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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Chattanooga, 1st Day, Nov. 23 - Chattanooga TN

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November 23d, 1863, under instructions from Gen. Grant to ascertain whether the Confederates still occupied the valley, Gen. Thomas disposed forces in front of Fort Wood, the site of which is now marked by the stand-pipe of the water works.

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 SitesNegley's and Wilder's Demonstrations Against Chattanooga - Chattanooga TN

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On June 7 and 8, 1862, General Negley in command of a Union reconnoitering force appeared on Stringer's Ridge northwest of this point, and screened by the timber opened with artillery on the city and line of rifle pits.

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 SitesRe-Opening the Tennessee River - Chattanooga TN

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After Chickamauga, the Confederates by holding Lookout Mountain and Valley, closed the river line of supplies. Rosecrans' plan for its re-opening was to move Hooker's force from Bridgeport into Lookout Valley.

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 Sites1864 Military Bridge - Chattanooga TN

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The first bridge crossing of the Tennessee River at Chattanooga was erected in 1864 under the order of Montgomery Meigs. This clearing highlights the alignment where the wooden bridge crossed the southern portions of Renaissance Park.

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 SitesUnion Block House - Chattanooga TN

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Block houses were built during the Civil War for use as defensive position to protect critical assets. The military bridge spanning the river located here was protected by a block house similar to the example pictured here.

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 SitesDenmark Presbyterian Church Mulberry Grove - Denmark TN

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August 31, 1862-The 20th and 30th Illinois Infantry camped in the mulberry trees behind the Denmark Presbyterian Church. Denmark was the fairly large town and was a major shopping point for the armies.

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 SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Winchester TN

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In late June of 1863, Union Major General William S. Rosecrans launched a massive offensive from his base in Murfreesboro in an attempt to drive Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s 43,000-man Army of Tennessee from its entrenchments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Winchester TN

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From June 24th to June 27th, the Union Army of the Cumberland had moved flawlessly to maneuver the Confederate Army of Tennessee out of its position south of the Highland Rim.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Waverly - Waverly TN

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Fort Waverly was built by Union troops between 1863 and 1864. It protected a newly completed railroad line that connected the important Union supply depot on the Tennessee River in Johnsonville with Federally held Nashville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMilitary History of Chattanooga - Chattanooga TN

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This city was first occupied by Confederate troops in the spring of 1862 under Generals Floyd, Maxey and Leadbetter. Union troops under General Mitchell shelled it June 7 and 8. Bragg's Army occupied it in August preparing for the Kentucky campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Tullahoma TN

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Anatomy of a Campaign-In late June of 1863, Union Major General William S. Rosecrans launched a massive offensive in an attempt to drive Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s 43,000-man Army of Tennessee from its entrenchments at Shelbyville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Tullahoma TN

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From Contraband to United States Colored Troops —But enslaved African Americans would not be denied the opportunity the war presented. Refugee camps quickly sprang up and “contraband” the label given to slaves during the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Tullahoma TN

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Race to Tullahoma- When the Union Army of the Cumberland captured Manchester on June 27th, Braxton Bragg’s Confederate forces retreated here to Tullahoma - a supply base and Army of Tennessee headquarters since January, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Manchester TN

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In late June of 1863, Union Major General William S. Rosecrans launched a massive offensive from his base in Murfreesboro in an attempt to drive Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s 43,000-man Army of Tennessee from its entrenchments at Shelbyville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/16/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1862 - Manchester TN

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When Manchester was founded in the late 18th century, local lore has it that the town, named for Manchester, England, was destined to become an American version of this powerful industrial city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/16/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMcGavock Confederate Cemetery - Franklin TN

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After the Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864, the Union Army withdrew into Nashville. Casualties of over 8,000 Union and Confederate soldiers lay upon the field.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/15/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Granger - Franklin TN

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In the spring of 1863, Federal forces commanded by Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger occupied Franklin. Construction of major fortifications began under the direction of Capt. W. E. Merrill, the largest of them being placed on Figuers Bluff.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/14/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesAttack On The Union Left - Franklin TN

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Confederate Regiments from Brig. Gen. Thomas Scott's, Brig. Gen. John Adams', and Brig. Gen. Winfield Featherstons's Brigades of Maj. Gen. William Loring's Division advanced under artillery fire through this northwestern parcel of Carnton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/14/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Cowan TN

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On 4 July 1863 Union Major General Philip Sheridan’s 3rd Division (McCook’s XX Corps) was stationed here in Cowan. This was the deepest advance of Union infantry in the Tullahoma Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/13/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Anatomy of a Campaign - Cowan TN

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In late June of 1863, Union Major General William S. Rosecrans launched a massive offensive from his base in Murfreesboro in an attempt to drive Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s 43,000-man Army of Tennessee from its entrenchments at Shelbyvill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/13/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesSherman Receives News of Lee's Surrender in Smithfield - Smithfield NC

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In the early morning hours of April 12, 1865, two Union officers arrived here and delivered a telegram from General Ulysses S. Grant to General William T. Sherman, who was quartered in the Old Johnston County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBurial Trenches and Salisbury Prison - Salisbury NC

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You are facing the 18 trenches used by the Salisbury Confederate Prison for the burial of prisoners, most of whom died after October 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesSalisbury National Cemetery - Salisbury NC

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They were removed for burial in trench graves located in a cornfield west of the prison. Though there are no complete burial lists for the prison and no headboards were used to mark the graves, records indicate that approximately 3,700 men died

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBlakely Cannon - Raleigh NC

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Fawcett, Preston & Company of Liverpool, England, cast this 4-inch, 18-pounder rifled cannon in 1862 and sold it to the Confederacy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 2/26/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of New Bern - New Bern NC

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Troops engaged in the Battle of New Bern: Union: Major General Ambrose Burnside - commanding Division. Brigadier General John G. Parke's Brigade. Confederate: Confederate: Brigadier General Lawrence O'B. Branch - commanding Brigade.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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