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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Monterey Pass/Michigan Cavalry Brigade - Waynesboro PA

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Monterey Pass Battlefield Park--(Side 1) Battle of Monterey Pass (Side 2) Michigan Cavalry Brigade

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesKinston Battlefield Park-Harriet's Chapel and Starr's Battery Site - Kinston NC

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This site was the center of the Confederate’s final line of defense during the Dec. 13-14, 1862 Battle of Kinston. It occurred as Union General John G. Foster’s Division was enroute from New Bern to Goldsboro to destroy the Wilmington-Weldon Railroad Bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/25/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesZion Union Cemetery - Mercersburg PA

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Eighty-eight African Americans from Mercersburg volunteered to defend the Union during the Civil War. At least 36 of those veterans lie in Mercersburg Zion Union Cemetery, established in 1876 by local Black citizens.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesMassacre Site - Concordia, MO

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This town was known as "Freedom, MO" back then. Populated by German Protestants who understood persecution from their home land. Re-named Concordia after the Civil War because they believed new hope for concord between North and South existed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/20/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Richmond - Richmond, KY

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It was Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's battle-hardened army that engaged the untried Union soldiers at the four engagements that comprised the Battle of Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/1/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesMichigan Light Artillery Regiment / Batteries F and G - Richmond, KY

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Michigan Light Artillery Regiment During the Civil War more than three thousand men served in Michigan's First Regiment of Artillery. The twelve batteries saw action in both major theaters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/1/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War Sites"Rally, boys! Rally to the Colors!" - Richmond, KY

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After the early morning engagement near Mt. Zion Church both sides regrouped. Manson deployed the Union forces here at Duncannon Road, placing his brigade on the east side of the Old State Road (US 421) and Gen. Cruft's brigade on the west side.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Richmond - Richmond, KY

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August 23, 1862 BIG HILL Confederate Col. John Scott's cavalry defeats cavalry commanded by Col. Leonidas Metcalfe near the Cox house on Big Hill. The Confederate victory opens the road to Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Generals - Richmond, KY

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Union Mahlon Dickerson Manson (1818-1895) Confederate-Edmund Kirby Smith (1824-1893)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesSlavery at Pleasant View Farm - Richmond, KY

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In 1856 McCord sold the property to Kavenaugh Armstrong, who lived in the house at the time of the Battle of Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Richmond Phase One - Kingston - Richmond, KY

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In the early morning hours of August 30, 1862, Gen. Patrick Cleburne moved his soldiers up the Old State Road to Kingston. Union artillery near Mt. Zion Church opened fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesUnion Artillery - Richmond, KY

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The Battle of Richmond began on a hot and hazy August morning. Gen. Mahlon Manson drew up his brigade on the best available high ground between his column and the Confederates advancing from the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War Sites"Defeat and Destruction Seemed Inevitable" - Richmond, KY

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The Confederates wasted little time in exploiting the gap between Manson and Cruft. "The order then reached us to move across to that portion of the field in double-quick," wrote Col. Benjamin J. Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Richmond- Richmond KY

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Gen. Mahlon Manson's brigade had almost no combat experience. The "grizzled veterans" of the brigade were the 18th Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesRace to Richmond - Richmond, KY

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The Confederates destroyed the Union line at Duncannon Road. They hit Cruft's brigade with a rolling musket volley, reloaded, jumped the fence and scattered his line. Manson's brigade fared no better.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesFight at Rogersville - Richmond, KY

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Gen. Mahlon Manson was south of Richmond when he received word that Confederate cavalry was to his south. Manson marched his brigade forward, placing his artillery on a rise and deployed his infantry on both sides of the Old State Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesGeneral William "Bull" Nelson - Richmond, KY

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Staunch Unionist and Friend of President Abraham Lincoln. William Nelson, born in 1824, near Maysville, Kentucky, grew up in an atmosphere of influence and wealth. After graduating from the Naval Academy in 1846, he attained the rank of lieutenant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesGeneral Edmund Kirby Smith - Richmond, KY

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Edmund Kirby Smith commanded the victorious Confederate army at the Battle of Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesGeneral Mahlon Manson - Richmond, KY

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Crawfordsville, Indiana-Mahlon Dickerson Manson spent his first years near Piqua, Ohio, where he was born in 1820.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesPatrick Ronayne Cleburne - Richmond, KY

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The most well-known participant in the Battle of Richmond was General Patrick Cleburne, a charismatic young officer who rose rapidly through the Confederate ranks.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesMt. Zion Church - Field Hospital - Richmond, KY

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As the battle raged, ambulances drawn by sweating horses raced into the churchyard, bringing more and more casualties to Mt. Zion Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesSelecman’s (Snyder’s) Ford

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Selecman’s (Snyder’s) Ford — Prince William County Historical Commission

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heaven03

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2020

last visited: 2/2/2020

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U.S. Civil War SitesMaclay Mansion (Gleim Mansion) - Tipton, MO

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Built by the Williams' for a girls school, sometimes called "Rose Hill" Seminary..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Leasburg, Missouri

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The retreating Union troops dig in their heals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/15/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesGrimes County Greys, the 4th Texas Volunteer Infantry

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The Confederate Memorial Park at 121 S. Main Street, Anderson, TX 77830 in Grimes County TX is at the actual site where enlistments, organizational assignments and recruit training took place for the Grimes County Greys from 1861-1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 2/12/2020

last visited: 2/18/2020

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