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Mark sites along the Civil War Discovery Trail as identified by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCold Harbor Battlefield and Visitors Center - Mechanicsville, Virginia

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Of the units within the Richmond National Battlefield Park, this saw the bloodiest action. Ulyssess S. Grant even regreted extended action here pursuing a seige against Petersburg, Virginia rather than continued fighting.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/21/2010

last visited: 9/16/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Trent House

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This Civil War Trails marker is located on Grapevine Road. There is room for one car to park on the shoulder of the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Savage's Station

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One of six historical markers describing events that occurred during the Seven Days Battles in June, 1862. This marker is located on Meadow Road near the intersection with Grapevine Road. Parking is available.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: 2/25/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSeven Pines

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Located near the entrance to the Sandston Library, this Civil War Trails historical marker describes events related to the Battle of Seven Pines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/31/2009

last visited: 5/21/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPolegreen Church

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This marker describes the fate Polegreen Church as Lee and Grant positioned their troops for the upcoming Battle of Cold Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/7/2009

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDabbs House Museum - Richmond, VA

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Historic home that was Gen. Robert E. Lee's first headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/22/2010

last visited: 5/12/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Peninsula Campaign - Varina, VA

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This marker is located on the west side of Airport Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLee vs. Grant - Varina, VA

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This marker is located on the west side of Airport Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRichmond National Battlefield Park - Chimborazo Medical Museum - Richmond, Virginia

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This visitor center/museum was at one time the largest hospital for the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Today, this only remainent of the hospital is part of the Richmond National Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2010

last visited: 12/16/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Darbytown Road

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Lee's last offensive operation north of the James River took place during the Battle of Darbytown Road, September 29, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWhite Oak Swamp

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A Civil War Trails marker located on Elko Road (VA 156). This marker and two other historical signs describe events of the Seven Days Battles. There is a safe area to pull over.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHollywood Cemetery - Richmond, VA

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Located in the capital of Virginia, Hollywood Cemetery holds some of the most famous and willing people of all of America's time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/4/2012

last visited: 8/5/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesYellow Tavern

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A civil war site dedicated to the Battle of Yellow Tavern and J.E.B. Stuart who was mortally wounded near this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/14/2009

last visited: 4/14/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRichmond National Battlefield Park - Fort Harrison - Richmond, Virginia

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Fort Harrison was re-named Fort Burrham, after a fallen General who died taking the fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDeep Bottom

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Deep Bottom Landing was a vital link between Union troops on the north and south sides of the James River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Taluss

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/6/2008

last visited: 7/18/2009

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHalf Way House

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Half Way House, was used by Union General Benjamin F. Butler during the "Bermuda Hundred Campaign" in the U.S. Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Taluss

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/21/2008

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBermuda Hundred – Chester, VA

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This location on the south side of the James River was the landing site and headquarters for the Union’s Army of the James.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChesterfield County Courthouse - Chesterfield, VA

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This marker is located in the county seat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCity Point Fortification – Hopewell, VA

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A Civil War Trails destination at a former Union fort that guarded the port at City Point. The site features earthworks and several historical markers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/4/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWeston Manor – Hopewell, VA

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Weston Manor, a plantation house on the Appomattox River, was shelled by Union gunboats and, at one point, used as headquarters by Union General Philip Sheridan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDepot Field Hospital – Hopewell, VA

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Seven hospitals served the Union Army at City Point during the Siege of Petersburg in 1864 and 1865. The largest is described on this Civil War Trails marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/9/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCarmel Church ~ Gathering for North Anna

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With Robert E. Lee on the south side and Winfield Hancock on the north side, the North Anna River's Chesterfield bridge was a natural meeting point.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Eltham's Landing

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The Union army pursued retreating Confederates through New Kent County. This May 7th, 1862 engagement facilitated the Confederate retreat towards Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: 3/8/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier---Petersburg, Va.

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An innovative, highly recognized Civil War history park in Petersburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Taluss

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/20/2008

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPoplar Grove National Cemetery - Petersburg, Virginia

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The death of more than 600,000 soldiers in the American Civil War necesitated the need for a National Cemetery system. This cemetery, opened in 1866, is now closed for burials, and is maintained by the National Parks Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2010

last visited: 3/1/2015

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