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As the last of Minty’s skirmishers withdrew, Kilpatrick and Eli Murray realign King’s 3rd and 5th Kentucky to confront the quiescent Confederate infantry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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On August 20, 1864, U.S. General Judson Kilpatrick's cavalry raid escalated at the Nash Farm when 4,700 Federal cavalry charged and broke through the Texans.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/8/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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As the last of Minty’s skirmishers withdrew, Kilpatrick and Eli Murray realign King’s 3rd and 5th Kentucky to confront the quiescent Confederate infantry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/15/2022

last visited: 9/15/2022

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Kilpatrick’s troopers were soon surrounded at Lovejoy’s station and they were forced to fall back. Kilpatrick’s cavalry retreated eastward on the McDonough road and reformed on a ridge located just west of Nash farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/15/2022

last visited: 9/15/2022

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Kilpatrick’s troopers were soon surrounded at Lovejoy’s station and they were forced to fall back. Kilpatrick’s cavalry retreated eastward on the McDonough road and reformed on a ridge located just west of Nash farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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Confederate Lt. General John Bell Hood, inside the fortifications of Atlanta, realizes that the last remaining railroad line that supplied Atlanta would be cut and Atlanta would have to be abandoned.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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Just before dark, August 18, 1864, Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick led 4,500 troupers of the 2nd and 3rd Cavalry Divisions from their bivouac at Sandtown.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/15/2022

last visited: 9/15/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Crawford-Dorsey House "In The Midst Of Battles" - Hampton GA

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In late July 1864, the War Between the States had brought action literally to his doorstep. On the morning of July 29, 1864, McCook’s U.S. raiders moved on Lovejoy’s Station. During the raid, Union soldiers paid their first visit to the Dorsey House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/17/2022

last visited: 9/15/2022

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In late July 1864, the War Between the States had brought action literally to his doorstep. On the morning of July 29, 1864, McCook’s U.S. raiders moved on Lovejoy’s Station. During the raid, Union soldiers paid their first visit to the Dorsey House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/15/2022

last visited: 9/15/2022

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On Nov. 16th, Kilpatrick moved south through Jonesboro toward Lovejoy's Station (1 mile SE). After skirmishing heavily most of the way, he found Iverson, with two 3-inch guns, occupying earthworks constructed east and west of this point.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/8/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesPatrick R. Cleburne Cemetery - Jonesboro, GA

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Confederate Cemetery located in Jonesboro, GA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: 9/16/2022

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The Battle of Jonesborough (modern name Jonesboro) was fought August 31–September 1, 1864, during the Atlanta Campaign in the American Civil War. Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman maneuvered to draw the Army of Tennessee (led by John Bell Hood).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/8/2020

last visited: 10/17/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Jonesborough - Jonesboro GA

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The Battle of Jonesborough (August 31–September 1, 1864) was fought between Union Army forces led by William Tecumseh Sherman and Confederate forces under William J. Hardee during the Atlanta Campaign in the American Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/17/2022

last visited: 9/16/2022

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BattlefieldsBattle of Atlanta-Fort Walker - Atlanta GA

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Fort Walker was a Civil War redoubt located on what is now the southeastern corner of Grant Park in Atlanta, Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/8/2020

last visited: 10/17/2021

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Historic FortsFort Walker - Atlanta GA

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Southeastern salient of Atlanta’s inner line of (CS) fortifications erected during the Summer & Fall of 1863. The line consisted of a cordon of redoubts on hills connected by rifle pits encircling the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: 10/23/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Atlanta Cyclorama

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Located in Grant Park next to Zoo Atlanta. Features a museum and guided viewing of the painting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Georgia

date approved: 2/15/2007

last visited: 12/24/2021

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Sweeny's men hastily formed defensively - Rice facing E., Mersy S., where Laird's 14th Ohio Battery was posted & where Murphy High School stands.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/14/2022

last visited: 9/14/2022

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHistoric Oakland Cemetery

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Oakland Cemetery is a repository for approximately 6,800 soldiers both known and unknown. It has been the site of Memorial Day services since 1866 and boasts two beautiful monuments to the Confederate dead. It is also the final resting place for five generals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Georgia

date approved: 2/19/2007

last visited: 9/1/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGeorgia State Capitol - Atlanta, GA

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In 1864 Federal troops encamped on the grounds of Atlanta City Hall. Today's Georgia capitol stands on this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/8/2007

last visited: 5/7/2022

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On July 30, 1864, General Hood, retaining Stewart´s corps in Atlanta, sent Hardee and Lee to Jonesboro to dispossess the enemy whose seizure of the railway at this point was ominous of the approaching end.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/31/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Seige of Atlanta - Atlanta GA

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Following these sanguinary Battle of July 22, 1864, enemy entrenched himself to the east and south of Atlanta. Then began the long and fearful seige which, lasting for six weeks, was veritably a reign of terror.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTransfer of Command - Atlanta GA

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Under orders from President Davis, on July 17, 1864, General Joseph E. Johnston, the masterful tactician and soldier, relinquished command of the Army of Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/30/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesSite of the Confederate Commissary – Atlanta, GA.

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Site of the Confederate Commissary in Atlanta, GA, during the years 1863 – 64. The Candler Building built by Coca-Cola magnate Asa Griggs Candler where John Wesley Dobbs Ave joins Peachtree Street now occupies this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/4/2010

last visited: 9/14/2022

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersWest View Cemetery Abbey - Atlanta GA

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It's called Westview Abbey, and was built around 1942 in Gothic style. The mausoleum chapel looks exactly like a 12th century European Gothic chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/23/2007

last visited: 10/23/2007

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World War II SitesNaval Air Station Atlanta - Atlanta, GA

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This marker is locates at the site of the old Naval Air Station Atlanta, today’s Peachtree DeKalb Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/20/2010

last visited: 5/18/2021

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