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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMilitary Occupation-A Bitter Pill to Swallow - Charleston WV

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Union and Confederate forces occupied Charleston several times during the Civil War. The town was placed under martial law, and loyalties among the residents were divided.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: never

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Leading a combined command of infantry, cavalry, and horse artillery, Loring struck at Federal forces in the Kanawha River Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCamp Hopkins-Memorial to a Friend - Hedgesville WV

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In December 1862, Union Gen. Benjamin F. Kelley stationed detachments of the 54th Pennsylvania and 1st West Virginia Infantry regiments here to guard and repair the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, a main supply route between the Ohio River and the national capital region.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCharleston 's Civil War Sites-The Past is Present - Charleston WV

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Two significant dwellings that stood elsewhere during the Civil War have been relocated to this park for public use:

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBurning Springs Oil Field - Burning Springs WV

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On May 9, 1863, Confederate Gen. William E. “Grumble” Jones led his cavalrymen here to Burning Springs (Oiltown) before continuing southeast.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPresidential Presence-Tending to Family, Fort, and Ferry - Charleston WV

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Camp White, the main Union camp at Charleston, was located directly across the Kanawha River from here. Col. Rutherford B. Hayes, 23rd Ohio Infantry, occupied the camp and Charleston in March 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJenkins in Buckhannon-The Raiders Strike - Buckhannon WV

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Confederate Gen. Albert G. Jenkins and his cavalry halted a few miles east of Buckhannon on the Staunton and Parkersburg Turnpike on August 30, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMcClellan's Buckhannon Camp Prelude to Rich Mountain - Buckhannon WV

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In one of the first important Union victories of the Civil War, on July 11, 1861, Union Gen. George B. McClellan’s forces defeated part of Confederate Gen. Robert S Garnett’s command east of here at Rich Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesHenry Patterson House - Keslers Cross Lanes WV

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Built in the 1850's by Mr. Patterson, this house was caught between opposing armies during the Battle of Carnifex Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/13/2020

last visited: never

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Seeking to gain a foothold in Western Virginia from which to conduct military operations, Gen. John B. Floyd, C.S.A. with approx. 1,800 troops established Camp Gauley here on the Patterson Farm about one mile from Carnifex Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/13/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Bulltown- "Come and take us" - Napier WV

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On the hill in front of you are two fortifications that Union Gen. George B. McClellan ordered constructed late in1861. They guarded the wooden covered bridge located here on the Weston and Gauley Bridge Turnpike.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFight at Bloomery Gap-A Futile Affair - Bloomery WV

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A militia brigade under Col. Jacob Sencendiver, 67th Virginia Militia, occupied Bloomery Gap to threaten the railroad and Union-occupied territory near the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRandolph County Jail-Confining the "Bogus State Sheriff" - Beverly WV

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Encountering Sheriff Jesse Frank Phares on the same mission for the town’s Union Garrison, Harding fired and wounded Phares as he fled back to Beverly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBarboursville Engagement-Fighting for the Kanawha Valley - Barboursville WV

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Confederate Gen. Henry A. Wise’s army occupied the Lower Kanawha Valley in June 1861. Union Gen. George B. McClellan assigned the task of driving them out to Gen. Jacob D. Cox, who massed his troops in Gallipolis, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEngagement at Arnoldsburg Divided Loyalties - Arnoldsburg WV

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Early in 1862, the 11th West Virginia Infantry in Spencer established an outpost here in Arnoldsburg to suppress Confederate guerilla activity.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTyree Tavern-Confederate and Union Headquarters - Ansted WV

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During his and Gen. Henry Alexander Wise’s unsuccessful Kanawha Valley campaign, Confederate Gen. John B. Floyd made his headquarters here, August 17-18, 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2020

last visited: never

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Tennessee Civil War Discovery Trail marker in Rogersville, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/11/2020

last visited: 8/11/2020

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Tennessee Civil War Discovery Trail marker on courthouse lawn in Rogersville, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/11/2020

last visited: 8/11/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWestlake Cemetery-Burial Place of Julia Jackson - Ansted WV

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This is one of the earliest identified cemeteries west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cemetery is best known for the grave of Julia Beckwith Neale Jackson Woodson, the mother of Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/10/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesMidlothian Coal Mines - Midlothian, VA

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The coal from the mine were used by the south for the production of cannons at the nearby Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2020

last visited: never

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The ruins of the Chateau de Talmont. Les ruines du Chateau de Talmont.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 8/6/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War site located in front of the Loudoun campus of Northern Virginia Community College

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsChalmette Battlefield Monument - Chalmette, LA

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The Chalmette Battlefield Monument is located in the Chalmette Battlefield section of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. The Battle of New Orleans took place here in 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Louisiana

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of the Three Trees - Galveston, TX

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Definitely one of the lesser known battles fought in the state of Texas, but interesting due to one of the "commanders" - the pirate Jean Lafitte.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle 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: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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