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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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A Maryland marker about the Battle of Funkstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/31/2009

last visited: 1/4/2014

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A locational tablet marks the western side of the Bloody Cornfield, site of the most vicious, bloody & deadliest fighting in all of the Civil War. Today it is the site of numerous monuments, markers & cannons displayed on both sides of the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/15/2012

last visited: 2/27/2014

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The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia’s first invasion into the North and led to Abraham Lincoln’s issuance of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/26/2008

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Battlefields1862 Battle of Harpers Ferry - Harpers Ferry, WV

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A historical marker about the Union Skirmish Line of the Battle of Harpers Ferry is located on the Bolivar Heights/Schoolhouse Ridge section of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/24/2008

last visited: 2/11/2012

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BattlefieldsBolivar Heights Battlefield - Bolivar, WV

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The Bolivar Heights Battlefield is located on 340A near Harpers Ferry, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 10/6/2012

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A very famous second day battlefield consisting today of a replanted peach orchard and many monuments is marked by a cast iron sign denoting the historical nature of this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/20/2011

last visited: 4/5/2015

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Little Round Top is the smaller of two rocky hills south of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It was the site of an unsuccessful assault by Confederate troops against the Union left flank on July 2, 1863, the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Min Dawg

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/1/2007

last visited: 3/27/2015

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There were many different battlefield during the Battle of Gettysburg. Seminary Ridge is a dendritic ridge which was an area of Battle of Gettysburg engagements during the American Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/9/2010

last visited: 6/4/2011

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This preserved battlefield was a pivotal turning point in the Civil War. The battlefield is located across from the Gettysburg National Cemetery which was constructed as a direct result of this battle due to the high loss of life.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/11/2010

last visited: 10/9/2009

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Oak Ridge is crestline of a hill that was the location of 1863 Battle of Gettysburg combat and at which the Eternal Light Peace Memorial was constructed for the battle's 50th reunion. Numerous other monuments dot the landscape of this battle site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/20/2011

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Culp's Hill is the only hill on the battlefield attacked on all three days of the battle. The fight for Culp's Hill was significant because it guarded the main Union supply line on the Baltimore Pike and the rear of the Union army on Cemetery Ridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Barlow Knoll is one of several battlefields which set the stage for the Battle of Gettysburg, being a first day site of fighting on July 1, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/6/2011

last visited: never

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Benner's Hill is a Civil War battlefield about .95 miles west of the center of town & .91 miles N.E. of Cemetery Hill. It was from here, on July 2, 1863, Confederate artillery pounded Union positions @ Cemetery Hill, Culp's Hill and Stevens' Knoll.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsEast Cavalry Field - Battle of Gettysburg, PA

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An important battlefield on the outskirts of Gettysburg about as far east as you can get within the town limits. The main road, East Cavalry Field Road is littered with interpretives and monuments which tell the tale of the great battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/13/2011

last visited: 4/18/2015

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Following the loss the previous day at 2nd Winchester, federal troops retreated north but were cut off on June 15th by Generals Steuart and Nicholl's who occupied the ground in front of the current sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hhoke

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/13/2010

last visited: never

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On June 29th, 1863, Confederate calvary under the command of J.E.B. Stuart encountered a detachment of Maryland militia. The Confederates easily defeated their opponents.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/30/2008

last visited: 4/4/2012

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Battle of Cedar Creek - Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation, Middletown, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rivers End

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/15/2008

last visited: 6/6/2011

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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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During the Civil War, just before the 2nd Battle of Manassas in 1862, Confederate and Federal troops skirmished at the Orange & Alexandria Railroad in northern VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/29/2012

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsMountain Run - Culpeper County VA

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A small force of Confederate soldiers clashed with a division of Union cavalry at Mountain Run during the Battle of Brandy Station of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/22/2012

last visited: 6/7/2012

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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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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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Battle of Salem Church, May 3 + 4, 1863, fought by Lee and Hooker, concluded the Chancellorsille campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2009

last visited: 8/5/2010

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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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A bloody two-week battle raged at Spotsylvania Court House, VA during the Civil War between Union troops under the command of Gen. U. S. Grant and Confederate troops under Gen. R. E. Lee, during their march to Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/24/2010

last visited: 12/20/2014

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