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U.S. Civil War SitesLocomotive "General" - Kennesaw GA

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This tablet marks the spot at which the LOCOMOTIVE "GENERAL" was captured by Andrews' Raiders morning of April 12th, 1862

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/15/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesWilliam A. Fuller - Kennesaw GA

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As conductor on the state - owned Western & Atlantic R.R. he led the pursuing party that, after a 90-mile chase -- in which three locomotives were used -- recaptured the locomotive General which had been seized at Big Shanty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/15/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesClash at Kennesaw-Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Kennesaw GA

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June 27, 1864, dawned hot and muggy. Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman’s 100,000-man Union army faced Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s 65,000 Confederates entrenched along an eight mile front from Kennesaw Mountain south.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/24/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesInterlocking Defenses-Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield - Marietta GA

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This artillery redoubt protected part of Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne’s Confederate division. From here Southern trenches zigzagged to the left and right for miles, with cannon batteries placed at key positions.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/24/2020

last visited: 10/31/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesA Humanitarian Act Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Marietta GA

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After each Union assault on June 27, hundreds of casualties were left between the lines. By afternoon, wounded Union soldiers lying helpless near here faced a new danger; flames, started by the battle’s gunfire, crept steadily toward them.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/24/2020

last visited: 10/31/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesKennesaw House-Symbol of Marietta's History - Marietta GA

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On the night of April 11, 1862, Federal agent James J. Andrews of Kentucky, civilian William H. Campbell of Ohio, and eighteen Ohio Federal soldiers dressed as civilians slept here, two others stayed nearby, but oversleep.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/25/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesHistoric Earthworks-Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Marietta GA

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The mounds are the remains of earthworks defended by the Confederate Army of Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/24/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCamouflaged Cannons-Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Marietta

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Tennessee cannoneers positioned two 12-pounder howitzers within this redoubt. Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Cheatham ordered these artillery crews to camouflage the earthen mounds with cut underbrush and to hold their fire unless attacked.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/24/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesField Fortifications-Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Marietta GA

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Confederate engineers and work crews started digging earthworks around Kennesaw Mountain a few days before their army fell back to this position on June 19. For the next week Southern soldiers improved their earthwork defenses despite constant rain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/25/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Kolb's Farm - June 22, 1864 - Marietta GA

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On June 22, 1864, Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston sent Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood's 13,000 troops down Powder Springs Road to stop the Federal army's threat to his flank.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/24/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesKolb House-Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Marietta GA

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The only surviving structure of about a dozen farms, mills and churches existing within the park at the time of the Civil War. The house sustained light damage during the battle of Kolb’s Farm, June 22, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/24/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesHistoric McKelvey House-Cartersville, Georgia

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A hidden marker north of Cartersville, Georgia. Decisions made here affected later developments in the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 3/15/2008

last visited: 4/30/2008

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U.S. Civil War SitesOld Cassville Presbyterian Church

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One of three churches in Cassville, GA. NOT burned by General Sherman in his march to the sea. This church is located on Cassville Road just off US Hwy 41 in Cassville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/26/2007

last visited: 8/26/2007

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U.S. Civil War SitesSite of the Confederate Commissary – Atlanta, GA.

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Site of the Confederate Commissary in Atlanta, GA, during the years 1863 – 64. The Candler Building built by Coca-Cola magnate Asa Griggs Candler where John Wesley Dobbs Ave joins Peachtree Street now occupies this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/4/2010

last visited: 9/14/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesTransfer of Command - Atlanta GA

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Under orders from President Davis, on July 17, 1864, General Joseph E. Johnston, the masterful tactician and soldier, relinquished command of the Army of Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Seige of Atlanta - Atlanta GA

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Following these sanguinary Battle of July 22, 1864, enemy entrenched himself to the east and south of Atlanta. Then began the long and fearful seige which, lasting for six weeks, was veritably a reign of terror.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Evacuation of Atlanta - Atlanta GA

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On July 30, 1864, General Hood, retaining Stewart´s corps in Atlanta, sent Hardee and Lee to Jonesboro to dispossess the enemy whose seizure of the railway at this point was ominous of the approaching end.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/31/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFirst Confederate Hospital of the Civil War

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Site of the first Confederate Hospital of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/10/2007

last visited: 11/5/2008

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Jonesborough - Jonesboro GA

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The Battle of Jonesborough (August 31–September 1, 1864) was fought between Union Army forces led by William Tecumseh Sherman and Confederate forces under William J. Hardee during the Atlanta Campaign in the American Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/17/2022

last visited: 9/16/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesPatrick R. Cleburne Cemetery - Jonesboro, GA

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Confederate Cemetery located in Jonesboro, GA.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: 9/16/2022

Image for The Crawford-Dorsey House "In The Midst Of Battles" - Hampton GAview gallery

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Crawford-Dorsey House "In The Midst Of Battles" - Hampton GA

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In late July 1864, the War Between the States had brought action literally to his doorstep. On the morning of July 29, 1864, McCook’s U.S. raiders moved on Lovejoy’s Station. During the raid, Union soldiers paid their first visit to the Dorsey House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/17/2022

last visited: 9/15/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe "Right Flank" on the McDonough Road - Hampton GA

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Confederate Lt. General John Bell Hood, inside the fortifications of Atlanta, realizes that the last remaining railroad line that supplied Atlanta would be cut and Atlanta would have to be abandoned.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites"The Old Bronze Gentleman of Lovejoy's Station" - Hampton GA

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Kilpatrick’s troopers were soon surrounded at Lovejoy’s station and they were forced to fall back. Kilpatrick’s cavalry retreated eastward on the McDonough road and reformed on a ridge located just west of Nash farm.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesKilpatrick's Raid at the Nash Farm - Hampton GA

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As the last of Minty’s skirmishers withdrew, Kilpatrick and Eli Murray realign King’s 3rd and 5th Kentucky to confront the quiescent Confederate infantry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesWilliam Little House-Walker County, Ga

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House located in rural north west Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/13/2008

last visited: 12/29/2010

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