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Image for A Humanitarian Act Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Marietta GAview gallery

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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 SitesThe Federals' Final Rally Turns the Tide - Murfreesboro TN

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Imagine the narrow belt of land between the Nashville Pike you see ahead and the railroad tracks just behind it jammed with 30,000 soldiers, dozens of cannon, and endless wagons.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGod has granted us a Happy New Year! - Murfreesboro TN

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God has granted us a Happy New Year! Braxton Bragg, general commanding the Army of the Tennessee, in a telegram to Confederate President Jefferson Davis

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/4/2020

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 SitesWhy Fight Here?-Stones River Battlefield - Murfreesboro TN

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Here in the quiet fields and forests along Stones River outside Murfreesboro, two great armies fought - and spilled the blood of tens of thousands of Americans in one of the most costly battles of the Civil War. Why here?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 2/24/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesStand Fast! The Pioneer Brigade - Murfreesboro TN

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In the Army of the Cumberland, a brigade of pioneers handled all the army’s pick, shovel and ax work for building roads and bridges. Officers picked two men from every company of every regiment in the army for this duty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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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 SitesForrest Chases Streight - Walnut Grove, Alabama

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This historic monument marks the campsite where General Forrest's troops stayed the night before their running battle with Colonel Streight's men in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 7/31/2009

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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 SitesSam Davis Gravesite - Smyrna TN

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He was told that if information were not forthcoming, the Federals would hang him as a spy. Sam refused to cooperate, claiming he was a scout and a courier, not a spy. He was swiftly tried and hanged on November 27, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/26/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGen. Robert Hopkins Hatton (1826-1862) - Lebanon TN

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Gen. Robert Hopkins Hatton (1826-1862) Born in Ohio, moved to Lebanon, Tennessee to attend Cumberland University. Passed the bar in 1850, elected to the State Legislature in 1855 and to the United States Congress in 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/24/2020

last visited: 2/18/2022

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