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Image for Martin Cheairs Home Headquarters of Confederate General Earl Van Dorn - Spring Hill TNview gallery

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U.S. Civil War SitesMartin Cheairs Home Headquarters of Confederate General Earl Van Dorn - Spring Hill TN

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In Spring 1863, Confederate Major General Earl Van Dorn established the headquarters of his cavalry command of the Army of the Mississippi at Spring Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/28/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesSpring Hill, Tennessee ~ November 29, 1864 - Spring Hill TN

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In 1864, Spring Hill was a small, prosperous farming community. Although the town had been occupied by both Confederate and Federal forces at various times, it had not been seriously impacted by the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/28/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesEwell Farm-Spring Hill Battlefield - Spring Hill TN

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On a knoll just southwest of the railroad depot is the antebellum home of the widow Lizinka Brown. Her son, Campbell Brown was a staff officer with Confederate General Richard S. Ewell of the Army of Northern Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesNashville and Decatur Railroad - Spring Hill TN

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In the fall of 1864, this railroad was used as a major supply line for Union garrisons throughout Tennessee, north Alabama and north Georgia, Spring Hill was an important wood and water stop on this railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesLeft of the Union Defensive Position Opdycke's Brigade Line - Spring Hill TN

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At approximately 12:30 p.m. on November 29, 1864, Col. Emerson Opdycke’s veteran brigade known unofficially as “Opdycke’s tigers,” marching in the lead of Wagner’s division, swept through Spring Hill to secure the town from Confederate cavalry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesForrest's 3:00 p.m. Cavalry Attack - Spring Hill TN

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As Forrest's cavalry fought their way to the outskirts of Spring Hill by 2:30 p.m., they observed Brigadier General George Wagner's division marching into the town. Forrest, aggressive as ever, determined to attack quickly to seize the town and pike.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesSchofield's Retreat Night of November 29-30 - Spring Hill TN

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For a number of reasons, Major General John Schofield had been tardy in evacuating his position at Columbia and retreating to Franklin. Although starting late, the Federal army performed a well planned and executed retreat.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesConfederate Movements After Sunset November 29, 1864 - Spring Hill TN

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After the sun set, Confederate plans began to quietly fall apart. Hood appeared confident that Forrest held the pike north of Spring Hill, and thus was not unduly concerned with cutting the pike south of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesOaklawn The Absalom Thompson House - Spring Hill TN

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Hood's Headquarters- Late in the afternoon of November 29, 1864, Hood established the headquarters of the Army of Tennessee at this location. Hood spent part of the evening sitting on a log near the fish pond of the house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMcGavock Confederate Cemetery - Franklin TN

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After the Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864, the Union Army withdrew into Nashville. Casualties of over 8,000 Union and Confederate soldiers lay upon the field.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/15/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesAttack On The Union Left - Franklin TN

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Confederate Regiments from Brig. Gen. Thomas Scott's, Brig. Gen. John Adams', and Brig. Gen. Winfield Featherstons's Brigades of Maj. Gen. William Loring's Division advanced under artillery fire through this northwestern parcel of Carnton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/14/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Granger - Franklin TN

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In the spring of 1863, Federal forces commanded by Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger occupied Franklin. Construction of major fortifications began under the direction of Capt. W. E. Merrill, the largest of them being placed on Figuers Bluff.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/14/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Nashville - Redoubt No. 1

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This is Redoubt No. 1, which was on the left end of the confederate attack line on Dec. 15, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member cgeek

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: 3/22/2009

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Negley

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Fort Negley was involved in one of the last battles of the Civil War, the Battle of Nashville. This partially restored fort is located near downtown Nashville, TN.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 1milehighwalker

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/26/2007

last visited: 7/25/2022

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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 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 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 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 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 SitesBattle at Stones River-Fortress Rosecrans - Murfreesboro TN

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You are here at Fortress Rosecrans. After the battle of Stones River, Union troops fortified a vast area just outside downtown Murfreesboro. They named their fortress for their popular commander, General William S. Rosecrans.

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 SitesFortress Rosecrans-Stones River National Battlefield - Murfreesboro TN

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Constructed in 1863 after the Battle of Stones River, Fortress Rosecrans protected the huge Union supply depot at Murfreesboro. The nearly three miles of earthworks enclosed about 200 acres of storehouses, blockhouses, and powder magazines.

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 SitesBattle at Stones River-Nashville Pike - Murfreesboro TN

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Stones River National Battlefield preserves some key portions of the ground where two great armies of Americans - some 81,000 men - clashed with each other. Their bitter, three-day struggle erupted on New Year's Eve 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 2/25/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle at Stones River-Redoubt Brannan - Murfreesboro TN

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You are here at Redoubt Brannan-This remnant of Redoubt Brannan and the extensive earthworks found south of Lytle Creek are today preserved as parts of Stones River National Battlefield.

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 SitesRedoubt Brannan Fortress Rosecans - Murfreesboro TN

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The Civil War earthwork you see here was just a small part of Fortress Rosecrans. Almost three miles of earthworks, blockhouses, and cannon protected the railroad, warehouses, and ammunition magazines.

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 SitesCourthouse Square - Murfreesboro, TN

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There are several markers on the square for activities at different dates here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/31/2022

last visited: never

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