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U.S. Civil War SitesUnion Redoubt #3 - Stafford VA

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A monument marks the location of a Union fort in Brooke VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/25/2011

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesMedal of Honor Recipients-Burkittsville, MD

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In July 1862 Congress authorized the president to present medals to soldiers of the United States for gallant and meritorious service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/4/2017

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTroup Light Artillery - Burkittsville MD

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Organized in 1858 as the National Artillery, this unit changed its name to the Troup Light Artillery in honor of the former Georgia governor George W. Troup. It became a part of Cobb’s Legion when the war began.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesPadgett’s Field: Confederate Last Stand - Burkittsville MD

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On September 14, 1862, this area was an open field belonging to George W. Padgett. A wooden, rail fence lined the road on the east. A low, stone wall bordered the field to the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBurial: A Most Disagreeable Task - Burkittsville MD

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The treatment of soldiers killed in action depended on which army held the battlefield after the guns fell silent. At South Mountain a few men from each Union regiment were assigned to burial details.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Stage is Set - Burkittsville MD

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On the evening of September 13, 1862, Confederate cavalry under Brigadier General Wade Hampton and Colonel Thomas Munford occupied the Crampton’s Gap/Burkittsville vicinity.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBartlett Leads the Way - Burkittsville MD

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Colonel Joseph J. Bartlett, the Commander of the Second Brigade of Franklin’s First Division, found himself in a curious position. As a brigade commander, Bartlett chose both the field across which Franklin’s Corps would attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesSixth Army Corps (C.P.4) - Burkittsville MD

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The Sixth Corps consisted of two Divisions commanded by Major Generals H. W. Slocum and W. F. Smith.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBetween September 4th and 7th, 1862, the Army of Northern Virginia (C.P.1) - Burkittsville MD

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Between September 4th and 7th, 1862, the Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, Commanding, crossed the Potomac near Leesburg, and occupied Frederick, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMaj. Gen. Lafayette McLaws' Command (C.P.2) - Burkittsville MD

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McLaws’ Command consisted of Kershaw’s, Barksdale’s, Semmes’ and Cobb’s Brigades of his own Division and R. H. Anderson’s Division of six Brigades-Wilcox’s, Mahone’s, Featherston’s, Armistead’s, Wright’s and Pryor’s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCrampton’s Pass Tablet C.P. 3 - Burkittsville MD

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(September 14, 1862) Upon the approach of the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac, from Jefferson, Col. T. T. Munford, Commanding Cavalry Brigade, prepared to dispute its advance through this Pass.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFirst New Jersey Brigade - Burkittsville MD

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Late in the afternoon the brigade advanced from the fields north and west of Burkittsville, charged up the mountain, carried this point and followed the enemy to the west foot of the mountain. Loss in the brigade 40 killed, 134 wounded.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesWar Correspondents Memorial Arch-Walking Tour Stop 7 - Burkettsville MD

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This stone Arch, the culmination of Townsend's architectural endeavors was built in 1896 as a permanent memorial to newspaper correspondents, artists, and photographers of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Maryland Campaign of 1862 - Burkittsville MD

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On September 4, 1862, General Robert E. Lee, hoping to shorten the war by winning a decisive victory on Northern soil, crossed the Potomac River into Maryland. Lee planned to draw the Army of the Potomac through South Mountain into Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Lost Orders - Burkittsville MD

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No other document of the Civil War has generated so much controversy as Lee's Special Orders No. 191. These “Lost Orders” detailed the movements of Lee’s army for the operation against Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMell Rifles & Troup Light Artillery - Burkittsville MD

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The Mell Rifles, Co. D, Cobb’s Legion Infantry, was raised in Athens, GA. in July 1861, by Patrick Hues Mell, Baptist minster and Vice Chancellor of the University of Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCobb’s Brigade McLaw’s Division C.S.A./Lt. Col. Jefferson M. Lamar & Cobb's Georgia Legion - Burkittsville MD

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Side 1: At 1 P.M. on September 14, 1862, Cobb’s Brigade under Gen. Howell Cobb of Athens, GA. marched from Sandy Hook to Brownsville at the west foot of South Mountain. Side 2: Col. Thomas R.R. Cobb (brother of Howell Cobb) organized Cobb’s Legion in August 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCapture of Harper's Ferry No. 5 - Harpers Ferry, WV

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One of 5 tablets depicting the events of the Civil War in Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/15/2021

last visited: 9/12/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCapture of Harper's Ferry No. 4 - Harpers Ferry, WV

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One of 5 tablets depicting the events of the Civil War in Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/15/2021

last visited: 9/12/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCapture of Harper's Ferry No. 3 - Harpers Ferry, WV

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One of 5 tablets depicting the events of the Civil War in Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/15/2021

last visited: 9/12/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCapture of Harper's Ferry No. 2 - Harpers Ferry, WV

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One of 5 tablets depicting the events of the Civil War in Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/15/2021

last visited: 9/12/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCapture of Harper's Ferry No. 1 - Harpers Ferry, WV

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One of 5 tablets depicting the events of the Civil War in Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/15/2021

last visited: 9/12/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesA Government Factory Town No Longer - Harpers Ferry, WV

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One of many historical markers in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/5/2021

last visited: 3/5/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMaster Armorer's House - Harpers Ferry, WV

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A museum in downtown Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/23/2018

last visited: 9/23/2018

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U.S. Civil War SitesSix Acres That Changed the World - Harpers Ferry, WV

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A small timeline in Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/8/2018

last visited: 9/8/2018

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