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American Civil War Battlefields & Sites

Discussion in 'The Civil War Traveler's Companion' started by Buckeye Bill, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. Buckeye Bill

    Buckeye Bill 2nd Lieutenant

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    How many Civil War battlefields and sites have you visited?

    * Arkansas : Pea Ridge, Prairie Grove
    * Georgia : Chickamauga, Fort Pulaski, Fort McAllister
    * Indiana : Corydon
    * Kentucky : Camp Nelson, Camp Wildcat, Cynthiana, Glasgow, Mill Springs, Munsfordville, Perryville, Richmond
    * Louisiana : Chalmette (New Orleans)
    * Maryland : Antietam, Monocacy, South Mountain
    * Mississippi : Brice's Cross Roads, Corinth, Tupelo, Vicksburg
    * Missouri : Boonville, Lexington, Westport (Kansas City), Wilson's Creek
    * Ohio : Buffington Island, Harrison (Morgan's Raids)
    * Pennsylvania : Gettysburg
    * South Carolina : Fort Sumter, James Island
    * Tennessee : Chattanooga, Fort Donelson, Franklin, Nashville, Shiloh, Spring Hill, Stones River, Thompson Station
    * Virginia : Appomattox Court House, Cold Harbor, Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, Gaines Mill, Guinea Station, Lexington, Manassas, Massaponax Church, Petersburg, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Wilderness
    * West Virginia : Harper's Ferry

    Wish List......

    * Georgia : Andersonville, Atlanta (Ringgold Gap to Jonesboro), Kennesaw Mountain, Pickett's Mill (Spring of 2014)
    * North Carolina : Averasboro, Bennett Place, Bentonville, Fort Fisher
    * Virginia : The Shenandoah Valley sites
     
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  3. Mark F. Jenkins

    Mark F. Jenkins Lt. Colonel

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    Location:
    Central Ohio
    Alabama: Mobile area (Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Blakely/Spanish Fort)
    Georgia: Fort McAllister, Fort Pulaski
    Maryland: Antietam
    Mississippi: Vicksburg
    North Carolina: Fort Fisher
    Pennsylvania: Gettysburg
    South Carolina: Fort Moultrie, Fort Sumter, Battery Park
    Tennessee: Memphis, Fort Pillow, Fort Donelson
    Virginia: Hampton Roads, Norfolk, Richmond, Harrison's Landing, City Point, Bermuda Hundred, Drewry's Bluff, Fredericksburg
     
  4. JCM6395

    JCM6395 Sergeant

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    Location:
    Southwest Indiana
    Perryville
    Ft Donelson
    Shiloh
    Vicksburg
    Chattanooga
    Chickamauga
    Ft Pickens
    Andersonville
    Manassas
    Jeff Davis home in Biloxi before Katrina

    *Gettysburg.....I drove through the battlefield once but it was real quick....so I don't feel right claiming I've been there...so it gets the asterick.
     
  5. Prison Riot

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    * Alabama : Ft. Gaines
    * Georgia : Fort Pulaski
    * North Carolina : Bennett Place, Bentonville, Ft. Fisher
    * Maryland : Antietam
    * South Carolina : Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie
    * Virginia : Appomattox Court House, Petersburg, Brandy Station


    Wish List......

    * Georgia : Andersonville,
    * Pennsylvania : Gettysburg
    * Virginia : Fredericksburg, Cold Harbor, Manassas, Winchester
    * Mississippi : Vicksburg
    * Tennessee : Shiloh
     
  6. bankerpapaw

    bankerpapaw 2nd Lieutenant

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    Arkansas: Pea Ridge, Jenkin's Ferry, Mark's Mill,
    Mississippi: Vicksburg
    Tennessee: Shiloh
    Pennsylvania: Gettysburg
    Virginia: Lee's home at Arlington Does that count?
     
  7. rickvox79

    rickvox79 First Sergeant

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    Florida: Fort Pickens, Fort Barrancas
    Alabama: Fort Morgan
    Georgia: Chickamauga
    Mississippi: Vicksburg
     
  8. Union_Buff

    Union_Buff Captain

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    Maryland: Antietam
    Pennsylvania: Gettysburg
    Western Virginia: Harper's Ferry, Bolivar Heights
     
  9. civilwartalk

    civilwartalk Lieutenant General Owner & Webmaster

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    Location:
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    Maryland: South Mountain, Antietam, Monocacy

    New Jersey: 20 inch Rodman at Sandy Hook, Swamp Angel in Trenton

    New York: Grant's Tomb, West Point Military Acadamy

    Pennsylvania: Gettysburg

    Virginia: Manassas, Ox Hill, Ball's Bluff, New Market, Cedar Creek, Kernstown, Winchester, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Spotsylvania, the Wilderness

    West Virginia: Harpers Ferry

    Here are the sites I hope to visit in the next year:
    Arlington, Va; Richmond, Va; Malvern Hill, Va; VMI; Washington Naval Yards
     
  10. Eric Wittenberg

    Eric Wittenberg Sergeant Major Forum Host

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    These are the ones that I can think of. I'm sure that there are more that I'm missing.

    Gettysburg
    Hanover
    Hunterstown
    Fairfield
    Carlisle, PA
    Westminster, MD (Corbit's Charge)
    Sporting Hill
    Oyster Point
    Antietam
    South Mountain
    Harpers Ferry
    Shepherdstown
    Monocacy
    Seven Days
    Petersburg
    White Oak Road
    Five Forks
    Appomattox Station
    Appomattox Court House
    Yellow Tavern
    Trevilian Station
    St. Mary's (Samaria) Church
    Rio Grand Hill (Charlottesville, VA)
    Brandy Station/Fleetwood Hill
    Culpeper
    Rappahannock Station
    Kelly's Ford
    Wilderness
    Spotsylvania
    North Anna
    Cold Harbor
    Fredericksburg
    Chancellorsville
    Stoneman's Raid sites
    Buffington Island
    Corydon
    Wilson's Creek
    Prairie Grove
    Pea Ridge
    Chickamauga
    Chattanooga
    Perryville
    Tebbs Bend
    Shiloh
    Corinth
    Vicksburg
    Mill Springs
    Jack's Shop
    Raccoon Ford
    Cedar Mountain
    Bull Run
    Second Bull Run
    Chantilly
    First Winchester
    Second Winchester
    Third Winchester
    Fisher's Hill
    Tom's Brook
    Cedar Creek
    Aldie
    Middleburg
    Upperville
    All sites on the retreat from Gettysburg
    Bentonville
    Averasboro
    Fayetteville
    Monroe's Crossroads
    New Bern
    Hatteras
    Fort Fisher
    Battle of the Forks (Wilmington, NC)
    Fort Sumter
    Battle of Atlanta
    Resaca
    Pickett's Mill
    Kennesaw Mountain
    Pine Mountain
    White Sulphur Springs
    Hoover's Gap
    Shelbyville, TN
    Assorted Mosby sites in northern VA
    Wapping Heights/Manassas Gap (two names for the same battle)
    Piedmont
    New Market
    Bristoe Station
    Mine Run
    Various sites associated with the Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid
    First Kernstown
    Second Kernstown
    Hupp's Hill
    Ball's Bluff
    Fort Donelson
    Wesport (in Kansas City, MO)

    That's everything that I can think of. As I said, I'm sure that there's more, but that's what I can come up with right now.

    Eric
     
  11. pamc153PA

    pamc153PA Captain Forum Host

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    Geez, Eric, you make me feel like an underachiever! :smile:
     
  12. cash

    cash Brev. Brig. Gen'l

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    Good view of the bank and the drug store? :smile:
     
  13. cash

    cash Brev. Brig. Gen'l

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    Might as well add Leesburg. Did you get to Fort Evans?
     
  14. Eric Wittenberg

    Eric Wittenberg Sergeant Major Forum Host

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    Yep, for sure.
     
  15. Eric Wittenberg

    Eric Wittenberg Sergeant Major Forum Host

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    I did. That was our first stop on the tour with Jim Morgan.
     
  16. Eric Wittenberg

    Eric Wittenberg Sergeant Major Forum Host

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    LOL. I've been at this for a while now. :smile:
     
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  17. Eric Wittenberg

    Eric Wittenberg Sergeant Major Forum Host

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    A few more that come to mind...

    Reams Station
    Staunton River Bridge (Wilson-Kautz Raid site)
    Sappony Church (again, Wilson-Kautz Raid site)
    Drewry's Bluff
    Pamplin Park
    Dinwiddie Court House
    Franklin

    Again, I'm sure there's more.
     
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  18. cash

    cash Brev. Brig. Gen'l

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    I toured it with Jim, too. He sure knows his stuff.
     
  19. Eric Wittenberg

    Eric Wittenberg Sergeant Major Forum Host

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    Nobody could possibly know more about it.
     
  20. Chattahooch33

    Chattahooch33 Sergeant Major Forum Host Civil War Photo Contest
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    Location:
    Cobb's Legion Country - Bowdon, Ga.
    Georgia:
    Chickamauga
    Ringgold Gap
    Rocky Face Ridge
    Dug Gap
    Resaca
    Lay's Ferry
    Rome Crossroads
    Cassville
    Adairsville & The Octagon House
    Dallas
    New Hope Church
    Pickett's Mill
    Kennesaw Mountain
    Kolb Farm
    Mud Creek
    Latimer's Farm
    Gilgal Church
    New Manchester, Alabama Rd. Bridge, and Campbellton operations
    Smyrna Campground
    Ruff's Mill
    Mt. Harmony
    Chattahoochee Line
    Atlanta Outer Defense (Casey's Hill, French's Redoubt)
    Atlanta Inner Defense (Fort Hood, Walker)
    Ezra Church
    Utoy Creek
    Allatoona Pass
    Peachtree Creek
    Atlanta
    Jonesboro
    Brown's Mill
    Decatur
    LaGrange
    Griswoldville
    Macon Defense Line
    Lovejoy Station
    Fort McAllister
    Savannah Defenses
    Fort Pulaski

    South Carolina:
    Secessionville
    Fort Moultrie
    John's Island
    Sullivan Island
    Grimball's Landing

    Florida:
    Olustee
    Fort Walton

    Tennessee:
    Shiloh
    Spring Hill
    Franklin
    Wauhatchie
    Lookout Mtn.
    Missionary Ridge
    Ross's Gap
    Memphis

    Alabama:
    Fort Gaines


    Mississippi:
    Corinth

    Virginia:
    Chickahominy Creek
    Beaver Dam Creek
    Yorktown, Williamsburg, and forts\redoubts
    Gaines Mill
    Malvern Hill
    Mechanicsville
    Seven Pines
    Cold Harbor
    Glendale
    Garnett's & Golden's Farm
    Front Royal
    New Market
    McDowell
    Port Republic
    Cross Keys
    Ceder Creek
    Yellow Tavern

    ...that it?
     
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  21. Buckeye Bill

    Buckeye Bill 2nd Lieutenant

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    Good stuff, guys!
     

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