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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.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesNew Bern Battlefield Park - New Bern NC

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Here you will find pristinely preserved Confederate defensive earthworks on the 27 acres owned by the New Bern Historical Society. A ferocious battle was fought here on 14 March 1862.

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 SitesA National Cemetery System - New Bern NC

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An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 an April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union troops.

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 SitesRobert E. Lee-Dixie Highway - Marshall NC

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In loving memory of Robert E. Lee and to mark the route of the Dixie Highway.

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 SitesStarr's Battery-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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In front of you is the position held by Capt. Joseph B. Starr’s Battery. Starr’s Battery defended this position against the Union advance on December 14. Finally, his ammunition exhausted, Starr withdrew across the Neuse River.

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 SitesThe Union Artillery-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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Twenty-four guns of the 3rd New York Artillery supported Gen. Wessells’ infantry as they advanced through the swamp toward the Confederate line. The overwhelming firepower of Union infantry and artillery forced the Confederates to abandon the line.

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 SitesThe Action in the Swamp-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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A large swamp separated the advancing Union army and the Confederate defenders one-half mile north. The swamp slowed the Union advance and provided cover for the Confederates.

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 SitesThe Center of the Confederate Line-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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Harriet’s Chapel stood in the center of the Confederate line. A heavily wooded wetland stood in front of the line. Behind it was the Neuse River. Three regiments of infantry and two batteries of artillery held this portion of the Confederate line.

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 SitesWessells' Advance—December 14, 1862-Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park - Kinston NC

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Gen. John Gray Foster’s long blue line slowly marched north from Southwest Creek toward the Confederate line. The Confederates, behind a formidable line of earthworks protected by a swamp in their front, braced for the Union assault.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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