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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Sailors Creek - Rice VA

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(Front): Battles of Sailors Creek April 6, 1865 (Back): In remembrance of the Confederate and Union Soldiers who fought in the surrounding hills with great honor and perseverance on April 6, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMarshall’s Crossroads-Lee’s Retreat - Rice VA

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April 6, 1865-Union cavalry found Confederate infantry posted here along the road to Rice’s Depot. While others fought along Little Sailor’s Creek at Hillsman’s farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesHillsman House-Lee’s Retreat - Jetersville VA

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April 6, 1865-Union forces assembled along this ridge while Confederate troops prepared on the opposite slope. Federal forces crossed Little Sailor’s Creek for a fierce battle which compelled many Southerners to surrender.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFarmville-Lee’s Retreat - Farmville VA

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April 7, 1865-The Confederate army marched through this tobacco town, followed by the Union army. Lee hoped to issue rations to his men here before turning south but was forced to flee across the Appomattox River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesClover Hill Tavern - Appomattox, VA

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In this tavern, printing of paroles for Confederate soldiers shortly after their surrender here on April 9, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesOld Appomattox Court House - Appomattox, VA

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The original site that the Civil War was planned to be ended in, but because it was closed on Sundays, it was moved a few hundred feet to the nearby McLean House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesMcLean House - Appomattox, VA

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The place where the Civil War officially ended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesWartime Landscape - Appomattox, VA

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Where Lee's army marched in defeat to the nearby court house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesRichmond-Lynchburg Stage Road - Appomattox, VA

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This is the road that General Lee planned to escape from the north, but eventually used it to go to the Appomattox Court House to end the war.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesAppomattox - Appomattox, VA

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A marker marking the Battle of Appomattox Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesA Strategic Delay - Appomattox, VA

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One of the last defenses made by Union before the war ended hours later.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesLast at Appomattox - Appomattox, VA

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A monument marks the site of where W.R.Cox of Grimes Division fired The Last shot of the American Civil War on April 9, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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U.S. Civil War Sites"Message of Peace" - Appomattox, VA

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Near the site of where Grant made a rough draft of his terms of surrender.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: 12/31/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesGrant's Pursuit - Appomattox, VA

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The site where Grant charged Lee, in the last moments of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: 12/31/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Appomattox Station - Appomattox, VA

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One of the last few battle sites of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: 12/31/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesDahlgren's Raid - Goochland, VA

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A Civil War site along Route 6, east of Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/1/2021

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesMidlothian Mines - Midlothian, VA

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The coal that was mined here was sent to Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond and was later used for Confederate forces during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/26/2021

last visited: 2/26/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMidlothian Coal Mines - Midlothian, VA

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The coal from the mine were used by the south for the production of cannons at the nearby Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2020

last visited: 8/8/2020

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U.S. Civil War SitesDigging In-Five Forks - Dinwiddie VA

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Just before noon on April 1, 1865, 10,000 Confederates under Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett arrived here at Five Forks. They immediately started digging and by mid-afternoon had constructed a rough earthwork that extended along the White Oak Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/7/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesDeath of Pegram-Five Forks Unit - Dinwiddie VA

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After fierce fighting, the Confederate positions around the intersection collapsed. In the melee fell Colonel Pegram, mortally wounded in the side. Just 23 years old, Pegram had survived all of the Army of Northern Virginia’s major battles

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/7/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Five Forks - Dinwiddie VA

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Here at Five Forks on April 1, 1865 10,000 Confederates, commanded by General Pickett, were overwhelmed by about 50,000 Federal troops, led by General Sheridan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/7/2020

last visited: 1/15/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Five Forks - Dinwiddie VA

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On April 1, 1865, at this obscure county crossroads, that Confederate line finally stretched to its breaking point.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/7/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Union Cavalry Attacks - Dinwiddie VA

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On March 31, 1865, Union cavalry under Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan retreated down this road to Dinwiddie Court House, driven by Pickett’s Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/7/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of White Oak Road The Walking Trail - Petersburg VA

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Welcome to the Civil War Preservation Trust’s White Oak Road Battlefield! The battlefield walking trail is a two-thirds-of-a-mile path that takes you past six wayside signs interpreting the 1865 battle, the remains of the Confederate earthworks.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/2/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of White Oak Road Four Years of War, Ten Months of Siege - Petersburg VA

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Though his lines grew thinner every day from illness, battle casualties, and desertion, Lee could not abandon Petersburg. Petersburg was the gateway to Richmond, and the capital of the Confederacy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/2/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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