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BattlefieldsThe Conflict upon this Battle Field-North Point Battlefield - Dundalk MD

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The conflict upon the North Point Battle Field on September 12, which was followed on the 13 and 14 by the unsuccessful bombardment of Fort McHenry, was the last battle upon American Soil before peace was secured.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/3/2022

last visited: 12/3/2022

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This one-acre of the North Point Battlefield was set aside in 1839 to commemorate those who risked and gave their lives to defend their homes and country from an invading British Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/3/2022

last visited: 12/3/2022

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The narrow land shaped by Bear Creek, Bread and Cheese Creek, and Back River was the site of the Battle of North Point, September 12, 1814. Some 3,200 Americans clashed with 4,500 British to delay the advance on Baltimore.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/2/2022

last visited: 12/3/2022

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Battle Acre-September 12, 1814-Here General Stricker’s City Brigade inflicted severe losses upon the main body of the British Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/2/2022

last visited: never

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"The Confederates then ransacked the courthouse and destroyed military supplies in the town. The Confederates took about 700 Union prisoners." ~ Legends of America

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/2/2022

last visited: never

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During the Battle of Nashville (December 1864), nearly 13,000 black soldiers aided in the defeat of the Confederates. By 1865, blacks had assisted the Union Army in building 23 fortifications around Nashville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: 12/1/2022

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On December 7, 1863, during the Knoxville Campaign, Union Gen. William T. Sherman ordered Gen. Jefferson C. Davis to occupy Madisonville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: 12/1/2022

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In the spring of 1865, Capt. John Francis’s company of Confederate guerrillas rode here from Kentucky, raided Livingston, and burned the county courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: 12/1/2022

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Fighting directly touched Maryville in August 1864. Confederate Gen. Joseph Wheeler’s cavalrymen attacked a small detachment of the 2nd Tennessee Infantry (U.S.) under Lt. James M. Dorton at the courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: 11/30/2022

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During the course of the war, both Union and Confederate forces occupied the strategic site of his house adjacent to Fort Hill. Confederate General Felix Zollicoffer set up his headquarters in the house in 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: 11/30/2022

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On May 12, 1863, U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Seth L. Phelps landed in Decaturville. Phelps used his gunboats to ferry 55 of Breckenridge’s men and horses across the river. They attacked the Confederate force at the Perry County courthouse around daybreak.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/29/2022

last visited: 11/29/2022

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The retreating Union troops dig in their heals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/29/2022

last visited: never

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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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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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