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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Kernstown March 23, 1862 - Kernstown VA

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General James Shields with 7,000 Federals defeated Stonewall Jackson with 3,500 Confederates. Jackson's object was to create a diversion which would prevent troops being sent to McClellan for the attack on Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/4/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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First Kernstown-March 23, 1862 Stonewall Jackson attacked what appeared to be a withdrawing federal force led by federal Br. Gen. Shields. Second Kernstown July 23, 1864 – Federal General George Crooke’s corps was camped to the north of here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/4/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Second Battle of Kernstown-Mulligan’s Final Stand - Winchester VA

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Late in the afternoon on July 24, 1864, 1,800 Union soldiers led by Colonel James A. Mulligan fell back to this lane. Major General John B. Gordon’s Confederate force attacked from the ground beyond Opequon Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/5/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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Fighting swirled around the home during the First and Second Battles of Kernstown, as it did during smaller engagements on June 13, 1863, and August 17, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/5/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe First Battle of Kernstown - Kernstown VA

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The Beginning of “Stonewall” Jackson’s Valley Campaign. The First Battle of Kernstown, fought by 10,000 Americans on March 23, 1862, was the first battle waged in the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/5/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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When Confederate Gen. Richard Ewell's Second Corps spearheaded the Army of Northern Virginia's second invasion of the North in June 1863, his first task was to destroy Gen. Robert Milroy's command of approximately 8,000 troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/5/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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Future U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes led his 1,300 Ohioans and West Virginians into position on the east side of the Valley Pike. Hayes sent his young aide Lt. William McKinley, another future U.S. President, to retrieve the "Mountaineers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/5/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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At 9:00 A.M. on March 23, 1862, Confederate artillery unlimbered near the Valley Turnpike and fired on this height, called Pritchard's Hill, to begin the First Battle of Kernstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/5/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites1st Battle of Winchester - Winchester VA

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Jackson launched his attack on Winchester at 5 a.m. May 25. Contesting this thrust was Colonel George Gordon’s 3rd Brigade. General Dick Taylor’s Louisiana Brigade, reinforced by the 10th and 23rd Virginia, succeeded in flanking Gordon on the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/4/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFirst Battle of Winchester - Winchester VA

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May 25, 1862 between Confederates under Brig. Gen. T.J. “Stonewall” Jackson and the Federals under Maj. Gen. N.P. Banks began just south of this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/4/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGodfrey Miller Home

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Located along the walking mall in historic downtown Winchester, VA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2006

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesOld Taylor Hotel, Winchester, Virginia

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Hotel occupied by both Confederate and Union officers during the Civil War

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/26/2006

last visited: 9/13/2009

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Third Battle of Winchester - Winchester VA

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(The Battle of the Opequon)-September 19, 1864-The decisive assault in the campaign set in motion by General Grant to free the Shenandoah Valley from the control of the Confederacy took place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/5/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesHeater House - Middletown VA

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Heater House is on the grounds of the Cedar Creek Battlefield. Probably built around 1800, this clapboard-covered log house was once the center of a prosperous 600 acre farm owned by Solomon and Caroline Wunder Heater.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: 7/3/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattlefield Center (Cedar Creek) - Middletown VA

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Cedar Creek Battlefield- From this position (Belle Grove Mansion is west of here) most of the VI and XIX U.S. Corps camps were visible on 19 October 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Cedar Creek - Middletown VA

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The Battle of Cedar Creek 19 October 1864 (a.m.) Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan’s Union forces established themselves on both sides of the Valley Pike, north of Cedar Creek, centered on Belle Grove.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: 7/3/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesUnion Camps (Cedar Creek Battlefield) - Middletown VA

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Federal wagons and teams were in camp, close to and along the pike, while the shelter tents of the soldiers were arranged close to the earthworks themselves.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesRamseur Monument - Middletown VA

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Northwest of this tablet, 800 yards, is the Belle Grove House in which he died, October 20, 1864, of wounds received at Cedar Creek October 19, 1864, Maj.-Gen. Stephen Dodson Ramseur, C.S.A.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: 7/3/2022

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U.S. Civil War Sites128th New York Volunteer Regiment - Middletown VA

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Dedicated on 15 October 1907, this monument is adjacent to the original Valley Pike right of way. It is located on the grounds of the Cedar Creek Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Fishers Hill - Fishers Hill VA

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The Battle of Fishers HillWas fought on these bluffs- September 22, 1864 -Gen. Philip H. Sheridan's 60,000 Federals attacked Gen. Jubal A. Early's 18,000 Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Fisher's Hill - Fishers Hill VA

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General Philip Sheridan with 30,000 Federals defeated General Jubal Early with 11,000 Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Massanutten - Front Royal VA

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The high point near the end of the Massanutten is Signal Knob. During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers used Signal Knob as an observation and signal post.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/6/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesHome Becomes Battlefield - Bolivar WV

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The Civil War affected not only the soldiers who fought but the families whose homes and towns became battlefields. Edmund H. Chambers bought this farm in 1848 and lived here with his family until the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Harpers Ferry / Jackson Arrives - Bolivar WV

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(Upper panel) Battle of Harpers Ferry-Invasion rocked the United States during the second year of the American Civil War. (Lower Panel) Jackson Arrives-Confederate Major General "Stonewall" Jackson arrived here on Schoolhouse Ridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Trap Closes - Bolivar, WV

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A plaque at the visitor center for Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/8/2018

last visited: 1/20/2019

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