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The Battle of Lund was a battle between a Danish Army commanded by King Christian V and the Swedish Army commanded by King Charles XI

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 1/9/2021

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The site of The Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold on 21st March 1646 part of the English Civil war between Royalists and Parliamentarians.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MTBpointer

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2021

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Sept. 1861, Gen. J.D. Cox and 5,000 Union soldiers camped here to oppose Gen. Robert E. Lee at Sewell Mt. Site of Col. Geo. Alderson farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/29/2020

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Fort Scammon stood in front of you on the hill behind the courthouse. There, on September 10, 1862, Union Col. Edward Siber and the 1,500 men of his 37th Ohio Infantry defended Fayetteville against Confederate Gen. William Loring’s 5,000-man army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/29/2020

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BattlefieldsA. Brooks Fleming House-A Role in the Action - Fairmont WV

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Behind you is the home of Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839–1923), the eighth governor of West Virginia. During the war, he was the Marion County prosecuting attorney and served in the Fairmont Home Guard. At the time of the raid, he instructed and provisioned Mannington’s Home Guard.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/29/2020

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Here, at the foot of the Fairmont suspension bridge, Confederate Gen. William E. Jones watched on April 29, 1863, as his men attacked Fairmont to destroy the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridge upstream at present-day 12th Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/29/2020

last visited: never

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Here, at the site of the Palatine foundry, a battle for possession of the suspension bridge took place on April 29, 1863. Confederate forces under Gen. William E. Jones attacked Fairmont to destroy the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/29/2020

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On this knoll, General Robert E. Lee maintained headquarters from July to September, 1861, after taking command of the Confederate forces in West Virginia. His army on Valley Mountain guarded the road leading south into Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/29/2020

last visited: never

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Camp Elkwater was the key to defense of the Tygart Valley. Nearly 3,000 Federal troops were present when Confederates under Gen. Robert E. Lee threatened on September 12, 1861. A Confederate assault fizzled.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/29/2020

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You are standing at the heart of the first campaign of America's Civil War, looking west toward Rich Mountain. Late in May 1861, Gen. George B. McClellan moved troops across the Ohio River "to secure Western Virginia for the Union".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/29/2020

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General Echols marched his army north, all through the night, to Droop Mountain to reinforce them. The reinforcements arrived just in time, for General Averell began his attack early.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/29/2020

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BattlefieldsDuffields Depot Raid - Shenandoah Junction WV

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This was the site of a daring raid by Lt. Co. John S. Mosby’s Partisan Rangers (43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry) on June 29, 1864, to support Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early’s Washington Raid.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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This ruin is the northwestern corner of Locust Hill, the home of John B. and Lucy W. Packett. Nine Confederate artillery shells struck Locust Hill and set it on fire twice as Federal sharpshooters occupied the second floor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

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While at drill here on Sept. 12, 1863, a company of 70 Upshur County militia under Daniel Gould was captured by a force of Confederates under Major J. K. Kesler. Seven escaped, 25 paroled, and 38 died in captivity.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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When in April 1863 Confederate Gen. William E. “Grumble” Jones and Gen. John D Imboden raided present-day West Virginia, Jones approached Clarksburg from the north and Imboden from the east.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsWar At The Front Door-Littlepage Mansion - Charleston WV

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By July 13, 1861 Wise’s men had constructed fortifications on the Littlepage Farm to command the junction of the road to Ripley with the valley road leading to Charleston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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On September 13, 1862, part of Loring’s force caught up with Lightburn here as he withdrew down the valley. The Federals had occupied Charleston since April, and Lightburn had his headquarters at a log house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsThe Battle of Carnifex Ferry - Keslers Cross Lanes WV

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Gen. William Rosecrans, U.S.A. with nearly 7,000 troops was ordered from Clarksburg to march on Floyd. It was the afternoon of Sept. 10, 1861 when the Federals came in sight of Camp Gauley and the battle commenced.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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On May 9, 1863, Confederate Gen. William E. “Grumble” Jones led his cavalrymen here to Burning Springs (Oiltown) before continuing southeast. His men set the oil fields afire, and the burning oil turned the Little Kanawha River into a sheet of flames

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

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When the defenders marched to Battle Hill (present-day Water Tank Hill, in front of you) to entrench on August 30, they were surprised to find the Confederates already there. The Federals quickly threw up breastworks of rails, logs, and straw stacks nearby

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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On October 13, Confederate Col. William L. “Mudwall” Jackson attacked the fortifications at 4:30 A.M. with about 700 men of the 19th and 20 Virginia Cavalry and two guns of Capt. Warren S. Lurty’s battery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

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BattlefieldsBattle at Romney - Berkeley Springs WV

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Advancing on Romney, Jackson’s men suffered the worst day of the campaign on January 7, hauling guns and wagons up icy roads and suffering broken arms and legs. The Federal garrison evacuated Romney on January 10, as the frozen, weary Confederates approached.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

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BattlefieldsBattle for Bath - Berkeley Springs WV

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At about 10:00 A.M. on January 4, 1862, terrified civilians in Bath (present-day Berkeley Springs) heard the booming of the 4th U.S. Artillery’s guns on Warm Springs Mountain (in front of you).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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On January 4, 1862, after a day-long battle for the town of Bath (present-day Berkeley Springs), Confederate soldiers in the Stonewall Brigade commandeered the hotel and the buildings surrounding the springs for relief from the sting of the harsh winter weather.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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The Confederates drove through to Bridgeport and captured 47 Federal soldiers with their arms and a few horses, then burned a railroad bridge and tore up track. A boxcar full of government carpenters’ tools was also burned.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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