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U.S. Civil War SitesGrant's Headquarters - Wilderness VA

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When Union Gen. U. S. Grant came to Virginia, he set up his command post near the Wilderness battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/11/2010

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsEllwood - U.S. Civil War - Orange County VA

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A country home served as a Confederate hospital following the Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/14/2011

last visited: 7/14/2013

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U.S. Civil War SitesEllwood

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The house and outbuildings were used as a field hospital by the Confederates during the Battle of Chancellorsville. In the family cemetery lies the arm of Stonewall Jackson. The house was later used as a Union headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 4/6/2013

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Field HospitalsConfederate 2nd Corps Hospital at Wilderness Tavern - U.S. Civil War - Orange County VA

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Wilderness Tavern was the site of a Confederate hospital during the Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia where thousands of casualties were treated, including Gen. Stonewall Jackson who had his arm amputated.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/14/2011

last visited: 6/6/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Wilderness Battlefield

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The two most well-known generals of the Civil War met in battle for the first time at the Wilderness. It was the beginning of the 1984 Overland Campaign between Gen. Robert E. Lee and Gen Ulysses S. Grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 4/5/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesHiggerson Farm - Wilderness VA

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Permelia Higgerson watched and taunted Union troops as they trampled through her property on the Wilderness battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/17/2010

last visited: 5/26/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesBrock Road/Plank Road Intersection - Wilderness VA

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One of the most horrific battles of the Civil War took place in the overgrown woods at this intersection of the Wilderness.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/11/2010

last visited: 3/27/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesTapp Field - Wilderness VA

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Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee faced crisis in the Wilderness when Union troops swept across this field and his reinforcements had not arrived.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/24/2010

last visited: 5/25/2010

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U.S. Civil War SitesChewning Farm - Wilderness VA

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The Chewning Farm was a strategic point on the Wilderness battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/19/2010

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesJackson's Flank Attack - Chancellorsville VA

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On this quiet meadow, Stonewall Jackson led one of most famous and successful Confederate attacks during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/2/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGermanna Crossing

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Union troops crossed the Rapidan River at Germanna in pursuit of the Confederate army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 3/30/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChancellorsville Battlefield

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Part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the battle that took place here in early May 1863 is regarded by some as Robert E. Lee's greatest victory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 4/25/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesFairview - Chancellorsville VA

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An old family home was caught in an intense artillery duel at Hazel Grove during the Battle of Chancellorsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/10/2011

last visited: 7/22/2012

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Field HospitalsFairview - U.S. Civil War - Chancellorsville VA

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A family home caught in the crossfire at the Battle of Chancellorsville was turned into a hospital for the hundreds of Union soldiers who were wounded there.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2011

last visited: 7/22/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle Of Mine Run

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Gen. Meade's Federal troops and Gen. Lee's Confederate army clashed at Mine Run in Orange County, Virginia in the winter of 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2011

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesCatharine Furnace

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The Catharine Furnace found at the Chancellorsville Battlefield was used by the Confederacy during the War for the production of iron.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/4/2007

last visited: 10/23/2011

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U.S. Civil War SitesBullock House - Chancellorsville VA

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Union troops entrenched at the Bullocks' home during Gen. Joe Hooker's retreat at the Battle of Chancellorsville. Their house and fields were destroyed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/21/2012

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesLee's Greatest Triumph

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Just a little bit of history regarding the American Civil War. Or as it was known then, the War Between the States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member toadjumper

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/1/2010

last visited: 3/19/2012

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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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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Maury Birthplace

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During the Battle of Chancellorsville, Confederate cavalry chief J.E.B. Stuart made his HQ at the Maury birthplace.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/3/2007

last visited: 9/7/2007

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U.S. Civil War SitesLee-Jackson Bivouac - Chancellorsville VA

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General R. E. Lee and General Stonewall Jackson met at an intersection to discuss a bold plan against the Union Army the night of May 1, 1863 during the Battle of Chancellorsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/13/2011

last visited: 3/13/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTodd's Tavern

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The Union and Confederate cavalries clashed at the crossroads in the race for Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFirst Day At Chancellorsville Battlefield

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The troops of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and Union Gen. Joseph Hooker clashed in these fields on May 1, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/13/2010

last visited: 6/9/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesChancellorsville Earthworks

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This waymark is a nice little preserved space highlighting some forgotten history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member moongecko

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/15/2008

last visited: 6/6/2014

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BattlefieldsSpotsylvania Court House Battlefield

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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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