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Battle of Resaca
The Battle of Resaca was the second encounter between Union forces commanded by Major General William T. Sherman and Confederate forces commanded by General Joseph E. Johnston during the Atlanta Campaign. The engagement took place in Gordon and Whitfield counties, Georgia, near the town of Resaca, from May 13 through May 15, 1864. Explore this place »
Battle of Rice’s Station
On April 6, Longstreet’s command reached Rice’s Station, its farthest point south, where it was blocked by Union XXIV Corps. After some skirmishing, Longstreet withdrew over the High Bridge during the night toward Farmville. Explore this place »
Battle of Sailor's Creek
On April 6 at Sailor’s Creek, nearly one fourth of the retreating Confederate army was cut off by Sheridan’s Cavalry and elements of the II and VI Corps. This action was considered the death knell of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. Explore this place »
Battle of Salineville
On July 26, a combined force of about 3,000 Federals engaged Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and about 400 of his cavalrymen near Salineville in Columbiana County, Ohio. Morgan tried to fight his way out, but was overwhelmed, losing most of his men. Twenty-three were killed and about 300 were captured. Morgan himself briefly eluded capture until he surrendered near West Point, Ohio, about eight miles from Salineville, at 2 p.m. Explore this place »
Battle of Sutherland’s Station
Union columns converged on Petersburg on April 2. The Confederate defenders were scattered and driven northwestward. With this victory, the Federals possessed the South Side Railroad, Gen. Robert E. Lee’s last supply line into Petersburg. Explore this place »
Battle of Tom’s Brook
The Battle of Tom’s Brook was a cavalry engagement fought along Tom’s Brook near Woodstock, Virginia during the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864. Union Brigadier General Alfred Torbert’s cavalry surprised Confederate cavalry divisions commanded by Major General Thomas Rosser and Major General Lunsford Lomax on October 9, 1864. The routed Rebels retreated so rapidly that Union cavalrymen referred to the Confederate flight as the Woodstock Races. The Union victory impaired the morale and effectiveness of the Rebel cavalry for the remainder of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864. Explore this place »
Battle of White Oak Road
On March 30, Lee shifted reinforcements to meet the Federal movement to turn his right flank, placing Maj. Gen. W.H. Fitzhugh Lee’s cavalry divisions at Five Forks and transferring Pickett’s division from the Bermuda Hundred front to the extreme right. Explore this place »
Big Round Top
Big Round Top is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and was an important location during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Explore this place »
Camp Dennison
Camp Dennison Explore this place »
Cemetery Hill
Cemetery Hill is just outside of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on the Northern edge of Cemetery Ridge. The Hill was occupied by the Army of the Potomac during the Battle of Gettysburg. Explore this place »
Cemetery Ridge
Cemetery Ridge is to the south of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It was the primary position of the Army of the Potomac during the Battle of Gettysburg. Explore this place »
Culp's Hill
Culp's Hill is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and was an important location during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Explore this place »
Dallas
The Battle of Dallas was a series of encounters between Union forces commanded by Major General William T. Sherman and Confederate forces commanded by General Joseph E. Johnston during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. The engagements took place in Paulding County, Georgia, in and around Dallas, from May 26 - June 4, 1864. Explore this place »
Dalton
The Second Battle of Dalton was a military engagement between Union forces commanded by Major General George B. Steedman and Confederate forces commanded by General Joseph Wheeler during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. The encounter took place in Whitfield County, in and near Dalton, Georgia, on August 14-15, 1864. Explore this place »
Devil's Den
Devil's Den is located outside of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, at the base of Little Round Top. Fighting occurred here during the Battle of Gettysburg. Explore this place »
Ezra Church
The Battle of Ezra Church was a military engagement between Union forces commanded by Major General Oliver O. Howard and Confederate forces commanded by General John B. Hood during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. The encounter took place in Fulton County, near Atlanta, Georgia, on July 28, 1864. Explore this place »
General Lee's Headquarters and Museum
Robert E. Lee set up his headquarters in this house during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Explore this place »
Germany, Ohio
Germany, Ohio Explore this place »
Glendale, Ohio
On July 13, 1863, Morgan's Raiders passed through the community of Glendale, Ohio, north of Cincinnati, Ohio. Explore this place »
Harrison, Ohio
Near this place, Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and about 2,000 cavalrymen entered Ohio from Indiana, launching the Ohio leg of Morgan's Raid. Explore this place »

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