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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 SitesFighting for Trenton ~ Trenton, TN

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Marker standing just to the right of the Civil War Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/22/2010

last visited: 5/8/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDismal Swamp Canal -- Chesapeake, VA

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Marker describes the significance and some of the actions associated with the Dismal Swamp Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Left Coast Labs

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/15/2010

last visited: 4/7/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGlencoe -- Chesapeake, VA

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Marker denoting the home of William Wallace, first lieutenant of the "Jackson Grays."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Left Coast Labs

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/15/2010

last visited: 1/15/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFemale Collegiate Institute - Freed House - Trenton, TN

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The Odd Fellows built a college, but it burnt down, and Mr. Freed built a house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/4/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSweetwater Depot - Sweetwater, TN

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This civil war trails marker is located in a small park in Sweetwater TN.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/13/2010

last visited: 5/10/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Heritage Sites Self-Guided Walking Tour - Gettysburg, PA

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Learn about history as you stroll though rolling hills which were once deadly battlefields but are now decorated with interpretive and endless monuments, memorials and markers. Learn about local town cultural too as you tour the town square.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/13/2010

last visited: 2/19/2016

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesScales Law Office: Duty, Courage & Daring (Wentworth, NC)

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A Civil War Trails sign located at Academy St. (Route 311) and Franklin Street in Madison, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/4/2010

last visited: 6/3/2007

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Kingsport, Tn.

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A Civil War Trails marker located at the battle of kingsport site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/27/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGuinea Station - Woodford, Virginia

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It was at the Chandler Farm at Guinea Station that Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson died on May 10, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2010

last visited: 7/8/2017

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBedford, VA ~ Hunter's Raid ~ 1864 Valley Campaign

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Virginia Civil War Trail sign in downtown Bedford, VA. Union troops under Gen. David Hunter began arriving here June 15, 1864, and continued their mission of tearing up railroads and burning buildings used as Confederate supply depots.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNorth Carolina Civil War Trail - Beaufort

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Trail sign in historic Beaufort, NC - Union Occupation and Confederate Spies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/2/2010

last visited: 10/16/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNorth Carolina Civil War Trail - Carolina City

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North Carolina Civil War Trail Marker, Carolina City located at the Crystal Coast Welcome Center in Morehead City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/28/2010

last visited: 8/25/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNorth Carolina Civil War Trail - Hoop Pole Creek

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Union forces led by General John G. Parke landed at Hoop Pole Creek March 29, 1862, during the Fort Macon campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/28/2010

last visited: 7/10/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCold Harbor Battlefield and Visitors Center - Mechanicsville, Virginia

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Of the units within the Richmond National Battlefield Park, this saw the bloodiest action. Ulyssess S. Grant even regreted extended action here pursuing a seige against Petersburg, Virginia rather than continued fighting.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/21/2010

last visited: 9/16/2013

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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: 12/16/2012

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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 Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: never

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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 Premium 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 Premium Member garmin_geek

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2010

last visited: 6/23/2011

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