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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Tennessee River in the Civil War - New Johnsonville TN

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Steamboats and gunboats could move freely from Paducah to Alabama, bringing supplies and soldiers to whichever side controlled the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesNashville and Northwestern Railroad - New Johnsonville TN

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Before you is the old railbed of the Nashville and Northwestern Railroad. In 1863, the Union army extended the railroad to the Tennessee River, creating a reliable and secure supply line between the Ohio River and Nashville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Town of Johnsonville - New Johnsonville TN

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A civilian community grew up beside the army supply depot, providing goods and services to soldiers and civilian workers during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesUnited States Colored Troops at Johnsonville - New Johnsonville TN

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United States Colored Troops formed the majority of Johnsonville's garrison. They played a crucial role in the construction of the depot and its defensive works.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Parker's Crossroads Tour Stop 1 - Parkers Crossroads TN

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Union Colonel Cyrus L. Dunham's Brigade marched south to Parker's Crossroads on December 31, 1862 to block the route of the Confederate cavalry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGen. Nathan Bedford Forrest - Murfreesboro TN

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Erected to the memory of Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest by the Daughters of the Confederacy for heroic services rendered the citizens of Murfreesboro on July 13, 1862

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites16th Tenn. Reg’t. C.S.A. - McMinnville TN

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In memory of those members of the 16th Tenn. Reg’t C.S.A. killed in battle, whose names are inscribed hereon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Johnsonville-Forrest's Opening Move-November 4, 1864 - New Johnsonville TN -

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Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford B. Forrest was determined to cut off Sherman’s supplies and cripple the Union campaign. In November 1864, Forrest launched a raid at a vital link in the Union chain of supply—Johnsonville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGen. Robert Hopkins Hatton (1826-1862) - Lebanon TN

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Gen. Robert Hopkins Hatton (1826-1862) Born in Ohio, moved to Lebanon, Tennessee to attend Cumberland University. Passed the bar in 1850, elected to the State Legislature in 1855 and to the United States Congress in 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/24/2020

last visited: 2/18/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesUnknown Sentry Stands Guard - Jackson TN

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This unknown sentry stands guard over hallow ground in honor to the brave American soldiers who fought and breathed their last in mortal battle Dec. 19, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/23/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGeneral Ulysses S. Grant - Jackson TN

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Headquarters in 1862 for General Grant until skirmishes in the area led his troops to the Battle of Shiloh.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/23/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGeneral John H. Morgan 1825 - 1864 The Thunderbolt of the Confederacy - Greenville TN

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Brigadier General appointed from Tennessee December 11, 1862. His command, never exceeding 4,000 men, was composed largely of Kentuckians and Tennesseans. It was renowned for boldness and celerity on raid.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/23/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesConfederate Park Cannon - Fayetteville TN

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The guns were brought by rail to Fayetteville and installed as an integral part of the Confederate Park in 1905.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/22/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesConfederate Park - Fayetteville TN

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Confederate Park, the northeast corner of the courthouse yard, was deeded to the Zollicoffer-Fulton Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, by the Quarterly Court.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/22/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCivil War Railroad-Mile Post 42 / Smeedsville Station - Dickson TN

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Continued attacks by Confederate guerrillas destroying Union supply ships on the Cumberland River, as they attempted to supply Nashville, necessitated General U.S. Grant to authorize the construction of a safe means of transportation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/22/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMartyred - Fayetteville TN

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On June 15, 1864, Thomas Massey, William Pickett, and Frank Burroughs were arrested and were to be executed without trial by Union General E.A. Payne for the alleged charge of bushwhacking.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/21/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesOn June 6, 1862, Union General Jeremiah Sullivan - Denmark TN

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On June 6, 1862, Union General Jeremiah Sullivan was ordered to Jackson to secure the region for the North and establish a base of operations to support Union forces in a southward advance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/20/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesOn August 29, the Confederates encountered their first Union garrison - Denmark TN

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On August 29, the Confederates encountered their first Union garrison near Bolivar and engaged them in a seven hour skirmish that forced the Union forces back into the city of Bolivar to regroup.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/20/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGeneral Armstrong left Guntown, Mississippi - Denmark TN

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General Armstrong left Guntown, Mississippi on August 22 and stopped in Holly Springs to pick up the rest of his 3,300-man-force that was to be the principal body that would take the fight to the Union.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/20/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe supply depot in Jackson was deemed critical - Denmark TN

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The supply depot in Jackson was deemed critical to the Union and General U.S. Grant's army. Without it, the nearest supply depot was Cairo, Illinois and any deep south assault by the Union would have to be abandoned

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/20/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFollowing the fall of Nashville - Denmark TN

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Following the fall of Nashville and the Union victory at Shiloh in the spring of 1862, Confederate forces was sent into retreat to Corinth, Mississippi.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/20/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFlag Bearer for Denmark Danes - Denmark TN

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April 6, 1862 Billy Caldwell, a redheaded fellow, was killed at Shiloh. He was the flag bearer for Denmark Danes. He died with the flag in his hand. The flag was shot to shreds and the staff that held it was hit twenty six times.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesDenmark Danes 1861-1865 - Denmark TN

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On 15 May 1861, one hundred and forty six men swore allegiance to the South. This unit became known as Co. K, 6th Tenn. Inf. Reg., C.S.A. "The Denmark Danes".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Chattanooga, 3d Day, Nov. 25. - Chattanooga TN

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During the night of Nov. 24, 1863, Bragg's forces withdrew from the plain and Lookout and joined those on Missionary Ridge, occupying it from Rossville to Tunnel Hill, and a spur thence eastward to the Chickamauga.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Chattanooga, 2d Day, Nov. 24.- Chattanooga TN

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During the night of Nov. 23, 1863, Gen. Sherman crossed the Tennessee at the mouth of the Chickamauga, under orders to carry the north end of Missionary Ridge to the railroad tunnel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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