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U.S. Civil War SitesJackson's Valley Campaign - Crimoro VA

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Brown’s Gap, ¾ of a mile north, was one of the strategic mountain passes used in the spring of 1862 by Stonewall Jackson near the beginning and end of his whirlwind offensive.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/7/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Cross Keys

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At this location there are two signs one with a description of the battle and the other with a map.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesWelcome to Fort Edward Johnson - West Augusta VA

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Walk with me on this 0.5-mile trail while I share with you my experiences guarding Fort Johnson during the spring of 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesConfederate Breastworks Interpretive Trail - West Augusta VA

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You are standing in the middle of what was once Fort Edward Johnson. Confederate soldiers built this fort in 1862 under the command of Brigadier general Edward Johnson, a career officer from Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites“The Shenandoah Mountain Pass is grand indeed…” - West Augusta VA

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As “Stonewall” Jackson’s Army passed through the gap on their way down to McDowell, Virginia one soldier wrote: Tuesday 13th May 1862 I have been struck with the wild & mountain scenery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Trevillians - Louisa VA

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— Fought here June 11, 12, 1864 —Greatest all-cavalry battle of the war. Signal Confederate victory

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesHeroism in Defeat - New Market VA

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The main Union line of battle extended from here for one-half mile to the Valley Turnpike, now U.S. 11. Throughout the morning and into the afternoon, the Union force exchanged musket and cannon fire with the Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of McDowell-McDowell Battlefield Trail - McDowell VA

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The McDowell Battlefield Trail is a 1.5 -mile hike that will take you to the battleline on top of Sitlington’s Hill—the scene of heavy fighting on May 8, 1862. Sitlington’s Hill is a spur of Bull Pasture Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/10/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of McDowell-McDowell VA

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May 8, 1862, one mile southeast, Jackson and Edward Johnson, C.S.A. defeated Milroy and Schenck, U.S.A. This church served both Blue and Gray as a hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/10/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesWilliam "Extra Billy" Smith 1797-1887 - Culpeper VA

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Smith then volunteered for the Confederate Army and served as Colonel and later Brigadier General. Having no formal military training, he preferred common sense over the formal tactics of a military education.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesClover Hill Tavern - Appomattox, VA

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In this tavern, printing of paroles for Confederate soldiers shortly after their surrender here on April 9, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesOld Appomattox Court House - Appomattox, VA

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The original site that the Civil War was planned to be ended in, but because it was closed on Sundays, it was moved a few hundred feet to the nearby McLean House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesMcLean House - Appomattox, VA

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The place where the Civil War officially ended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesRichmond-Lynchburg Stage Road - Appomattox, VA

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This is the road that General Lee planned to escape from the north, but eventually used it to go to the Appomattox Court House to end the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesWartime Landscape - Appomattox, VA

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Where Lee's army marched in defeat to the nearby court house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesAppomattox - Appomattox, VA

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A marker marking the Battle of Appomattox Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesA Strategic Delay - Appomattox, VA

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One of the last defenses made by Union before the war ended hours later.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesPacket Boat Marshall

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The remains of the former "Queen of the James". The hull of the Packet Boat Marshall has been in residence in Riverside Park since 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VaRiverPyrate

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2011

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesLast at Appomattox - Appomattox, VA

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A monument marks the site of where W.R.Cox of Grimes Division fired The Last shot of the American Civil War on April 9, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War Sites"Message of Peace" - Appomattox, VA

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Near the site of where Grant made a rough draft of his terms of surrender.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: 12/31/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Appomattox Station - Appomattox, VA

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One of the last few battle sites of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: 12/31/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesGrant's Pursuit - Appomattox, VA

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The site where Grant charged Lee, in the last moments of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: 12/31/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe 1863-64 Winter Encampment The Army of the Potomac at Brandy Station - Brandy Station VA

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Brandy Station played an important role in the Battle of Brandy Station on June 9, 1863, though the Union and Confederate armies never clashed in the streets of the little town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Brandy Station-The Race for Fleetwood Hill - Brandy Station VA

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Here the old Carolina Road crosses the southern part of Fleetwood Hill, some of the highest ground in the area. On the slope ahead of you Maj. Gen. James Ewell Brown (J.E.B.) Stuart, pitched his headquarters tents.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Brandy Station-The Struggle for Fleetwood Hill - Brandy Station VA

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The fight for Fleetwood Hill - a classic cavalry battle fought on horseback - became a lethal game of King of the Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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