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U.S. Civil War SitesPamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier-Lee's Retreat - Petersburg VA

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Here, the Union’s Sixth Army Corps broke through the Confederate line defending Petersburg, causing a series of actions which eventually led to the evacuation of the city by Lee’s army that evening.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTobacco Barn-Tudor Hall Plantation - Petersburg VA

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Nineteenth-century farmers cut tobacco plants and placed them on sticks to be cured in tobacco barns like this one.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTudor Hall-Tudor Hall Plantation - Petersburg VA

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William Boisseau, a tobacco farmer, constructed Tudor Hall around 1812. Originally two rooms wide and one room deep, this style of house was popular in Dinwiddie County during the late 1700s and early 1800s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Big House-Tudor Hall Plantation - Petersburg VA

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his landscape re-creates elements of a typical Southside Virginia plantation during the mid-nineteenth century. Tudor Hall, an original nineteenth-century building, was at the center of a farm that supported the owner, his family, and their slaves.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTudor Hall Field Quarter-Tudor Hall Plantation - Petersburg VA

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The environment in front of you recreates elements of a plantation Field Quarter of the 1800s. The slaves who provided agricultural labor on farms like Tudor Hall lived in areas like this in the years before the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Plantaton Landscape-Pamplin Historical Park - Petersburg VA

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Life was a lot simpler back then…or was it? You are standing near the center of a once successful and productive mid-19th century farm. To your right is the main house, Tudor Hall, built in two stages before the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites“The Strongest Line of Works Ever Constructed” - Pamplin Historical Park VA

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The main line of entrenchments behind you was only one part of the entire defensive network established here by the Confederates. Southern soldiers removed all the trees in front of their works to create a clear field of fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 SitesShiloh’s Casualties-Shiloh National Military Park - Shiloh TN

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Because of the warm weather, General Grant ordered the Federal troops to bury the dead immediately. Many were buried in large trenches, Union and Confederate separately.

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 SitesArmy of the Ohio Major General Don Carlos Buell - Shiloh TN

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The advance of the Army of the Ohio arrived at Savannah, Tenn. from Nashville April 5, 1862. Nelson's Division marched on Sunday, April 6, up the east side of the Tennessee River to a point opposite Pittsburg Landing.

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 SitesArmy of the Mississippi General Albert Sidney Johnston - Shiloh TN

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The Confederate Army, known as the "Army of the Mississippi," with a total of officer and men present for duty, 43,968, marched from Corinth and deployed in line of battle Saturday, April 5, 1862.

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 SitesArmy of the Tennessee Major General U.S. Grant - Shiloh TN

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The Army of the Tennessee, except the 3d Division was encamped on this field April 6, 1862. Its outer line of camps, just beyond the Hamburg and Purdy Road, extended from Owl Creek on the right to Lick Creek on the left.

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 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 SitesBattle Above the Clouds - Lookout Mountain TN

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On November 24, 1863, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, the Union commander, ordered Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker's forces to storm Lookout Mountain. Hooker's men swept up the western slope of the mountain from your left.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesRice House-Decision to Surrender - Dover TN

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At 1:30 a.m., February 16, 1862, at a final council of war in the Rice house Confederate Generals Floyd, Pillow, and Buckner decided that their failed breakout attempt meant that surrender was inevitable.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesRice House - Dover TN

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Site of Gen. Gideon Pillow's headquarters where on the night of February 15, 1862, the principle Confederate commanders met to decide the fate of Fort Donelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites13,000 Prisoners - Dover TN

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Thirteen thousand dejected Confederate defenders of Fort Donelson huddled here against the cold on February 16, 1862. They had fought long and hard against Grant's forces and did not consider themselves defeated.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesDover Hotel-Surrender House - Dover TN

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After Buckner accepted what he called Grant's "ungenerous and unchivalrous" terms of surrender, the two generals met here to work out the details. Their conversation was friendly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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