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Old Nov 10th 2010, 10:49 pm
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Hello there , following on from the '' How many States'' have you visited how about how many Civil war SDites have you visited , i shall start the ball rolling

Antietam -Maryland
Chancellorsville-Virginia
Fredericksburg-Virginia
Gettysburg -Pa
Manassas-Virginia
Cold Harbor-Virginia
The Wilderness-Virginia
Brandy Station-Virginia
Chickamauga-Tennessee
Lookout Mountain -Tennessee
Charleston-South Carolina
Cape Hatteras-Carolina
Olustee-Florida
Bentonville-North Carolina
Richmond-Virginia
Petersburg-Virginia
Fort Sumpter-South Carolina
Fort Fisher-Carolina
Cedar Creek-Virginia
Spotsylvania (apparently where the Waltons lived TV trivia number 20005678)
Spotsylvania Court House
Harpers Ferry -Virginia
The Great Train Raid/Chase -somewhere down south dont remember where

well theres a few unrtil i remember more
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See it's a bit of a narrow question that one, it's like me asking how many pairs of Blahnik's do you own!
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I think I might have been quite near Gettysburg once.
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Harpers Ferry -Virginia
West Virginia - a very important distinction back then...

I fully recommend visiting Appomattox, where the final surrender occurred.
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I believe there may be some Civil War attire discussed in this thread though.....
http://britishexpats.com/forum/showt...ght=chain+mail
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I believe there may be some Civil War attire discussed in this thread though.....
http://britishexpats.com/forum/showt...ght=chain+mail


This is one of our members:

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See between us we sorted it out, we found him a place to find the kit and a friend to 'do it' with!
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See between us we sorted it out, we found him a place to find the kit and a friend to 'do it' with!
And we're not even concierges!
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As with all battlefields, very sad places.

Some of those on your list had the "honor" of being fought on/at several times, in several wars.
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Originally Posted by hamlrt View Post
The Great Train Raid/Chase -somewhere down south dont remember where

well theres a few unrtil i remember more
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That's The General at Kennesaw/Big Shanty, GA. Down in my neck of the woods.
Been to quite a few of those sites. Love me some Civil War stuff.
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Not the civil war, but have walked the Minute Man trail, Concord to Lexington, MA

Not a bad walk...does go all the way into Boston though which is another 12 miles. Has the sites all listed along the way, such and such officer killed, doctors house, where Revere was captured etc.

Speaking of Revere though, also lived not far from Castine, ME, where he was the artillery officer, was put up for court martial and house arrest for incompetence, cowardice and dereliction of duty in the one and only battle he took part in...he's got a bit of a different image to the folks in Maine than to the rest of the country
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Not the civil war, but have walked the Minute Man trail, Concord to Lexington, MA

Not a bad walk...does go all the way into Boston though which is another 12 miles. Has the sites all listed along the way, such and such officer killed, doctors house, where Revere was captured etc.

Speaking of Revere though, also lived not far from Castine, ME, where he was the artillery officer, was put up for court martial and house arrest for incompetence, cowardice and dereliction of duty in the one and only battle he took part in...he's got a bit of a different image to the folks in Maine than to the rest of the country
The story in Vermont, is that Ethan Allen died from falling off a hay wagon drunk and broke his neck.
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I went to Fort Stevens in Washington, DC, the only the second time where a US president was directly under enemy fire (Lincoln went up to watch the battle and the guy next to him got shot).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Fort_Stevens
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