverPyrate

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/25/2011

last visited: never

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