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Civil War Discovery Trail 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: 4/25/2011

last visited: 5/5/2017

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSpring Hill Cemetary

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(From civilwartraveler.com) Early moved troops into the cemetery during the battle to bolster his lines at the Salem Turnpike. Later, Confederate Gens. Thomas T. Munford, James Dearing and Jubal Early himself were buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VaRiverPyrate

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/25/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesQuaker Meeting House *** The Battle Begins

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(from civilwartraveler.com) Confederate cavalry watched the Federals advance toward Lynchburg from here, fighting a delaying action until Early moved into position.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VaRiverPyrate

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/28/2011

last visited: never

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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 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 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 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 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 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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BattlefieldsBattle of Appomattox Court House, VA

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Final engagements fought just before Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant met to agree on term of surrender.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2010

last visited: 5/14/2016

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAppomattox Court House National Historical Park - Appomattox, VA

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On Palm Sunday, 1865 General R. E. Lee surrendered to Lt. General U. S. Grant signaling the end of the Southern States' attempt to create a separate nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/28/2007

last visited: 6/22/2016

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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 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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBedford, VA ~ Hunter's Raid ~ 1864 Valley Campaign

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Virginia Civil War Trail sign in downtown Bedford, VA. Union troops under Gen. David Hunter began arriving here June 15, 1864, and continued their mission of tearing up railroads and burning buildings used as Confederate supply depots.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNatural Bridge

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Natural Bridge has long been a favorite tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world. The Natural Bridge was visited by both Union and Confederate soliders while passing through the Blue Ridge province in Southern Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2008

last visited: 9/1/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery

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The Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery is the Final resting place of Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson and many of Lexington's most historic residents.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: 5/9/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStonewall Jackson House

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Prior to the Civil War, Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson lived in this house on Washington Street in Lexington, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: 8/16/2009

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLee Chapel - Lexington, Virginia

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Lee Chapel is the final resting place of General Robert E. Lee and is located on the Campus of Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/31/2007

last visited: 10/23/2000

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPlumb House - Waynesboro, Virginia

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The Plumb House was built between 1802 and 1806, during the time of Thomas Jefferson's presidency. It was caught in the middle of the Battle of Waynesboro on March 2, 1865, when a small Confederate force under Jubal Early was defeated by Philip Sheridan's Union troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member macdonr

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2006

last visited: 6/10/2018

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSailor'Creek Battlefield Historic State Park - Amelia County, Virginia

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The Battle of Sailor's Creek took place on April 6, 1865 and was one of the final battles of the Civil War in Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2007

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsSailor's Creek Battlefield - Amelia County, Virginia

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The Battle of Sailor's Creek took place on April 6, 1865 and was one of the final battles of the Civil War in Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/5/2008

last visited: never

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