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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNiota Depot-Not "quiet and cozy" - Niota TN

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This brick depot was constructed in 1854 here in Niota, then known as Mouse Creek. It is the only Civil War–era depot surviving along the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad line.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBelle Meade Plantation-Change of Ownership - Nashville TN

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Confederate Gen. William Hicks “Billy” Jackson (1835–1903), who acquired Belle Meade Plantation after the war, served with distinction throughout the Western Theater of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBelle Meade Plantation-The Battle of Nashville - Nashville TN

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The family of William G. Harding, the owner of Belle Meade Plantation, had a front-row seat to the Battle of Nashville on December 15-16, 1864. Confederate Gen. James R. Chalmers, who served under Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, had his headquarters inside the house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWar on the Home Front-Belle Meade and Union Occupation - Nashville TN

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William Giles Harding, the owner of Belle Meade Plantation, was an ardent Confederate supporter who provided thousands of dollars to help arm Tennessee’s Confederate forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTravellers Rest "The proudest moment of my life" - Nashville TN

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On December 2, 1864, two days after the bloody Battle of Franklin, Confederate Gen. John Bell Hood established his headquarters here at Travellers Rest, the home of John Overton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Hanover - Hanover, PA

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The Battle of Hanover was a Civil War Battle fought in the middle of town in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/23/2020

last visited: 9/4/2009

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U.S. Civil War SitesMoore's Mill Battlefield - Calwood, MO

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A Battle between regular Union forces and Porter's Confederate recruits, considered guerrillas by the Federals

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/23/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesMass Grave Site - Calwood, MO

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24 of the dead are buried here, both North and South.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/23/2020

last visited: never

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Luftwaffe Radar RuinsFunkmeßortungsgeräte 73 Stützpunktgruppe - Blaavand, Danmark

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Radarbunkeren L485 ved Blåvands Huk...The radar bunker L485 at Blaavands Huk

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 6/18/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesOaklands Mansion-Watching from the Windows - Murfreesboro TN

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On the morning of July 13, 1862, Union Gen. Thomas T. Crittenden’s force at Murfreesboro was separated into three detachments. Col. William Duffield and the 9th Michigan Infantry were camped here at Oaklands, Lewis and Rachel Adeline Maney's house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/18/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEvergreen Cemetery-Confederate Circle - Murfreesboro TN

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The Confederate Circle at historic Evergreen Cemetery was established in 1890. The reburial of Confederate dead from across the county here took place the following year.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/18/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBragg's Headquarters-Fateful Decisions at Stones River - Murfreesboro TN

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The armies clashed on December 31, 1862 and a flank attack almost swept the Federals from the field. Rosecrans fended off attacks on January 2 and prepared to take the offensive. Bragg, his army exhausted, evacuated Murfreesboro the next day.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/18/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Bigby Greys-Story of Service - Mount Pleasant TN

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Here on the square, on April 20, 1861, a hundred local men under Capt. Daniel F. Wade were sworn into Confederate service as the Bigby Greys.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/18/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesThe almost forgotten airfield Keent - Keent, Noord-Brabant

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Planners of Operation Market Garden unfortunately overlook an airfield here. The first Allied planes only land here on Sep 25, 1944. A day later, the Americans fly in a huge amount material and personnel, too late for success of Market Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Appeltern

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 6/18/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesCrash site of William (Bill) Arthur Kalka - Balgoy, Gelderland

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This is the crash site of William (Bill) Arthur Kalka from The Royal New Zealand Airforce.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Appeltern

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 6/17/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLiberation Route Europa, Overlangel, Netherlands

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Het vergeten vliegveld - The forgotten airfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Appeltern

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 6/16/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHarris-Collier-Holland Farm-One Family's Story - McKenzie TN

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Albert Gallatin Harris purchased this farm in 1829 and built the present house in 1857. After camping on the land during the Civil War, Union troops ransacked the farm, killing or stealing all the livestock.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/16/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPottertown Bridge Burners-Unionists Pay the Ultimate Price - Mosheim TN

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When Tennessee left the Union in June 1861, Greene County was a hotbed of divided loyalties. Several Unionists, who crafted multi-colored earthenware pottery which is still highly valued, were among the occupants of the nearby community named “Pottertown.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/16/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattles of Blue Springs-Fighting on the Same Ground Twice - Mosheim TN

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On the morning of October 10, 1863, Union Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside’s campaign suddenly arrived at Blue Springs (present-day Mosheim) when Union cavalry attacked Confederate General John S. Williams’s troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/16/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesOccupation of McMinnville-Conflict on the Home Front - McMinnville TN

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The county’s resources and the Manchester and McMinnville Railroad made McMinnville a strategic location that attracted raids by Confederate Gens. Joseph Wheeler, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and Braxton Bragg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/15/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites(LEGACY) Confederate Park-Reunions and Memorials - Memphis TN

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Opened in 1906 as part of the Memphis Park and Parkway System, Confederate Park commemorates the Battle of Memphis.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/15/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCumberland CavernsSaltpeter Mine - McMinnville TN

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Even before Tennessee joined the Confederacy in 1861, officials examined the state’s caves for the nitrogen-containing compound called saltpeter, an essential ingredient in gunpowder.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/15/2020

last visited: never

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