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After Unionists burned several East Tennessee railroad bridges on November 9, 1861, Confederate engineer Colonel Danville Leadbetter soon arrived to rebuild the brides and capture the perpetrators.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/26/2020

last visited: never

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Mansion in downtown Greeneville that has hosted presidents - and Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan for his last night living.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/29/2009

last visited: 12/29/2018

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On September 3-4, 1864, Lt.Col. William H. Ingerton led the 13th Tennessee Cavalry (USA) to Greeneville's outskirts, where he learned that Gen.John Hunt Morgan was at the Dickson-Williams Mansion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/26/2020

last visited: 6/27/2020

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The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site is located in Greeneville, Tennessee and consists of a Museum/Tailor Shop, his home and the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/12/2007

last visited: 2/23/2005

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTusculum College President Andrew Johnson Museum & Library - Greeneville TN

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During the 1861 secession debates, Greene County was mostly Unionist, but Tusculum College students were divided. Before the June secession vote, then-U.S. Sen. Johnson spoke in Greeneville in support of the Union.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/26/2020

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 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 SitesThe Greeneville Convention - Greene County, TN

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During the Civil War, political divisions deeply scared the residents of East Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Hobo Larry

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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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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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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A Civil War Discovery Trails sign palced in 2016 by the Tennessee Civil War Trails in Surgoinsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/17/2017

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMarshall-Divided Loyalties - Marshall NC

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On May 13, 1861, voters gathered here in Marshall, the Madison County seat, to elect a delegate for the Secession Convention to be held in Raleigh.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/27/2020

last visited: never

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Union and Confederate forces in Sullivan County battled to control the East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad and Holston River, strategically vital transportation routes for moving soldiers and supplies.

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 SitesMars Hill College Strategic Location, Divided Loyalties - Mars Hill in Madison County, North Carolina

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Marker is in Mars Hill, North Carolina, in Madison County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 1/5/2010

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesKimbrough's Crossroads-Confederate Surprise - Talbot TN

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Two days after Union Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis’s cavalry divisions occupied Dandridge on January 14, 1864, he ordered his division commanders to reconnoiter and secure the countryside at Long Creek on Chucky Road and here at Kimbrough’s Crossroads.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Kingsport, Tn.

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A Civil War Trails marker located at the battle of kingsport site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/27/2010

last visited: 12/31/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLandon Carter Haynes-Confederate Senator - Johnson City TN

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Following the election of Abraham Lincoln as president in November 1860, Haynes argued strongly for Tennessee’s secession from the Union. The following October, the General Assembly chose Haynes as one of the state’s senators for the Confederate Congress, where he served from 1862 to 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/7/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Hay's Ferry-Fighting for Food - Dandridge TN

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Hay’s Ferry once operated near here. The landscape you see now was quite different during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/18/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Bean's Station-Opportunity Lost - Bean Station TN

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When Shackelford camped near Bean’s Station north of the Holston River, Longstreet decided to turn and destroy the Union force. Before you is the battle site, partly covered by Cherokee Lake in 1940; some earthworks remain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/8/2020

last visited: never

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Tennessee Civil War Trail marker for a battle at Blant’s Hill in Dandridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/23/2019

last visited: 8/17/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAttack on Dandridge-Judicious Withdrawal - Dandridge TN

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Downtown Dandridge was a chaotic place on January 17, 1864, as it appeared that a full-scale battle was about to develop.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/18/2020

last visited: never

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Burnsville exemplified western North Carolinians’ divided loyalties. Yancey County was evenly split on the secession issue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/17/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMossy Creek Engagement-Bending but not Breaking - Jefferson City TN

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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: 6/1/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrothers In Service - Zebulon and Robert Vance Brithplace - Weaverville - NC

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Marker is near Weaverville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on Reems Creek Road (State Road 1003), on the right when traveling north.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 8/22/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Blountville, TN

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Federal guns on Cemetery Hill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/11/2012

last visited: 7/9/2013

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