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BattlefieldsBattle of Murfreesboro - Murfreesboro, TN

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Stones River is nearby, this is for the town itself.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/28/2022

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsSite of Lyman's Wagon Train Battle - Hemphill County, TX

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95 against 400, sometimes you can't even breath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2022

last visited: never

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When Fitz Gibbon and his forces arrived at Lawrenceburg the morning of November 3, 1862 they found almost 500 Confederates waiting for them behind several lines of cotton bale barricades that surrounded the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/26/2022

last visited: 11/27/2022

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BattlefieldsBattle of Knoxville-Bleak House - Knoxville TN

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During the Siege and Battle of Knoxville, November 17–December 4, 1863, the Bleak house was Confederate Gen. James Longstreet’s headquarters. A sharpshooter unit, “The Elite Twenty,” occupied the house’s second-floor east-facing windows.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/24/2022

last visited: 11/24/2022

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BattlefieldsBattle of Blountville Federal Guns on Cemetery Hill - Blountville TN

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This is where Union forces stood as they attacked Blountville on September 22, 1863, during a campaign to control the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad. On the day of the attack, the Confederates occupied Blountville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/24/2022

last visited: 11/24/2022

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Col. Frank L. Wolford finally caught up with Morgan’s rear guard on May 4, but broke off the action after inconclusive skirmishing. At dawn the hard-charging troopers of the 1st Kentucky (U.S.) and 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry surprised Morgan’s command.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/22/2022

last visited: 11/22/2022

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Battle of Lebanon-Near dawn on May 5, 1862, Colonel John Hunt Morgan’s 800 Confederate Cavalry camped around the Public Square and at Cumberland University on South College Street, were attacked by General Ebenezer Dumont’s Federal Cavalry of 600.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/22/2022

last visited: 11/22/2022

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An engagement took place here on December 29, 1863, when Confederate Gen. William T. Martin’s cavalry attacked Union Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis’s Federal troopers, who were pressuring Confederate soldiers preparing for winter camp at Russellville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/21/2022

last visited: 11/22/2022

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Battle of Mossy Creek-December 29, 1863-Federal Calvary under Gen. S.D. Sturgis established a line just east of Mossy Creek. At 9:00AM, Confederate Gen. W.T. Martin assembled 2000 dismounted Calvary and eight cannons at Talbott' Railroad Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/21/2022

last visited: 11/22/2022

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As Col. Israel Garrard, 7th Ohio Cavalry, led his division down the road at Ebenezer Church, he suddenly encountered Confederate Gen. Micah Jenkins’s infantry division on the Morristown Road at Kimbrough’s Crossroads.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/21/2022

last visited: 11/22/2022

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On August 20, 1862, Confederate Col. John Hunt Morgan and his brigade pursued a detachment of 300 Union cavalrymen along the railroad in this vicinity. The Federals had arrested nearly all the male citizens—boys and old men—of Gallatin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/20/2022

last visited: 11/20/2022

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BattlefieldsFoote's Gunboat Flotilla-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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The gunboat flotilla that Flag Officer Andrew H. Foote launched against Forts Henry and Donelson consisted of both timberclad and ironclad vessels.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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thirteen thousand dejected Confederate defenders of Fort Donelson huddled here against the cold on February 16, 1862. They had fought long and hard against Grant's forces and did not consider themselves defeated.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/20/2022

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After Buckner accepted what he called Grant's "ungenerous and unchivalrous" terms of surrender, the two generals met here to work out the details. Their conversation was friendly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/20/2022

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BattlefieldsRice House-Fort Donelson-Decision to Surrender - Dover TN

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At 1:30 a.m., February 16, 1862, at a final council of war in the Rice house Confederate Generals Floyd, Pillow, and Buckner decided that their failed breakout attempt meant that surrender was inevitable.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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Before building Fort Donelson, Confederates built two river batteries along the Cumberland River to defend the water approach to the major supply centers of Clarksville and Nashville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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During the Civil War rivers and railroads routinely carried soldiers, material, and food to keep the war effort going. The Tennessee and Cumberland rivers were the main arteries that carried the economic lifeblood to the heart of middle Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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BattlefieldsHolding the Outer Lines-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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The remains of the trenches you see here are part of the outer line of defenses that protected Fort Donelson against land attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/18/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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The weather was bitterly cold and, as the soldiers of General Smith's division lay tentless and fireless along this ridgeline the night of February 15, 1862, an icy wind made sleep impossible.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/18/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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"We lived luxuriously in comfortable tents and log huts," one Fort Donelson soldier wrote in the more tranquil days before cold weather set in and the armies clashed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/18/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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BattlefieldsU.S.A. Federal Troops and Casualties at Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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McClearnand's Division strength 8000, killed 311, wounded 1058, missing 183 - Aggregate 1552

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/18/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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BattlefieldsC.S.A. Confederate Troops and Casualties at Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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Buckner's Division strength 3425, killed 51*, wounded 314*, missing 41 - Aggregate 406*

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/18/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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BattlefieldsLauman's Brigade-C.F. Smith's Division-Fort Donelson Battlefield - Dover TN

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On February 15, 1862, about 2 p.m., this brigade received orders to assault the extreme right of the Confederate position. The 2d Iowa led the attack and was closely followed by the 52d Indiana, temporarily attached to this brigade.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/18/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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BattlefieldsThe River Batteries-Fort Donelson Battlefield - Dover TN

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C.S.A. The River Batteries Captain Joseph Dixon (Killed) Captain Jacob Culbertson Commander-The lower water battery established at this point mounted eight 32-pounder guns and one 10-inch columbiad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/18/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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BattlefieldsSeizing the Initiative -Fort Donelson National Battlefield - Dover TN

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Seizing the initiative, Grant ordered Gen. Charles F. Smith to attack the far right flank of the Southern lines with his whole division and "take Fort Donelson."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/18/2022

last visited: 11/18/2022

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