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U.S. Civil War SitesUnited States Colored Troops at Johnsonville - New Johnsonville TN

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United States Colored Troops formed the majority of Johnsonville's garrison. They played a crucial role in the construction of the depot and its defensive works.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesNashville and Northwestern Railroad - New Johnsonville TN

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Before you is the old railbed of the Nashville and Northwestern Railroad. In 1863, the Union army extended the railroad to the Tennessee River, creating a reliable and secure supply line between the Ohio River and Nashville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Town of Johnsonville - New Johnsonville TN

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A civilian community grew up beside the army supply depot, providing goods and services to soldiers and civilian workers during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Union Supply Depot - New Johnsonville TN

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Johnsonville was a vital cog in the Union war machine. At this busy, noisy, sprawling complex of wharves, docks, warehouses and corrals the work of war continued unabated. Steamboats crowded the wharf.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Tennessee River in the Civil War - New Johnsonville TN

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Steamboats and gunboats could move freely from Paducah to Alabama, bringing supplies and soldiers to whichever side controlled the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites16th Tenn. Reg’t. C.S.A. - McMinnville TN

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In memory of those members of the 16th Tenn. Reg’t C.S.A. killed in battle, whose names are inscribed hereon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Cowan TN

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On 4 July 1863 Union Major General Philip Sheridan’s 3rd Division (McCook’s XX Corps) was stationed here in Cowan. This was the deepest advance of Union infantry in the Tullahoma Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/13/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Anatomy of a Campaign - Cowan TN

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In late June of 1863, Union Major General William S. Rosecrans launched a massive offensive from his base in Murfreesboro in an attempt to drive Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s 43,000-man Army of Tennessee from its entrenchments at Shelbyvill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/13/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesWhite Hall 1878

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December 24, 1824 Col. James White founded the town of Whitesburg, AL south of Huntsville on the Tennessee River. Whitesburg was burned by Union troops during the Civil War and never rebuilt.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member krsmith2

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/9/2012

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesRice House - Dover TN

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Site of Gen. Gideon Pillow's headquarters where on the night of February 15, 1862, the principle Confederate commanders met to decide the fate of Fort Donelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesRice House-Decision to Surrender - Dover TN

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At 1:30 a.m., February 16, 1862, at a final council of war in the Rice house Confederate Generals Floyd, Pillow, and Buckner decided that their failed breakout attempt meant that surrender was inevitable.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites13,000 Prisoners - Dover TN

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Thirteen thousand dejected Confederate defenders of Fort Donelson huddled here against the cold on February 16, 1862. They had fought long and hard against Grant's forces and did not consider themselves defeated.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesDover Hotel-Surrender House - Dover TN

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After Buckner accepted what he called Grant's "ungenerous and unchivalrous" terms of surrender, the two generals met here to work out the details. Their conversation was friendly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesHallowed Ground - Dover TN

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Fort Donelson National Cemetery was established in 1867 as the final resting place for Union soldiers and sailors who died during the Civil War and were buried in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCemetery Lodge - Dover TN

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This 1877 house served as office and quarters for the cemetery keeper until 1931. The design of the building is Second Empire (French), from the reign of Napoleon III (1852-1870).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesHolding the Outer Lines - Dover TN

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The remains of the trenches you see here are part of the outer line of defenses that protected Fort Donelson against land attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFederal Troops and Casualties at Fort Donelson U.S.A. - Dover TN

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McClearnand's Division strength 8000, killed 311, wounded 1058, missing 183 - Aggregate 1552

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesConfederate Troops and Casualties at Fort Donelson C.S.A. - Dover TN

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Buckner's Division strength 3425, killed 51*, wounded 314*, missing 41 - Aggregate 406*

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Donelson - Dover TN

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Here the Union won its first major victory of the Civil War. The surrender of Fort Donelson, along with the capture of Forts Henry and Heiman, forced the Confederacy to abandon Nashville and give up southern Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesConfederate Monument-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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Because they had fought against the United States, Confederate dead were not reburied in the National Cemetery. This monument erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy is a memorial for those men. It was dedicated in 1933.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesLife at Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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"We lived luxuriously in comfortable tents and log huts," one Fort Donelson soldier wrote in the more tranquil days before cold weather set in and the armies clashed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesUnion Camp - Dover TN

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The weather was bitterly cold and, as the soldiers of General Smith's division lay tentless and fireless along this ridgeline the night of February 15, 1862, an icy wind made sleep impossible.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesLauman's Brigade-C.F. Smith's Division - Dover TN

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On February 15, 1862, about 2 p.m., this brigade received orders to assault the extreme right of the Confederate position. The 2d Iowa led the attack and was closely followed by the 52d Indiana, temporarily attached to this brigade.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGun Positions-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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The four mounds in this section of the water batteries are some of the first structures built to defend the river. The Confederates mounted three 32-pounder cannon here but moved them before the gunboat attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe River Batteries-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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C.S.A. The River Batteries Captain Joseph Dixon (Killed) Captain Jacob Culbertson Commander-The lower water battery established at this point mounted eight 32-pounder guns and one 10-inch columbiad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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