Places, A-Z

Jonesborough
The Battle of Jonesborough (also called the Battle of Jonesboro) was a military engagement between Union forces commanded by Major General William T. Sherman and Confederate forces commanded by General John B. Hood during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. The encounter took place in Clayton County, near the town of Jonesborough, Georgia, from August 31-September 1, 1864. Explore this place »
Kennesaw Mountain
The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain was a military engagement 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 encounter took place in Cobb County, near Marietta, Georgia, on June 27, 1864. Explore this place »
Kolb's Farm
The Battle of Kolb's Farm was a military engagement 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 encounter took place in Cobb County, around Marietta, Georgia, on June 22, 1864. Explore this place »
Little Round Top
Little Round Top is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and was an important location during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Explore this place »
Lovejoy's Station
The Battle of Lovejoy's Station was a military engagement between Union forces commanded by Brigadier General Judson Kilpatrick and Confederate forces commanded by Major General Patrick Cleburne during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. The encounter took place in Clayton County, Georgia at Lovejoy's Station, on the Macon and Western Railroad, on August 20, 1864. Explore this place »
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg
Combat took place on the grounds of the Lutheran Seminary on the west side of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Explore this place »
Marietta
The Marietta Operations was a series of engagements 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 encounters took place in Cobb County, around Marietta, Georgia, from June 9 - July 3, 1864. Explore this place »
McLean Farm
On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant in the parlor of Wilmer McLean's house near Appomattox Court House. Explore this place »
McPherson’s Ridge
McPherson’s Ridge is located just west of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Battle of Gettysburg began with fighting along the ridge on July 1, 1863. Explore this place »
Morgan's Capture
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. Morgan himself briefly eluded capture until he surrendered near West Point, Ohio, about eight miles from Salineville, at 2 p.m. Explore this place »
New Hope Church
The Battle of New Hope Church was an encounter 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 engagement took place in Paulding County, Georgia on May 25-26, 1864. Explore this place »
Ohio Penitentiary
On November 27, Morgan and six of his officers escaped from the prison and made their way by train to Cincinnati where Confederate sympathizers helped them cross the Ohio River to safety in Kentucky. Explore this place »
Peachtree Creek
The Battle of Peachtree Creek was a military engagement between Union forces commanded by Major General George H. Thomas 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, on the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia, on July 20, 1864. Explore this place »
Pickett’s Mill
The Battle of Pickett’s Mill was an encounter 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 engagement took place in Paulding County, Georgia, on May 27, 1864. Explore this place »
Point Pleasant, Ohio
Ulysses S. Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. Explore this place »
Pomeroy, Ohio
Here Brigadier General Henry Moses Judah's division prevented Morgan's Raiders from crossing the Ohio River and escaping to Kentucky. Explore this place »
Seminary Ridge
Seminary Ridge is just outside of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Ridge was primarily occupied by the Army of Virginia during the Battle of Gettysburg, and served as the point from which Pickett's Charge was launched on July 3, 1863. Explore this place »
Springdale, Ohio
On July 13, 1863, Morgan's Raiders passed through the community of Springdale, Ohio, north of Cincinnati, Ohio. Confederate troops entered several local houses and businesses to confiscate food, drink, supplies, and horses. The home of the town butcher, John Watson, served as General Morgan's temporary headquarters. Explore this place »
United States Military Academy at West Point
Many of the officers that served in the Union and Confederate armies attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. Explore this place »
Utoy Creek
The Battle of Utoy Creek was a military engagement between Union forces commanded by Major General John M. Schofield 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, southwest of Atlanta, Georgia, on August 5-7, 1864. Explore this place »

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