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War brought profound changes to the Chandler family, Fairfield, and the slaves who toiled on the plantation. Three of Thomas Chandler’s sons enlisted in the Confederate army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/8/2020

last visited: 7/3/2022

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Jackson's death fell heaviest on Gen. Robert E. Lee. He had come to rely on Jackson to carry out his plans, and Jackson had seldom failed him. "Such an executive officer the sun never shone on," Lee once said of his subordinate.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/8/2020

last visited: 7/3/2022

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Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson died of pneumonia at Fairfield in May 1863 after being wounded at Chancellorsville, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/30/2012

last visited: 7/3/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesPelham's Corner - Fredericksburg VA

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Although greatly outnumbered, the Gallant Pelham delayed thousands of Union soldiers from attacking the Jackson Corps at the Battle of Fredericksburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/12/2012

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesLee's Headquarters - Spotsylvania Courthouse VA

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A block of granite marks where General Robert E. Lee had his headquarters set up during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/29/2011

last visited: 12/15/2014

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Site of Robert E. Lee's Command Post during the Battle of Fredericksburg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/19/2017

last visited: 5/24/2019

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U.S. Civil War SitesHarrison House - Spotsylvania Court House VA

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A family home was caught in the middle of the battle at Spotsylvania Court House and served as temporary Confederate headquarters for Gen. Robert E. Lee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesMcCoull Spring - Spotsylvania Court House VA

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The McCoull farm suffered severe damage during the fighting at Bloody Angle, but their spring was a valuable source of water to the Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2012

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe McCoull House - Spotsylvania Court House VA

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The McCoull house and farm got caught in the crossfire during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House in May 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesLandram Farm - Spotsylvania Court House VA

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The Landram Farm was turned into a bloody killing field during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesFredericksburg Campaign - Fredericksburg, Virginia

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December 13, 1862. On this ridge, called Marye's Heights, blazed the cannon of Col. J.B. Walton's Louisiana battalion, the Washington Artillery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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With Richmond as his objective, Gen. Ambrose Burnside started the Federal Army of the Potomac from Warrenton on November 15, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesSpotsylvania Campaign - Spotsylvania VA

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May 10, 1864. Here along the west face of the Confederate Salient, or "Mule Shoe," Dole's Brigade of Ewell's II Corps had been alert all afternoon. At 6 p.m., when Federal cannonading ceased, it seemed the day would end quietly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/13/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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This road leads to the Landram House ruin. In the days of the Civil War it was a small whitewashed dwelling built of squared logs and heated by stone-chimneyed fireplaces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/13/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFredericksburg Battlefield - Fredericksburg VA

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Before you looms Marye's Heights, a key point in the two major Civil War battles. At the base of the heights, bordered by a stone wall, lies the Sunken Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/13/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFerry Farm - Fredericksburg, VA

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Ferry Farm became a combat zone on Dec. 11, 1862, the first day of the battle of Fredericksburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/9/2011

last visited: 12/8/2012

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U.S. Civil War SitesStephens House - Fredericksburg VA

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Martha Stephens' house was caught in the crossfire during the Battle of Fredericksburg, but she refused to leave and administered aid to the fallen.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2011

last visited: 7/1/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesInnis House - Fredericksburg VA

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A small frame home was caught in the line of fire during the Battle of Fredericksburg and bears the scars 150 years later.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2011

last visited: 7/1/2022

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This photograph was taken shortly after the Confederates in the foreground were killed on May 3, 1863. This graphic depiction of the human debris of battle is one of the most revealing post-battle photos from the Civil War years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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December 13, 1862. About 100 yards to the south Georgia’s Gen. T.R.R. Cobb fell mortally within sight of his mother’s girlhood home. He died at the roadside dwelling of Mrs. Martha Stevens.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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December 13, 1862. The Washington Artillery of New Orleans was posted around the Marye House here on Marye's Heights. Col. J. B. Walton, the commanding officer, had his headquarters in the house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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May 10,1864. After a day of sporadic fighting, the Federal high command sent Col. Emory Upton and twelve picked regiments of the VI Corps to strike the west face of the Confederate Salient.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/13/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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May 8, 1864. Here began the second delay on Grant's bloody road to Richmond. Having failed to crush Lee in the Wilderness, the Federals attempted to outflank the Confederates by way of Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/13/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesSpotsylvania Campaign-Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park - Spotsylvania VA

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May 9-14, 1864. The village of Spotsylvania Court House, two miles farther down the Brock Road, became of utmost temporary importance, since it now protected Lee's communications with Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/13/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Death of Sedgwick - Spotsylvania VA

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Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick, commander of the Sixth Corps, was one of the most popular senior officers in the Army of the Potomac.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/13/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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