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To waymark historic battlefields throughout the world. Anything from major battles like Waterloo and Gettysburg, to minor local skirmishes.

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BattlefieldsManassas Battlefield (Bull Run), Manassas VA.

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In the summer of 1861, enthusiastic volunteers in colorful uniforms gathered to fight the first major land battle of the war. Confident that their foes would turn and run, neither side anticipated the smoke, din and death of battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/14/2007

last visited: 4/28/2013

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BattlefieldsConfederate Post - American Civil War - South Newport, GA

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On the night of August 18th, the confederate post was attacked by Federal Troops coming up the South Newport River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/12/2007

last visited: 5/15/2010

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BattlefieldsSiege of Yorktown - American Revolutionary War - Virginia, USA

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On October 19, 1781, a British army under General Charles Lord Cornwallis was forced to surrender to General Washington's combined American and French army. Upon hearing of their defeat, British Prime Minister Frederick Lord North is reputed to have said, "Oh God, it's all over." And it was. The victory secured independence for the United States and significantly changed the course of world history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2007

last visited: 8/31/2014

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BattlefieldsMarye's Heights - Fredericksburg Battlefield

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Part of the campaign at Fredericksburg, this Civil War battle took place along a sunken road worn by wagon wheels and stone wall giving the Confederate army a ready-made defensive line.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2007

last visited: 11/19/2011

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BattlefieldsLittle Bighorn Battlefield - Last Stand Hill

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Battlefield also known as Custer's Last Stand located in southeastern Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Montana

date approved: 9/4/2007

last visited: 6/24/2014

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BattlefieldsBattle for Decatur

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A small but important battle during the Civil War in 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/4/2007

last visited: 4/21/2011

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BattlefieldsBATTLE ISLAND PARK

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This historical plaque was placed here to indicate the location of a Revolutionary War skirmish between British forces led by Capt. Bradstreet and French soldiers and French sympathetic indians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCRAZY

location: New York

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 6/28/2013

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BattlefieldsBattlefield - Battle of Chippawa

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An important battle that occurred during the War of 1812 that re-energized the American troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2007

last visited: 4/14/2015

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BattlefieldsBattle of Bad Axe - Wisconsin

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This battle took place at the Mississippi river and involved the Sauk tribe, led by Black Hawk and the US Army out of Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien. It was the last battle of the Black Hawk War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/23/2007

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BattlefieldsChancellorsville Battlefield

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Named for a tavern, Robert E. Lee achieved his greatest victory of the Civil War at this battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2007

last visited: 4/5/2014

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BattlefieldsCamp Jackson - St. Louis, Missouri

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Historical marker commemorating the Civil War Camp Jackson and the military actions which took place there early in the War. Marker is located on the campus of Saint Louis University.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/14/2007

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsSalem Cemetery Battlefield

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This is a small battlefield near Jackson, TN where the Confederate and Union troops engaged in a two hour battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dalls

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/11/2007

last visited: 7/23/2007

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BattlefieldsBattle of Monguagon, Trenton, MI

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The Battle of Monguagon, during the War of 1812, occurred in what is now Trenton, Michigan. A Michigan Historical Marker identifies the approximate site of the battle on West Jefferson Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WrightStuff

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/9/2007

last visited: 6/27/2013

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BattlefieldsBattle of San Jacinto - La Porte, TX

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A battlefield that was very important in Texas and US history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 6/24/2007

last visited: 2/15/2013

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BattlefieldsBattle of Pilot Knob - Pilot Knob, Missouri

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The Battle of Pilot Knob was a turning point in the Civil War in Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/14/2007

last visited: 8/6/2006

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BattlefieldsNew Market Battleground

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This three-hundred acre New Market Battlefield State Historical Park, 19th Century Bushong Farm, and Hall of Valor Civil War Museum, commemorate a unique moment in American history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/31/2007

last visited: 7/17/2011

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BattlefieldsBattle of the Cascades, Indian War of 1855-1856, Washington

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The Battle of the Cascades during Indian War of 1855-1856 resulted in additional forts built in the Columbia River Gorge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 5/26/2007

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Monmouth - The American Revolution

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One of the largest battles of the American Revolution took place in the fields and forests that now make up Monmouth Battlefield State Park. The park preserves a splendid rural 18th-century landscape of hilly farmland and hedgerows.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/18/2007

last visited: 3/14/2012

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BattlefieldsBattle at Battle Ground, Washington

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This area was named for a battle that settlers at Fort Vancouver expected to happen in 1855 between U.S. Army and some Klickitat Indians. Their leader, Chief Umtuch, was accidently killed either by a soldier, or by an gunshot from his own men.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 5/18/2007

last visited: 10/13/2013

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BattlefieldsIf at first you don't succeed . . . The Battle of Monterey, California

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The biggest "Oops" in American Naval history and the beginning of California's US statehood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 5/8/2007

last visited: 4/30/2014

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BattlefieldsBattles of Lexington and Concord - Old North Bridge

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The scene of "the shot heard 'round the world" - the second battle of America's Revolutionary War. The engagement took place in the town of Concord, Massachusetts on April 19th, 1775, between British Army regulars and Massachusetts Militiamen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/7/2007

last visited: 8/5/2014

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BattlefieldsBattle of Blackstock’s

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The historical marker is located on the northwest corner of SC49 (Union/Cross Keys Highway) and Blackstock Road. There is no parking except a driveway. The battlefield monument that is north on Blackstock and east on Monument Road. Parking available.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: South Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2007

last visited: 6/1/2012

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BattlefieldsThe Standoff at Gavilan Peak; California 1846

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A battle that made history though (or because) it never happened.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 5/6/2007

last visited: 5/25/2007

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BattlefieldsBattle of Bloody Run

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The Battle of Bloody Run Michigan Historical marker is located on the front of the Players club building at 3321 East Jefferson Ave. Detroit,Mi.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Jagman714

location: Michigan

date approved: 4/29/2007

last visited: 1/15/2010

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BattlefieldsRemember The Alamo

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This battle was a turning point in the war for Texas Independance from Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Texas

date approved: 4/24/2007

last visited: 10/5/2010

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