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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCarter County in the Civil War - Roan Mountain, TN

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Carter County, especially the area around Roan Mountain, suffered from the effects of occupation during the war. Residents were divided in their support of the Union and the Confederacy, and raids were commonplace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Hobo Larry

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFouche Springs Engagement-"A perfect stampede" - Summertown TN

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The engagement of Fouche Springs, located near this crossroads in present-day Summertown, was some of the earliest significant fighting of the Hood Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/3/2020

last visited: never

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Historic FortsGrianan Aileach - County Donegal, Ireland

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A beautifully preserved hillfort atop the 244 high Greenan Mountain at Inishowen in County Donegal, Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsAuxvasse Nine Mile Presbyterian Church - Civil War - near Kingdom City, MO

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Civil War marker at this old Cemetery out in the rural farm land.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsMonument to the veterans of Chaco War - Sucre, Bolivia

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This monument can be seen in the main cemetery of Sucre, near the mausoleum of the veterans of Chaco War

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Bolivia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAn Army In Springfield-Federal Occupation - Springfield TN

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After the fall of Confederate Forts Henry and Donelson in 1862, Union forces occupied the county and made the town of Springfield a military base, where they guarded local roads and the Edgefield and Kentucky Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGuarding Springfield-The Federal Occupation - Springfield TN

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Early in the war, townswomen met at the Henry H. Kirk house, just north of here, to sew uniforms and blankets for Confederate soldiers after Kirk bought sewing machines and patterns in St. Louis, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Spring Hill-The Great Escape - Spring Hill TN

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By 3 p.m. on November 29, 1864, Union Gen. John M. Schofield realized that his command was in great danger. The bulk of his army was posted near Columbia, Tennessee, while Confederates Gen. John Bell Hood’s troops were north of him.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Rhea County Spartans-Women's Cavalry - Spring City TN

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In the summer of 1862, thirty young, socially prominent women organized a nonmilitary unit called the Spartans. Mary McDonald (age 28) gave herself the rank of captain, and her sister-in-law Caroline McDonald was first lieutenant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesAuxvasse Nine Mle Presbyterian Church - near Kingdom City, MO

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Civil War marker at this old Cemetery out in the rural farm land.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGrant at Cherry Mansion-"Gentlemen, the ball is in motion" - Savannah TN

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After the February 1862 Union victories at Forts Henry and Donelson, Gen. Don Carlos Buell’s army occupied Nashville while Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s army penetrated to Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDoe Creek Church and School-Brothers against Brothers - Sardis TN

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A classic example of the brother-against-brother feuds resulting from the Civil War began virtually in the shadows of the historic log Doe Creek Church and School.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTwin Defenses-Forts Randolph and Wright - Randolph TN

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The village of Randolph played a significant early role in the Confederate defense of the Mississippi River. Here in April 1861, the state built training camps for the Provisional Army of Tennessee that Gov. Isham G. Harris had established.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRosemont-The Political War Within the War - Gallatin TN

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Rosemont, a Greek Revival—style mansion completed in the 1840s, was the home of Judge Josephus Conn Guild, a state senator and representative who also served as a Lt. Colonel in the 2nd Tennessee Mounted Volunteers during the Seminole War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDeKalb County in the Civil War-A Country and a County Divided - Smithville TN

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DeKalb County differed from surrounding counties. A sizeable minority of its citizens opposed secession and voted against it in the June 8, 1861 referendum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJohnston's Last Bivouac "I would fight them if they were a million." - Shiloh TN

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This is the site of Confederate Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston's last bivouac. By the afternoon of April 5, 1862, his army's muddy, rain-delayed march from Corinth to attack Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's army at Pittsburgh Landing had taken far longer than anticipated.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDewitt Smith Jobe-Confederate Scout - Smyrna TN

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Rutherford County native DeWitt Smith Jobe was a member of Capt. Henry B. Shaw’s Coleman’s Scouts, a Confederate cavalry unit and spy network that served the Army of Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSam Davis Home-Confederate Martyr - Smyrna TN

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This is the Sam Davis Home, one of Tennessee’s most significant Confederate memorial properties. Samuel (“Sam”) Davis, born here in 1842, enlisted in the Rutherford Rifles (Co. I, 1st Tennessee Infantry) in 1861 and fought in western Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFielding Hurst and Purdy-Behaving Badly - Purdy TN

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Fifty yards north is the home (ca. 1856) of Union Col. Fielding Hurst, a slave owner but devout Unionist who raised the 6th Tennessee Cavalry during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDuval-Groves House-Camp Trousdale - Portland TN

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Groves family members shown in the photograph reminisced about soldiers who knocked on their doors (one died on that front step) and about nearby Camp Trousdale, a major Confederate training camp.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCold Spring School-Site of Camp Trousdale - Portland TN

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The camp was named for former governor William Trousdale of Gallatin. Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer (1812-1862) was its first commander, with his headquarters at the home of Thomas Buntin near the present Maple Hill Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJohnsonville Constructing a Military Depot - New Johnsonville TN

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As the Union military occupation spread over Middle Tennessee, Federal commanders needed a supply depot on the Tennessee River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLairdland Farm House-War and Romance - Cornersville TN

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Here on February 10, 1867, James Knox Polk Blackburn and Mary “Mackie” McMillan Laird were married on the porch of the Lairdland farm house. She was the daughter of Robert H. and Nancy Mildred Gordon Laird, who owned the thousand-acre farm called Lairdland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Johnsonville Up in Smoke - New Johnsonville TN

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Early in November 1864, part of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest’s 3,500-man command occupied the west bank of the Tennessee River opposite Johnsonville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: never

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsLa Commanderie de Moisy-le-Temple - Montigny-l'Allier, France

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[FR] La commanderie de Moisy constitue en ensemble architectural remarquable parmi toutes les commanderies picardes dont les vestiges nous sont parvenus. [EN] This remarkable commandery stands out among all of the vestiges of commanderies in Picardy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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