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By Keith L, October 7, 2009
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Wisconsin (Vernon County), De Soto — 8 CVP — Black Hawk WarBattle Bluff · Battle Hollow · Battle Island
Battle Bluff ↑ Elv 1139ft Battle Hollow → Severe fighting 1 mile east between Gen. Henry's 300 Ill. militia and 300 Sac Indians Aug. 2 1832. ← Battle Island Hard fighting opposite. 1200 white soldiers . . . — Map (db m24501) HM

Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — The Temperance Movement Battled Madison's BreweriesThe Madison Heritage Series
Owning a State Street beer establishment wasn’t easy in the early 1900s. As the temperance movement gathered momentum throughout the country, increasing numbers of Americans wanted alcohol consumption outlawed. Founded in 1863, Hausmann’s Capital . . . — Map (db m33967) HM

Georgia (Macon County), Andersonville — The Battling Bastards of BataanNo Mama, No Papa, No Uncle Sam — Andersonville National Historic Site
“…The Bataan garrison was destroyed due to its dreadful handicaps, but no army in history more thoroughly accomplished its mission…” General of the Army Douglas MacArthur.

“This bronze is presented to the Andersonville . . . — Map (db m93022) WM

New York (Niagara County), Youngstown — Dueling CannonsBattling for Control of the Niagara
Strategic Importance When European explorers reached the Great Lakes, they realized that passage up the Niagara River would unlock routes to the west. Traveling by water from the lakes, they could reach the Ohio and Mississippi . . . — Map (db m67492) HM
South Carolina (Aiken County), North Augusta — War of 1812 Tribute
War of 1812 1812 — 1815 They bravely fought and willingly died for principles they knew to be right. — Map (db m30869) WM
Virginia (Prince William County), Manassas — Battling for the Rocky KnollSecond Battle of Manassas — Day Two - August 29, 1862
Stonewall Jackson's defensive line extended nearly two miles - from Sudley Church to the Brawner Farm. Many of his 24,000 troops were posted behind the cuts and fills of the unfinished railroad grade before you. The formidable position enabled . . . — Map (db m88517) HM

Alabama (Russell County), Phenix City — Before The Battle / Battle Of Girard
(obverse) Before The Battle All day that Easter Sunday the Confederate forces commanded by Col. Leon von Zinken awaited the Union Army they knew was on the way from Tuskegee. Lacking the men needed to hold it, they were forced to . . . — Map (db m69058) HM
Florida (Baker County), Olustee — Battle of Ocean Pond (or The Battle of Olustee)
Here was fought on February 20, 1864 the Battle of Ocean Pond under the immediate command of General Alfred Holt Colquitt "Hero of Olustee" This decisive engagement prevented a Sherman-like invasion of Georgia from the south. . . . — Map (db m54361) HM
Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — The Battle of Brown's Mill: Detour to BattleBrown's Mill Battlefield
Anxious to avoid a fight, McCook left the 8th Indiana to contend with the Confederates at the depot while the rest of his command detoured south on the East Newnan Road. Upon reaching Land Lot 38, near Turkey Creek, the column veered to the . . . — Map (db m94662) HM
Mississippi (Claiborne County), Bruinsburg — Battle of Port Gibson – The BattleWindsor Battlefield Tour
Confederate General Martin Green had posted his brigade near magnolia church with at outpost at the A.K. Shaifer House. Shortly after midnight, Green rode forward to check on his pickets. The General found Mrs. Shaffer and the ladies frantically . . . — Map (db m105844) HM
Mississippi (Lee County), Baldwyn — Interpretive SitesBattle of Brice's Crossroads • June 10, 1864 Battle of Tupelo • July 13-15, 1864
Welcome to the Mississippi's Final Stands Interpretive Center. After visiting our museum gallery, we hope that you will tour the Brice's Crossroads and Tupelo battlefields for yourself, with the help of our audio tour and roadside signage. . . . — Map (db m91147) HM
Virginia (Fauquier County), Auburn — CL-9 — Battle of Coffee Hill (Second Battle of Auburn)
During the early morning of 14 Oct. 1863, just northwest of here, Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and two cavalry brigades, cut off from the Army of Northern Virginia by Federal infantry, attacked Union Brig. Gen. John C. Caldwell’s forces as they brewed . . . — Map (db m2437) HM
Virginia, Petersburg — Siege of Petersburg—Lee Strikes BackMarch 25, 1865 Battle of Fort Stedman to Battle of Jones Farm
By March 1865 Confederate General Robert E. Lee had suffered through nearly nine months of fighting, had repulsed seven Union offensives, and had his men spread along a 37-mile-long front. Knowing that it was only a matter of time before his lines . . . — Map (db m85861) HM

Georgia (Burke County), Waynesboro — L25 — The J.D. Roberts HomeA Witness to the Battles for Waynesborough — March to the Sea Heritage Trail
Built about 1858 in the Georgian Cottage style as a home for J. D. Roberts, the house was designed by noted architect John Trowbridge. Subsequent occupants have included a doctor's office, millinery shop and county museum. In late 1864 the house . . . — Map (db m103299) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Hampton — The Crawford-Dorsey House"In The Midst Of Battles"
Men such as Stephen Green Dorsey represented the peak of the planter class as it existed in this locality. His father moved into what became Clayton County and built a two story log cabin shortly after the Treaty of Indian Springs in 1821 opened the . . . — Map (db m70117) HM
Louisiana (De Soto Parish), Mansfield — Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross RoadsApril 8. 1864 — Confederate Battle Line at 4:00 P.M.~First Phase of Battle
From this point the line extended about 400 yards Northeast, thence East about a mile. It extended about a half mile South from here. — Map (db m105293) HM
Maryland (Calvert County), Saint Leonard — St. Leonard CreekScene of naval battles during War of 1812
In June, 1814, Maryland's Commodore Joshua Barney commanded American flotilla of barges, gunboats and a sloop in attacks on superior British forces in Patuxent River and its tributary, St. Leonard Creek. After flotilla moved up Patuxent and was . . . — Map (db m3463) HM
Missouri (Clay County), Liberty — Civil War Memorial
Jewell Hall was used as a hospital and barracks and this hill was fortified by Federal troops under Col. John Scott after their defeat at the Battle of Blue Mills Ferry, Sept. 17, 1861. A line of rifle pits was thrown up from the present location of . . . — Map (db m45555) HM
Missouri (Clay County), Liberty — Mass Grave Site
The undulations in the ground behind this plaque mark the site of the mass burial of 17 men killed at the Battle of Liberty on September 17, 1861. These Federal soldiers came to Liberty to prevent Confederates from joining General Price at the seige . . . — Map (db m45569) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), New Hampton — General Daniel MorganHero of the Battles of Saratoga and Cowpens
Daniel Morgan was born in New Hampton, Hunterdon County in 1736. Like other residents on the New Jersey frontier, Morgan's father worked for the Union Iron Furnace. Uneducated, Morgan left home in 1751 and worked as a wagoner in Pittstown, NJ. He . . . — Map (db m68830) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Hamilton Township — 5 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777 (Adjacent Marker, below original on obelisk): In Memory of all the deceased members of Hamilton Township Post 3525 Veterans of Foreign Wars — Map (db m4253) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Hamilton Township — 3 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777 — Map (db m4251) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Hamilton Township — 8 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777 — Map (db m4260) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Hamilton Township — 6 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777 — Map (db m4256) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Hamilton Township — 7 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777 — Map (db m4258) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Hamilton Township — 4 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777 — Map (db m4252) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Lawrence Township — 9 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777 — Map (db m4262) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton Township — 11 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777 — Map (db m4264) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton Township — 12 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777 — Map (db m4265) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton Township — 10 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777 — Map (db m4263) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Trenton — 1 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777. — Map (db m4057) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Trenton — 2 of 12 — Route of Washington’s March
Route of Washington’s march by night from Trenton to Princeton and victory January 3, 1777 — Map (db m4074) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — Beaver Dam Creek1862 Seven Days' Battles
(left panel) Visiting Richmond National Battlefield Park The concentration of Civil War resources found in the Richmond area is unparalleled. The National Park Service manages 13 sites, giving visitors an opportunity to examine the . . . — Map (db m37063) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — Gaines' Mill1862 Seven Days' Battles
(left panel) Visiting Richmond National Battlefield Park The concentration of Civil War resources found in the Richmond area is unparalleled. The National Park Service manages 13 sites, giving visitors an opportunity to examine the . . . — Map (db m40249) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Henrico — Malvern Hill1862 Seven Days' Battles
(left panel) Visiting Richmond National Battlefield Park The concentration of Civil War resources found in the Richmond area is unparalleled. The National Park Service manages 13 sites, giving visitors an opportunity to examine the . . . — Map (db m46911) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Richmond — Chickahominy Bluff1862 Seven Days' Battles
(left panel) Visiting Richmond National Battlefield Park The concentration of Civil War resources found in the Richmond area is unparalleled. The National Park Service manages 13 sites, giving visitors an opportunity to examine the . . . — Map (db m34663) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Manassas — George T. Stovall
This marble marks the spot where fell George T. Stovall of the Rome Light Guards, 8th Regt. Georgia Volunteers in the battle of July 21, 1861. Born at Augusta, GA, April 25, 1835. His life he devoted to his God and sacrificed in his country's . . . — Map (db m1996) HM
Wyoming (Crook County), Sundance — The Custer TrailSite of Sacred Lands and Historic Battles
Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer's Black Hills Expedition crossed northeastern Wyoming from July 17-25, 1874, camping within three miles of this location. forged by 1000 men (cavalry, infantry, teamsters, scientists, miners, newspaper reporters, . . . — Map (db m45381) HM

Alabama (Barbour County), Louisville — The Battles of Hobdy's Bridge and Pea River — Creek Heritage Trail
The battles of Hobdy's Bridge and Pea River were the result of the desperate attempt of Creeks to avoid removal to the West by fleeing to Florida along trails bordering the Pea and Conecuh Rivers. The battles marked the last large-scale . . . — Map (db m111627) HM
Alabama (Pike County), Banks — Hobdy's Bridge: Last Indian Battles in Alabama
The Second Creek War of 1836 broke out when many Creek Indians resisted forced removal after an 1832 treaty ceded the last of their tribal lands in Alabama. As hostility increased between white settlers pouring into the area and Creeks who were . . . — Map (db m111577) HM
Arkansas (Sharp County), Hardy — Battles of Martin Creek and Morgan's Mill
Near this place, on February 8, 1864, Union and Confederate forces engaged in a 12 mile running battle that ranged from the old Morgan's Mill on Spring River up and across Martin's Creek along the old Indian trail that ran from Memphis to . . . — Map (db m49108) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — Battles and Engagements of the Delaware Regiment
Battles around New York City and Environs, 1776-1779 1. Long Island, August 27, 1776 2. Throg's Neck, October 12-18, 1776 3. Mamaroneck Raid, October 22, 1776 4. White Plains, October 28, 1776 5. Retreat across New Jersey, . . . — Map (db m39713) HM
Georgia (Bibb County), Macon — 011-5 — Battles of Dunlap Farm
On July 30, 1864, Gen. Stoneman with 2,500 cavalry crossed Walnut Creek & placed his cannon on a ridge on the Dunlap farm. He attacked Macon to capture the gold in the Confederate Depository; to destroy the Armory, Arsenal & Laboratories, the . . . — Map (db m98661) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 51-8 — The Battles for Atlanta
Between July and Sept. 1864, during the American Civil War, U.S. and Confederate armies struggled for control of Atlanta, the major manufacturing center and railroad hub of the Deep South. Four inconclusive battles occurred inside the present day . . . — Map (db m37176) HM
Georgia (Whitfield County), Dalton — 155-33 — Battles of Tilton<-- 2.8 mi. --<<<
2.8 miles E. of here, on May 13, 1864, a delaying action was fought as Confederates moved south toward Resaca. On Oct.13, 1864, part of French’s Division of Stewart’s Corps, Confederates Army of Tennessee, attacked this place, then garrisoned by 300 . . . — Map (db m44623) HM
Kentucky (Floyd County), Prestonsburg — Eastern Kentucky's Civil War Battles and Skirmishes, 1861-1862
Skirmish at West Liberty, October 23 1861 - Col. L.A. Harris' 2nd Ohio Infantry regiment and a company of Union cavalry, part of Gen. William "Bull" Nelson's command, skirmish with Capt. Jack May's much smaller Morgan Guards, driving them . . . — Map (db m69143) HM
Kentucky (Floyd County), Prestonsburg — Eastern Kentucky's Civil War Battles and Skirmishes, 1863-1864
Marshall's Raid Through Eastern Kentucky, March-April 1863 - On March 15, 1863, Marshall comes through Pound Gap with 1,800 mounted men, including Col. Henry Giltner's 4th Kentucky, Col. Thomas Johnson's 2nd Kentucky, Col. Ezekiel F. . . . — Map (db m69145) HM
Louisiana (Ascension Parish), Gonzales — "The Mother of All Battles Has Begun!"- Saddam Hussein, January 17, 1991
As U.S.-led coalition forces began to unleash a ferocious air war on Iraq with Operation Desert Storm, Iraq's dictator Saddam Hussein took to state radio, telling his people "the great duel, the mother of all battles has begun...the dawn of victory . . . — Map (db m115062) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — Battles of the River Raisin
[Marker side facing south] Describing the American victory of January 18, 1813, Capt. John McCalla of the 5th Kentucky, wrote: "I have seen the enemy, and I have seen him defeated. I have seen my fellow soldiers extended lifeless bloody . . . — Map (db m20945) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — Site of Battles of Jan. 18 - 22
[Marker Front] Site of Battles of Jan. 18 - 22 Gen. Winchester in Command, and River Raisin Massacre Jan. 23, 1813 [Marker Reverse] 800 Americans under Cols. Allen, Lewis and Wells Fought desperately against . . . — Map (db m20041) HM
Minnesota (Brown County), New Ulm — Two Battles of New Ulm
The first news of the Sioux Uprising was brought to New Ulm at noon on August 18, 1862, by survivors of a Civil War recruiting party that had been ambushed in Milford Township. Barricades were hastily erected in a three-block area on Minnesota . . . — Map (db m65402) HM
Missouri (Newton County), Newtonia — The Battles of Newtonia Commemoration
In commemoration of the battles fought at Newtonia in the Civil War. The first on September 30, 1862 between the Union forces under Colonel Fredrick Salomon and Confederate forces under General Jo Shelby. The second on October 28, 1864. This . . . — Map (db m78170) HM WM
Missouri (Vernon County), Deerfield — Battles in the Marmaton ValleyA State Divided: The Civil War in Missouri
Action at Dry Wood Creek, Sept. 2, 1861 Following the Southern victory at Wilson's Creek near Springfield (Aug. 10, 1861), Maj. Gen. Sterling Price led the pro-Confederate Missouri State Guard, which numbered about 10,000 men, north to . . . — Map (db m39842) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Trenton — The Battles of Trenton, Turning Point of the Revolution
By December of 1776, the Continental Army had withdrawn in disarray from New York, across Central New Jersey and the Delaware River into Pennsylvania. The British were in complacent pursuit, confident that it was only a matter of weeks or months . . . — Map (db m4274) HM
New Mexico (Santa Fe County), Glorieta — Colorado Volunteers at the Battles of Glorieta PassMarch 26-28, 1862
On this site and several miles to the west along the Santa Fe Trail, Colorado Volunteers and Regular U.S. Troops fought a Confederate force from Texas in the Battle of Glorieta Pass. Although no clear victory emerged after two days of fierce and . . . — Map (db m55177) HM
New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Colonial Battles Fought in this VicinityA.D. 1900
The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York erected this tablet to commemorate the colonial battles fought in this vicinity. Champlain with Hurons and Algonquins defeated the Iroquois July 30, 1609 near the shore. Montcalm defeated . . . — Map (db m9560) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Stillwater — 225th Anniversary Battles of Saratoga1777 – 2002
Turning point in the struggle for an independent United States of America Saratoga Battle Chapter Sons of the American Revolution 4 July 2002 Originally placed in honor of our Nation’s Bicentennial — Map (db m9171) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Northville — Battles of Penny’s and Luce’s Landing1814 - 1926
At Penny’s Landing Farmers and Militia prevented the capture of Sloop Nancy by British Man of War Sylph. At Luce’s Landing Revenue Cutter Nathan Hale was captured by British Frigate after a valiant defense for three days by its . . . — Map (db m20012) HM
New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — The Battles of Saratoga - 1777Historic New York
          One of the most decisive battles in world history ended with the surrender near here of the British army invading from Canada under General “Gentleman Johnny” Burgoyne in 1777. The defeat ended a summer-long campaign by over . . . — Map (db m56850) HM
Tennessee (Greene County), Mosheim — Battles of Blue SpringsFighting on the Same Ground Twice
On the morning of October 10, 1863, Union Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside’s campaign suddenly arrived at Blue Springs (present-day Mosheim) when Union cavalry attacked Confederate General John S. Williams’s troops. By noon, the Confederate lines were . . . — Map (db m69566) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Lookout Mountain — The Battles for Chattanooga1863
A series of battles in 1863 secured Chattanooga for the Union The city of Chattanooga with its railroads and riverboats was a vital transportation center during the Civil War. Both armies recognized its importance. In the . . . — Map (db m58463) HM
Texas (Garza County), Post — 602 — C. W. Post Rain Battles
  Site of 1911-1914 dynamiting to produce rain, carried on by C. W. Post, Texas farm colonizer and cereal foods millionaire.   After reading that rain often accompanies cannonading in war, Post planned "battles" to relieve droughts. He . . . — Map (db m88799) HM
Virginia (Frederick County), Winchester — Kernstown Battles
Around this site and a mile to the west occurred two major battles of the Civil War. First Kernstown March 23, 1862 Stonewall Jackson attacked what appeared to be a withdrawing federal force led by federal Br. Gen. Shields. Desperate fighting . . . — Map (db m2632) HM
Virginia, Fredericksburg — E-44 — Battles of Fredericksburg
During the First and Second Battles of Fredericksburg, the Confederates occupied Marye’s Heights, a defensive position enhanced by a sunken road and stone wall on the eastern slope. On 13 Dec. 1862, during the first battle, Lt. Gen. James . . . — Map (db m1672) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-8 — Seven Days BattlesPorter’s Withdrawal
Along this road Fitz-John Porter withdrew from Beaver Dam Creek in the early morning of June 27, 1862. McClellan, having learned that Stonewall Jackson was approaching Porter’s rear, late at night ordered the withdrawal to another position. This was . . . — Map (db m14994) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-80 — Seven Days BattlesGaines’s Mill
On this hill, facing north, Sykes’s division was posted in the afternoon of June 27, 1862, holding the eastern end of the Union line. Here Jackson attacked, while to the west A. P. Hill and Longstreet renewed their assaults. When the Union line was . . . — Map (db m15225) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-16 — Seven Days BattlesGaines’s Mill
This is the site of Gaines’s Mill, which gave its name to the Battle of June 27, 1862. Here A. P. Hill’s advance guard, following Porter, came in contact with the Union rearguard. After a short action the Unionists withdrew to a position on . . . — Map (db m14996) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-60 — Seven Days BattlesGaines's Mill
Stonewall Jackson reached this point in the afternoon of June 27, 1862, after a circuit of Gaines's Mill. When he learned that A. P. Hill and Longstreet to the west were hard pressed, he moved south to join in the attack. — Map (db m15464) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-4 — Seven Days BattlesMechanicsville
Down this slope in the late afternoon of June 26, 1862, A. P. Hill moved to attack the Unionists holding the east side of Beaver Dam Creek. Pender’s Brigade was on the left, Ripley’s on the right. Exposed to a terrible fire from entrenched troops, . . . — Map (db m14985) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-10 — Seven Days BattlesGaines’s Mill
Here Lee and Stonewall Jackson conferred in the morning of June 27, 1862. Jackson’s troops halted here until A. P. Hill arrived from Beaver Dam Creek. Hill then moved southward by Gaines’s Mill and Longstreet turned to the east. All three columns . . . — Map (db m15053) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-2 — Seven Days BattlesMechanicsville
Mechanicsville was held by Union outposts when, in the early afternoon of June 26, 1862, A. P. Hill reached it coming from the north. The Unionists were quickly driven back to their position on Beaver Dam Creek. Then D. H. Hill, followed by . . . — Map (db m15211) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-25 — Seven Days BattlesGaines’s Mill
Along the slopes of Boatswain Creek, facing north and west, extended Porter’s position in the afternoon of June 27, 1862. The line was held by Sykes’s division facing north, and Morell’s facing west. Later McCall was thrown in to assist Morell. At . . . — Map (db m15008) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-70 — Seven Days BattlesGaines's Mill
The hill to the south, part of the Union line, was assailed by Stonewall Jackson (with D. H. Hill) in the late afternoon of June 27, 1862, after A. P. Hill's and Longstreet's first assaults on the west had failed. Jackson's men carried the Union . . . — Map (db m16169) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-12 — Seven Days' BattlesNew Bridge
Leading up to and during the Seven Days' Battles from 25 June to 1 July 1862, bridges and roads played an important role in the movement of the Union and Confederate armies. New Bridge on the Chickahominy River was 1.5 miles south of here, and was . . . — Map (db m15675) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-9 — Seven Days' BattlesJackson's March to the Battlefields
Confederate Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson and his troops passed through this intersection on 27 June 1862, having arrived from the Shenandoah Valley. Jackson's troops united with Gen. Robert E. Lee's forces just south of here at Walnut Grove . . . — Map (db m96723) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — PA-20 — Seven Days’ BattlesGaines’s Mill
Half a mile south is Boatswain Creek. The battle that was begun at Gaines’s Mill by A. P. Hill, following Porter’s rear guard, culminated at the Union position on Boatswain Creek. There A. P. Hill and Longstreet, moving eastward, and Jackson coming . . . — Map (db m14998) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — O-6 — Seven Days’ BattlesBattle of Beaver Dam Creek
The Civil War battle of Beaver Dam Creek (Mechanicsville) began on the afternoon of 26 June 1862. Confederate Maj. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill’s division crossed the Chickahominy upstream at Meadow Bridges and encountered Union skirmishers. The Federals . . . — Map (db m14988) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — E-11 — The Chickahominy River & Seven Days' Battles
During the Civil War's Seven Days' Battles from 25 June to 1 July 1862, many engagements occurred along and near the Chickahominy River. Union Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan led the Army of the Potomac. His goal was to capture the Confederate capital . . . — Map (db m15212) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Glendale — PA-180 — Seven Days BattlesMalvern Hill
Here Lee met Longstreet and Jackson in the morning of July 1, 1862. D. H. Hill reported the strength of the Union position on Malvern Hill; but Lee, having cause to believe the Unionists were weakening, prepared to attack. Jackson and D. H. Hill . . . — Map (db m15076) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Glendale — PA-220 — Seven Days BattlesMalvern Hill
Here from east to west, Berdan’s sharpshooters of Morell’s division were strung out in the afternoon of July 1, 1862. Their rapid and accurate fire harassed the Confederates as they emerged from the woods and charged up the hill. — Map (db m14931) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Glendale — PA-235 — Seven Days BattlesMalvern Hill
Across the road here stretched the Union line of battle in the afternoon of July 1, 1862. Couch’s, Kearney’s and Hooker’s divisions were to the east of the road, Morell to the west, with Sykes in reserve. The Confederates made several attacks and, . . . — Map (db m14911) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Glendale — PA-195 — Seven Days BattlesMalvern Hill
Across the road here stretched the Confederate line of battle, facing south, in the afternoon of July 1, 1862. Jackson commanded here, Magruder to the west. Longstreet and A. P. Hill were in reserve the battle lasted intermittently. From morning to . . . — Map (db m14920) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Glendale — PA-190 — Seven Days BattlesGlendale (Frayser’s Farm)
This was the extreme left of the Union line at Glendale, and was held by Hooker’s Division. When McCall (just to the north) was broken, Hooker, supported by Burns’s brigade, drove the Confederates back. In the night the Union army marched southward. — Map (db m15077) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Glendale — PA-230 — Seven Days BattlesMalvern Hill
Across the hill here from east to west the Union artillery was in position in the afternoon of July 1, 1862. The Union batteries overpowered the few cannon the Confederates were able to bring up. When the Southern infantry charged from the woods, . . . — Map (db m14909) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Glendale — PA-175 — Seven Days’ BattlesGlendale (Frayser’s Farm)
Willis Church Road runs from here to Malvern Hill. A large part of Union Gen. George B. McClellan’s Army of the Potomac followed this road south toward the James River, four miles ahead, near the end of the Seven Days’ Battles in 1862. On 30 June, . . . — Map (db m15061) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Highland Springs — PA-105 — Seven Days BattlesGrape Vine Bridge
Here Sumner crossed the river to reinforce the part of McClellan's army fighting at Fair Oaks, May 31, 1862. Here a part of Porter's force crossed in the night of June 27, 1862 after the battle of Gaines's Mill. Here Stonewall Jackson, rebuilding . . . — Map (db m15655) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Highland Springs — PA-125 — Seven Days BattlesGolding's Farm
Half a mile northwest occurred the action of Golding's Farm at dusk on June 27, 1862, as the battle of Gaines's Mill, on the other side of the river, was ending. The Confederates, sallying from their defenses, attacked Hancock's brigade holding the . . . — Map (db m15657) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Richmond — PA-163 — Seven Days BattlesGlendale (Frayser's Farm)
Here stood the center of Longstreet's line of battle in the afternoon of June 30, 1862. The Confederates, coming from the west, attacked the Union line just beyond. The battle lasted all afternoon, with varying fortunes and much hand-to-hand . . . — Map (db m16180) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Richmond — Seven Days' Battles Begin
By the final week of June 1862, the Union army lay sprawled east of Richmond, on both sides of the flooded Chickahominy River. General George B. McClellan planned to move that army within artillery range of Richmond; Confederate leader Robert E. Lee . . . — Map (db m34665) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Sandston — PA-140 — Seven Days BattlesAllen's Farm
On 26 June 1862, Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan abandoned his plan to besiege Richmond and began his retreat to the James River. Gen. Robert E. Lee pursued, determined to destroy the Army of the Potomac. Just north of here at Allen's Farm, at 9:00 . . . — Map (db m15682) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Sandston — PA-152 — Seven Days BattlesWhite Oak Swamp
Here the greater part of McClellan’s army and wagon trains crossed the swamp, June 28-30, 1862. Jackson, pursuing, arrived about noon on June 30, to find the bridge destroyed and the Unionists holding the south side. Failing to force a passage that . . . — Map (db m3721) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Sandston — PA-144 — Seven Days BattlesSavage's Station
Here, facing west, stretched the Union line in the afternoon of June 29, 1862. Brook's brigade was south of the road with Gorman's and Burn's brigades to the north. In a furious conflict Burn's line was broken but was restored by Sumner in person. . . . — Map (db m15660) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Sandston — PA--148 — Seven Days BattlesWhite Oak Swamp
On a hill just to the west Stonewall Jackson placed his artillery about midday on June 30, 1862. An artillery duel then began with Franklin, guarding the south side of White Oak Swamp, that lasted until dark. — Map (db m3722) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Sandston — PA-155 — Seven Days BattlesWhite Oak Swamp
Here Franklin, aided by Richardson, held the passage of White Oak Swamp against Jackson while the Battle of Glendale raged near by, June 30, 1862. A fierce duel went on all afternoon between the Union batteries here and Jackson’s guns on the north . . . — Map (db m3723) HM
Virginia (Henrico County), Sandston — PA-142 — Seven Days Battles - Savage’s Station
Here Magruder’s line of Battle, facing east, formed in the late afternoon of June 29, 1862. Barksdale’s, Semmes’s and Kershaw’s Brigades, extending from south of this road to the railroad, made a desperate effort to prevent the Union withdrawal. . . . — Map (db m3686) HM
Virginia (Loudoun County), Dover — B-22 — Cavalry Battles
In June 1863, Gen. Robert E. Lee led the Army of Northern Virginia through gaps in the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains and into the Shenandoah Valley to invade the North. Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry corps screened the army from Federal . . . — Map (db m1454) HM
Virginia (Stafford County), Chatham Heights — Between Battles
As the spring of 1863 brought green to the countryside and fish up the river, the legions of civil strife faced each other cheerfully across the Rappahannock. After the slaughter of Fredericksburg, the embattled brothers held off death for the time. . . . — Map (db m4726) HM
West Virginia (Berkeley County), Falling Waters — Battles of Falling Waters“A splendid falls”
During the Civil War, the strategically important Valley Turnpike crossed the stream just above the small waterfall here. Two battles were fought nearby. The first occurred on July 2, 1861, half a mile south on the Porterfield Farm. On the morning . . . — Map (db m58083) HM
West Virginia (Fayette County), Gauley Bridge — Battles For The BridgesGauley Bridge - A Town in Between
When the war began, most residents of this part of present-day West Virginia were Confederate in their sympathies. Both Confederate and Union forces considered the wooden covered bridge here strategically important because the James River and . . . — Map (db m34373) HM

Belgium, East Flanders, Oudenaarde — Oudenaarde American Monument37th and 91st U.S. Divisions Regional Activities
This monument is dedicated to the memory of the 40,000 troops of the 37th and 91st Divisions together with the 53rd Artillery Brigade of the American Expeditionary Forces, who fought in this region between 30 October and 11 November of 1918. It was . . . — Map (db m87345) HM WM
Belgium, West Flanders, Vierstraat — Kemmel American Monument27th and 30th U.S. Divisions in the Ypers-Lys Offensive
This monument commemorates the achievements of the 27th and 30th Divisions which fought in the Ypres-Lys offensive with the British Army from 18 August to 4 September 1918. It was designed by the architect George Howe of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, . . . — Map (db m87339) HM WM
France, Champagne-Ardenne (Marne Département), Sommepy-Tahure — Sommepy American MonumentThe Blanc Mont Offensive
In early June 1918 the 42D American Division entered the battle lines with the 13th and 170th French Divisions near Souain. There it gallantly assisted in repelling the last German major offensive of the War. When the Allies began their great . . . — Map (db m87323) HM WM
France, Lorraine (Meuse Département), Montfaucon-d'Argonne — Montfaucon American MonumentThe Meuse-Argonne Offensive
(Panel #1) The Montfaucon Monument commemorates the Meuse-Argonne offensive. During 47 days of fighting between September 26 and November 11, 1918, the American First Army forced a general retreat on this front. The crest of this hill . . . — Map (db m87055) HM WM
France, Lorraine (Meuse Département), Montsec — Montsec American MonumentThe St. Mihiel Salient
(Main Panel:) This Monument has been erected by the United States of America to commemorate the capture of the St. Mihiel Salient by the troops of her First Army and to record the services of the American Expeditionary Forces on the battle . . . — Map (db m87043) HM WM
France, Meuse, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon — Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery
Dedicated to the memory of those who died for their country. — Map (db m92172) WM
France, Picardie (Aisne Département), Château-Thierry — American Aisne-Marne Memorial
Front Panel (English inscription): This Monument has been erected by the United States of America to commemorate the services of her troops and those of France who fought in this region during the World War. It stands as a lasting symbol of . . . — Map (db m86789) HM WM
France, Picardie (Somme Département), Cantigny — Cantigny American Monument
Erected by the United States of America to commemorate the first attack by an American Division in the World War (Reverse Side:) The First Division United States Army operating under the X French Corps . . . — Map (db m85933) HM WM
Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg City — Military Operations in Western Europe6 June 1944—8 May 1945
On 6 June 1944, preceded by airborne units and covered by naval and air bombardment, United States and British Commonwealth forces landed on the coast of Normandy. Pushing southward they established a beachhead some 20 miles in depth. On 25 July, in . . . — Map (db m92185) WM
Philippines, Metro Manila, Taguig — Manila American Cemetery and Memorial — The American Battle Monuments Commission
Manila American Cemetery, the largest of 24 cemeteries built and administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission, both in area and number of graves. 16,636 military dead of the United States of America from World War II rest here, . . . — Map (db m73079) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Battle of Britain Memorial
Front: The Battle of Britain Back: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few Winston Churchill — Map (db m85843) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Gulf Shores — "Damn The Torpedoes!" The Campaigns for Mobile, 1864 - 1865
(preface) "Damn the Torpedoes!" is a familiar battle cry, but there's more to the story! The Mobile Civil War Trail is your guide to military movements and the way of life on and around Mobile Bay in the closing two years of the Civil . . . — Map (db m87247) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Gulf Shores — Stop C4 — "The Shells Were Bursting All Around Us"The Siege of Fort Morgan: — Stop C4
After the surrender of Fort Gaines, U.S. General Gordon Granger prepared to besiege Fort Morgan. On August 9, 1864, he moved by transport to Navy Cove and debarked 2,000 men and his siege equipment at the Pilot Town wharf. By 2:00 p.m. he had . . . — Map (db m87246) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Dauphin Island — Stop E — "Save Your Garrison."Bombardment of Fort Powell: — Stop E
The Confederates built Fort Powell on Tower Island, an oyster shell bank fifty feet north of Grant's Pass. The Pass provided an easy route from Mobile Bay to New Orleans through Mississippi Sound. C.S. Lieutenant Colonel James M. Williams, only . . . — Map (db m87239) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Dauphin Island — Stop D — "To Be Blown To Kingdom Come"Siege of Fort Gaines — Stop D
Once Farragut was in the Bay, capture of Fort Gaines and Powell would prevent his isolation there. So at 4:00 pm, August 3, 1864, 1,500 soldiers commanded by U.S. General Edward Canby (but under the operational direction of General Gordon . . . — Map (db m87219) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Dauphin Island — Stop D — “Damn the Torpedoes!”The Battle of Mobile Bay: — Stop D
At 7:25 a.m., August 5, 1864, Admiral Farragut’s lead monitor Tecumseh steered into the torpedo field at the mouth of Mobile Bay. The admiral had ordered Commander Tunis Craven, the Tecumseh’s captain, to engage the ram . . . — Map (db m87234) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Dauphin Island — Stop 1 — Storm Clouds GatherThe Overland Campaign — Stop 1: Fort Gaines
To Wait and Watch In late August 1864 the Federals controlled Mobile Bay but could not attack Mobile. Admiral Farragut could not reach the City even with his light draft vessels, because the channels in the upper Bay had been obstructed. . . . — Map (db m87243) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — "Damn The Torpedoes!" The Campaigns for Mobile, 1864 - 1865The Museum of Mobile
(preface) "Damn the Torpedoes!" is a familiar battle cry, but there's more to the story! The Mobile Civil War Trail is your guide to military movements and the way of life on and around Mobile Bay in the closing two years of the Civil . . . — Map (db m87288) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Korean War Veterans Memorial
[Inscription: Panel 1]: Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met. 1950 * Korea * 1953 [Panel 2]: Freedom Is Not Free [Panel . . . — Map (db m8829) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — World War II Memorial
Here in the presence of Washington and Lincoln, one the Eighteenth Century father and the other the Nineteenth Century preserver of our nation, we honor those Twentieth Century Americans who took up the struggle during the Second World War and made . . . — Map (db m4392) HM
Florida (Orange County), Orlando — Veterans of the Battle of the BulgeArdennes
Dedicated to the gallant men and women who participated in the Battle of the Bulge, World War II, 16 December 1944 thru 25 January 1945 in Belgium and Luxembourg, the greatest battle ever fought by the United States Army. The Veterans of the Battle . . . — Map (db m7450) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Bonnieville — Bacon Creek Trestle
The unlucky L&N Railroad trestle over Bacon Creek received harsh treatment at the hands of Confederate raider John Hunt Morgan not once, but twice during the Civil War. The first destruction, in August 1861, was the first of many attacks Morgan . . . — Map (db m39938) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — Anthony Woodson FarmBattle of Munfordville — September 14-17, 1862
Thomas Woodson received this farm as a land grant from Thomas Jefferson for service in the Revolutionary War. His son Anthony made his home on this site and developed a prosperous farmstead, considered one of the finest in the county. From his front . . . — Map (db m40033) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — Battle of Munfordville: Day 1Battle and Siege of Munfordville — Sunday, September 14, 1862
An “unauthorized and injudicious” attack ... General James R. Chalmers was sent by General Bragg as a vanguard to Cave City. There, Chalmers learned from Col. John Scott of a weak Union garrison at Munfordville. Eager for . . . — Map (db m88251) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — Battle of Munfordville: Siege
When Braxton Bragg arrived at Green River, Cyrus Dunham had taken command of the Union garrison. The 15th had been spent clearing casualties from the field, but by the next day, gunfire erupted from Bragg’s advance guard, starting a day-long . . . — Map (db m88347) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — Battle of Rowletts StationDecember 17, 1861
Now a fight ensued such as seldom occurs ... - Colonel August Willich, 32nd Indiana In December 1861, Confederate General Thomas Hindman came from Bowling Green to probe the growing Union strength at Munfordville. Hindman . . . — Map (db m96817) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — Fort CraigBattle and Siege of Munfordville — September 14 - 17, 1862
The mound on the hilltop before you is Fort Craig, a five-pointed earthen “star fort” that saw the fiercest fighting of the Civil War Battle and Siege of Munfordville, September 14-17, 1862. Forces of the 7th, 9th, and 29th Mississippi . . . — Map (db m88389) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — Kentucky and the Western WarWestern Theater, 1861-1862
Other than by navigating the Mississippi River, the only way for armies west of the Appalachians to move from north to south was through Kentucky. Kentucky's rivers and railroads tempted commanders from both sides in spite of the state's declared . . . — Map (db m40036) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — L&N Railroad BridgeConstructed 1857-1859
By 1857, the Louisville & Nashville Railroad lacked only one connection for through trains to travel between the two cities—a bridge over Green River. Irish stonecutters John W. Key and sons were hired for two years to construct the piers that . . . — Map (db m88353) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — Munfordville in the Civil War
The small, unassuming county-seat village of Munfordville, founded on an old buffalo crossing and home to a well-known tavern, could claim pride of place in 1860 as the spot where the L&N Railroad crossed the Green River, over what whas then the . . . — Map (db m39984) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — Pontooniers!1861 - 1865
As useful as Munfordville's small ferry was, it couldn't meet the needs of whole armies. As soon as General Alexander McDowell McCook's army arrived at Green River in the fall of 1861, soldiers immediately began building flat-bottomed boats to . . . — Map (db m40019) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — The RaiderMorgan and his Raiders — Woodsonville, 1861
The arrival of Federal troops into Lexington, Kentucky in fall 1861 prompted Lexington native John Hunt Morgan to assemble a band of 17 armed men on horseback to support the Southern cause. The "Lexington Rifle" then rode into south central Kentucky . . . — Map (db m40038) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — The Woodson FarmBattle for the Bridge Historic Preserve
Anthony Woodson's fields and woods felt the ravages of war. Yet before and after, and even during the strife, the daily life of a central Kentucky farmstead carried on. As you wander the paths of the Woodson farm and visit the house, keep your . . . — Map (db m40034) HM
Kentucky (Jessamine County), Nicholasville — General William "Bull" NelsonStaunch Unionist and Friend of President Abraham Lincoln — The Battle of Richmond, Kentucky
Son of an Influential Kentucky Family The Nelson family counted among its friends some of the most important families in Kentucky. William Nelson, born in 1824, near Maysville, Kentucky, grew up in an atmosphere of influence and wealth. . . . — Map (db m70658) HM
Louisiana (De Soto Parish), Old Pleasant Hill — The Battle of Pleasant HillRed River Campaign
Front On this 4 square miles in around the village of Pleasant Hill, approx. 15,000 Confederates under Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor attacked approx. 25,000 Union troops under Maj. Gen. N. P. Banks on April 9, 1864. That was the 3rd day of . . . — Map (db m105670) HM
Louisiana (De Soto Parish), Old Pleasant Hill — The Village of Pleasant Hill
Front The Village of Pleasant Hill was founded at this location just inside the DeSoto Parish in 1846. Pleasant Hill was a major road intersection with roads radiating to Mansfield, Natchitoches, Grand Ecore, Ft. Jessup, Many, Red River . . . — Map (db m105673) HM
Louisiana (De Soto Parish), Pelican — Army of the Tennessee
Front Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Smith Third Division Sixteen Army Corps Second Brigade 14th Iowa - Lieut. Col. Joseph Newbold 27th Iowa - Col. James I. Gilbert 32nd Iowa - Col. John Scott 24th Missouri - Maj. Robert W. Fyan . . . — Map (db m105357) HM WM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 1 — Action Before Westport
(Front of Marker): Price's Raid Confederate General Sterling Price brought three mounted divisions from Arkansas into Missouri, September 19, 1864. Fighting several small battles he marched slowly north toward St. Louis, then struck . . . — Map (db m20868) HM
Missouri (Jasper County), Carthage — Rendezous At Carthage
Crossroad of Destiny: Union or Disunion The year of 1861 was one of crisis and decision making for Missouri. Throughout her history, Missouri had stood at many crossroads, for virtually all of the major routes leading from East to West . . . — Map (db m81003) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Fort Lee — Veterans of the Battle of the BulgeArdennes
Dedicated to the men and women of the United States Army who participated in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II in Belgium and Luxembourg the greatest land battle fought by the United States Army under extreme winter conditions suffering . . . — Map (db m54913) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Fort Monmouth — Battle of the Bulge Monument
Dedicated to the gallant men and women of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the “Battle of the Bulge,” fought in Belgium and Luxembourg during World War II. The greatest battle ever engaged in by the United States . . . — Map (db m6964) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Springfield — The Jersey Militia and Continental Army
This plaque is dedicated to those brave men of the New Jersey Militia and Continental Army who fought the Battle of Springfield June 7 to June 23, 1780. The battle took place between the bridge crossing near Morris Avenue and the east branch of . . . — Map (db m6920) HM
New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Newtown Battlefield
August 29, 1779 Erected by Newtown Battle Chapter Sons of American Revolution 1907 — Map (db m33323) HM
New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Soldiers of the American RevolutionBuried in this Cemetery
Libertas et Patria Soldiers of the American Revolution Buried in this Cemetery Lt. Israel Parshall Pa. • Lt. Christopher Denn Pa. Sgt. Daniel McDowell Pa. • Sgt. Alexander Murry N.Y. Pvt. Abraham Brewer N.Y. • Pvt. John Brewer N.Y. Pvt. Thomas . . . — Map (db m33359) HM
New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Soldiers of the American RevolutionBuried in this Cemetery
Libertas et Patria Soldiers of the American Revolution Buried in this Cemetery Lt. Israel Parshall Pa. • Lt. Christopher Denn Pa. Sgt. Daniel McDowell Pa. • Sgt. Alexander Murry N.Y. Pvt. Abraham Brewer N.Y. • Pvt. John Brewer N.Y. Pvt. Thomas . . . — Map (db m90334) HM
New York (Clinton County), Town of Peru — Battle of Valcour
11 October 1776. Across this strait a small colonial fleet fought the British to a standstill causing a 3 day running conflict that delayed the British advance to divide the colonies. This action allowed time for the Americans to rebuild their . . . — Map (db m108649) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Mohawk — Fort Herkimer
Site of home of Johan Jost, Herkimer ca. 1740 fortified 1756-57 military outpost During French & Indian and Revolutionary Wars — Map (db m32461) HM
New York (Kings County), Brooklyn — The Kings Highway1636
The King's Highway formerly the road to Flatlands Neck passed this site. Over it the Indian braves and Captain John Underhill with his colonial soldiers passed. Lord Cornwallis, on August 25, 1776, at the head of the British troops silently . . . — Map (db m18403) HM
New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Battle of the Bulge
World War II This memorial is dedicated to the soldiers who fought in the bloodiest battle waged by the American army in World War II. The Ardennes Campaign was fought in Belgium and Luxembourg December 16, 1944 - January 25, 1945 Forcing the . . . — Map (db m62097) WM
New York (Nassau County), East Meadow — Battle of the Bulge Veterans Memorial
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New York (New York County), New York — East Coast MemorialWWII Battle Monument
Base of Memorial centerpiece, front: 1941 * * * * 1945 Erected by the United States of America in proud and grateful remembrance of her sons who gave their lives in her service and who sleep in the American coastal waters of the Atlantic . . . — Map (db m29208) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Fort Hardy
British Supply Post 1755 – 63 Here Gen. John Burgoyne’s defeated British troops in the ruins of the fort lay down their arms 1777 — Map (db m56862) HM
New York (Westchester County), White Plains — The War for American Independence
The War for American Independence From October 28, 1776 until the British withdrawal on November 4, 1776 the Continental Army commanded by General George Washington engaged and held off the splendidly appointed British forces of General . . . — Map (db m24440) HM
North Carolina (Alamance County), Burlington — Battle of Clapp's Mill
Battle of Clapp's Mill On March 2, 1781, the American light troops under Colonel Otho Holland Williams of Maryland and Lieutenant Colonel Henry "Lighthouse Harry" Lee of Virginia engaged the British light troops near Clapp's Mill on Beaver . . . — Map (db m28062) HM
North Carolina (Bladen County), Clarkton — Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church2 Miles North East
Organized prior to 1756. Present building constructed 1818—the third on site. First two buildings of logs. Was also used for secular education until 1848. Among early ministers: H. McAden, Jas. Hall, S. Stanford, C. Lindsay. — Map (db m60483) HM
North Carolina (Bladen County), Clarkton — Whistler’s Mother1804–1881
Anna Mathilda McNeill Whistler, mother of the noted painter, James Abbot McNeill Whistler, lived in a house which stood 1300 yards east of this spot. — Map (db m60280) HM
North Carolina (Bladen County), Elizabethtown — Oakland
One and one-half miles northeast stands Oakland, the home of General Thomas Brown, an officer of the Revolution, 1747-1814. Staunch patriot, statesman, planter. — Map (db m94723) HM
North Carolina (Guilford County), Greensboro — Nathanael Greene
[Front of monument pedestal]: Appointed Major General in command of the Southern Army October 14, 1780 Born in Rhode Island August 7, 1742 Died in Georgia June 19 1786 [Left Side of monument pedestal]: Guilford Court House . . . — Map (db m6975) HM
North Carolina (Guilford County), Sedalia — McLean House
One half mile south of this marker stands the house built by John McLean and his wife Jane Marshall McLean before 1767. Col. Wm. Washington spent some time in this house in the spring of 1781. It has been the home of every successive generation . . . — Map (db m39617) HM
North Carolina (Lenoir County), Kinston — Caring for the WoundedHarriet's Chapel Battlefield Park — Battle of Kinston Military Park
As the fighting surged past the church and the battle moves into Kinston, surgeons of both armies began the task of caring for the wounded. Harriet’s Chapel became a refuge and men from both sides found care at the church. The fighting around . . . — Map (db m70424) HM
North Carolina (Lenoir County), Kinston — Fighting at Harriet's ChapelHarriet's Chapel Battlefield Park — Battle of Kinston Military Park
On December 14, Union troops overwhelmed the Confederate line at Harriet’s Chapel. After making a determined stand, the outnumbered Confederates withdrew, fighting as they pulled back toward Jones Bridge. Union Gen. Henry Wessells spent hours . . . — Map (db m70416) HM
North Carolina (Lenoir County), Kinston — Starr's BatteryHarriet's Chapel Battlefield Park — Battle of Kinston Military Park
In front of you is the position held by Capt. Joseph B. Starr’s Battery. Starr’s Battery defended this position against the Union advance on December 14. Finally, his ammunition exhausted, Starr withdrew across the Neuse River. Capt. Starr had . . . — Map (db m70441) HM
North Carolina (Lenoir County), Kinston — The Action in the SwampHarriet's Chapel Battlefield Park — Battle of Kinston Military Park
A large swamp separated the advancing Union army and the Confederate defenders one-half mile north. Described by one Union soldier as, “difficult to cross, and densely covered with a growth of small trees and pine,” the swamp . . . — Map (db m70438) HM
North Carolina (Lenoir County), Kinston — The Center of the Confederate LineHarriet's Chapel Battlefield Park — Battle of Kinston Military Park
Harriet’s Chapel stood in the center of the Confederate line. A heavily wooded wetland stood in front of the line. Behind it was the Neuse River. Three regiments of infantry and two batteries of artillery held this portion of the Confederate line. . . . — Map (db m70436) HM
North Carolina (Lenoir County), Kinston — The Confederate Defenses of KinstonHarriet's Chapel Battlefield Park — Battle of Kinston Military Park
Confederate engineers built fortifications around Kinston and along the approaches from New Bern. You can see a portion of these earthworks from the boardwalk. This line of earthworks originally straddled the road to Jones Bridge, which was near the . . . — Map (db m70426) HM
North Carolina (Lenoir County), Kinston — The Night of December 13, 1862Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park — Battle of Kinston Military Park
After the fighting near Southwest Creek, the Confederates withdrew toward Kinston. Marching north, they crossed a creek and waded through the frigid swamp. Many cold, wet soldiers spent a miserable night at Harriet’s Chapel. The Confederate . . . — Map (db m70410) HM
North Carolina (Lenoir County), Kinston — The Site of Harriet's ChapelHarriet's Chapel Battlefield Park — Battle of Kinston Military Park
Harriet’s Chapel saw some of the most intense fighting of the Battle of Kinston. In 2010, Historical Preservation Group moved this building, once New Beaverdam Primitive Baptist Church, to this site to interpret Harriet’s Chapel’s role in the . . . — Map (db m70418) HM
North Carolina (Lenoir County), Kinston — The Union ArtilleryHarriet's Chapel Battlefield Park — Battle of Kinston Military Park
Twenty-four guns of the 3rd New York Artillery supported Gen. Wessells’ infantry as they advanced through the swamp toward the Confederate line. The overwhelming firepower of Union infantry and artillery eventually forced the Confederates to abandon . . . — Map (db m70439) HM
North Carolina (Lenoir County), Kinston — Wessells' Advance—December 14, 1862Harriet's Chapel Battlefield Park — Battle of Kinston Military Park
Gen. John Gray Foster’s long blue line slowly marched north from Southwest Creek toward the Confederate line. The Confederates, behind a formidable line of earthworks protected by a swamp in their front, braced for the Union assault. Gen. Henry . . . — Map (db m70434) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Moore — 42-4 — “Kate Barry”
1½ miles SE is Walnut Grove, home of Margaret Catherine Moore Barry (1752–1823). Local tradition says she was known as “Kate Barry” and acted as a scout for the Patriots before the Battle of Cowpens, Jan. 17, 1781. With her . . . — Map (db m9912) HM
Wisconsin (Marathon County), Wausau — Battle of the Bulge Monument
In Memory of Veterans Battle of the Bulge Triumph of Courage World War II Dec.16, 1944 – Jan. 25, 1945 This is undoubtedly the greatest American battle of the war and will, I believe, be regarded as an ever . . . — Map (db m42768) HM

Kentucky (Hickman County), Columbus — The Battle at Belmont, Missouri7 November 1861
Read Me First The following maps and text illustrate the battle at Belmont, Missouri. The battle is broken into sections that explain the components of the overall battle. To understand the progression of the battle, match the number above each . . . — Map (db m37089) HM

Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — 26th Tennessee Infantry / 1st Georgia Infantry Memorial
Text on the Front Side: Dedicated to the honor and valor of the men of 1st Company H, 26th Tennessee Confederate Infantry Regiment July 8, 1861, reorganized as 2nd Company I, 1st Georgia Confederate Infantry Regiment, November 8, . . . — Map (db m106548) HM WM

Philippines, Cavite Province, Corregidor Island — General Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial
[west face:] [Portrait of General Wainwright] General Jonathan M. Wainwright 1883 to 1953 HERO OF BATAAN Medal of Honor Citation “General Jonathan M. Wainwright, 02131, commanding United States Army Forces in . . . — Map (db m63575) WM

Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Ruth Redmond1903 - 1999
Ruth Redmond was a teacher at nearby Stamford Collegiate from 1926 to 1967. In 1954, Miss Redmond began purchasing properties that were adjacent to her home here on the north side of Lundy's Lane. This valuable land was part of the Lundy's Lane . . . — Map (db m57035) HM

Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — 46-48 — Battle of Fallen Timbers
[Front Side Text of Marker] : "Battle of Fallen Timbers" The Battle of Fallen Timbers, fought on August 20, 1794, is one of the most significant events relating to post-Revolutionary War America. Major General "Mad" Anthony Wayne led . . . — Map (db m54542) HM
Virginia (Hanover County), Mechanicsville — The Battle of Gaines’ Mill
Although victorious at Beaver Dam Creek on June 26, 1862, Union General George B. McClellan believed Stonewall Jackson’s 25,000 Confederates threatened the Union right flank. The next morning, June 27, McClellan ordered Fitz John Porter’s Fifth . . . — Map (db m14999) HM

North Carolina (Nash County), Rocky Mount — E-7 — Rocky Mount Mills
Second cotton mill in State. Building begun, 1818. Federals burned, 1863. Soon rebuilt. — Map (db m45923) HM

Georgia (Bibb County), Macon — Battle of Dunlap Hill-Stoneman's RaidOcmulgee National Monument
During the Civil War, Macon, Georgia was a thriving city, serving as a major transportation, medical, and manufacturing center. In 1864, Federal officers were being held at Camp Oglethorpe, a prisoner of war camp. Two battles were fought in Macon; . . . — Map (db m98657) HM

Belgium, Wallone, Bastogne — Memorial du MardassonThe Battle of the Bulge — An account written on the walls of the monument.
This Memorial and the Earth surrounding are dedicated to the enduring friendship of the peoples of Belgium and the United States who forged a bond from their common struggle to defeat the enemy of all free peoples. For the armies of the United . . . — Map (db m92202) WM
Belgium, Wallonie (Leige), Malmedy — American Massacre MemorialBattle of the Bulge
To the memory of the soldiers of the United States Army who while prisoners of war were massacred by Nazi troops on this spot on 17 December 1944.

A la memoire des soldats de l'armee des etats unis, prisonniers de guerre massacres par des . . . — Map (db m92232) WM

New Brunswick (Westmoreland County), Sackville — Battle of NormandyD Day June 6th, 1944 — Juno Beach

A vial of sand taken from Juno Beach has been poured into the header of this memorial to honor the 14,000 Canadians who took part in the Battle of Normandy — Map (db m106592) HM

Newfoundland and Labrador (Division No. 1 (Avalon Peninsula)), St. John's — Battle of Signal HillLa bataille de Signal Hill
English This hill was the site of the decisive assault by British troops on the French lines, September 15, 1762, in the last phase of the battle in North America between the forces fo Great Britain and France. The victorious attack, led by . . . — Map (db m78938) HM
Ontario (Brant County), Oakland — The Battle of Malcolm’s Mills1814
In October, 1814, an invading American force of about 700 men under Brigadier-General Duncan McArthur advanced rapidly up the Thames Valley. He intended to devastate the Grand River settlements and the region around the head of Lake Ontario which . . . — Map (db m78341) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Thamesville — Battle of Moraviantown, 1813Bataille de Moraviantown, 1813 — (Battle of the Thames) / (Bataille de la Thames)
English In September 1813, during the second year of the War of 1812, the United States won control of Lake Erie, cutting British supply lines with the east and forcing the British to withdraw from the Detroit River region. Then, on . . . — Map (db m78367) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Thamesville — Participants in the Battle of the ThamesTuesday, October 5, 1813 — Tecumseh Parkway
John Adair 1757-1840: Pioneer, soldier, and statesman, Adair was a veteran of the American Revolution, was 8th governor of Kentucky, and represented that state in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. He fought at the Battle of the . . . — Map (db m72381) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Thamesville — Participants in the Battle of the ThamesTuesday, October 5, 1813 — Tecumseh Parkway
Shabbona 1775-1859: A Potawatomi chief, grand nephew of Pontiac, and veteran of Tippecanoe, Shabbona was an accomplished warrior and strong supporter of Tecumseh. He persuaded many natives to join the confederacy. Sou-veh-hoo-wah, Split Log, . . . — Map (db m71419) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Thamesville — Participants in the Battle of the ThamesTuesday, October 5, 1813 — Tecumseh Parkway
Makataimeshekiakiak, Black Hawk, 1767-1838: A Sauk war leader and experienced warrior, Blackhawk was a veteran of the Battles of Fort Meigs and Fort Stephenson. Although he left the war for a period of time, he rejoined the British, and scholars . . . — Map (db m71418) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Thamesville — Participants in the Battle of the ThamesTuesday, October 5, 1813 — Tecumseh Parkway
Isaac Shelby 1750-1826: Shelby was the 1st and 5th governor of Kentucky and a veteran of the American Revolution. As governor and at 63years of age, Shelby personally led the Kentucky Militia at the Battle of the Thames. Tarhe 1742-1816: A . . . — Map (db m72388) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Thamesville — Participants in the Battle of the ThamesTuesday, October 5, 1813 — Tecumseh Parkway
James Johnson 1774-1826: The brother of Richard Johnson, James was elected as a Kentucky State senator in 1808. He served as a lieutenant colonel in Johnson's Mounted Infantry and led the charge on the British lines at the Battle of the Thames along . . . — Map (db m72385) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Thamesville — Participants in the Battle of the ThamesTuesday, October 5, 1813 — Tecumseh Parkway
Jacques (James) Baby 1763-1833: A member of the Legislative and Executive Council for Upper Canada, judge for the Western District, and in command of the 1st Kent Militia, Baby was captured by the Americans at the Battle of the Thames. Billy . . . — Map (db m71415) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Thamesville — Prelude to BattleTuesday, October 5, 1813 — Tecumseh Parkway
By the early morning of October 5, 1813, the American Army had forded the Thames River and was advancing quickly. The British rearguard was able to destroy Cornwall's mill, west of Sherman's farm (present-day Thamesville, Ontario) but not the mill . . . — Map (db m71413) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — The Battle of Lake Erie
In September 1813 the British squadron under R. Barclay sailed from Amherstburg to collect desperately needed food supplies. They were met by the larger, more heavily armed American squadron commanded by O. Perry. The British had the initial . . . — Map (db m37707) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Windsor — The Battle of Windsor - 1838
Early on December 4, 1838 a force of about 140 American and Canadian supporters of William Lyon MacKenzie crossed the river from Detroit and landed about one mile east of here. After capturing and burning a nearby militia barracks, they took . . . — Map (db m37172) HM
Ontario (Hamilton County), Stoney Creek — Battle of Stoney Creek1813
On June 5, 1813, an invading United States army of about 3,000 men, commanded by Brigadier - General John Chandler, camped in this vicinity. That evening some 700 British regulars of the 8th and 49th Regiments, under the command of Lieutenant - . . . — Map (db m56720) HM
Ontario (Hamilton County), Stoney Creek — Battle of Stoney Creek
[English Text]: Battle of Stoney Creek During 1813 the Americans planned to invade Upper Canada from Detroit and the Niagara Peninsula. In late May, an American force crossed the Niagara River, seized Fort George, and with about . . . — Map (db m56762) HM
Ontario (Leeds & Grenville Counties), Prescott — The Battle of the WindmillLa Bataille du Moulin à Vent
English: After the 1837 Rebellions many rebels fled to the United States where a few joined American sympathizers in a new attempt to overthrow British rule in Canada. On 12 November 1838 they landed 190 men here and seized this windmill and . . . — Map (db m83433) HM
Ontario (Leeds & Grenville Counties), Prescott — The Battle of the WindmillLa Bataille du Moulin à Vent
English: Prelude to the Battle In 1837 the British army and loyal militia crushed the first armed revolt in Upper and Lowr Canada. Many rebels fled to the United States. The exiles joined with American sympathisers to form a secret . . . — Map (db m83476) HM
Ontario (Leeds & Grenville Counties), Prescott — Welcome to the Site of The Battle of the Windmill
[ On the Right - In English ]: You are standing on a battlefield where men fought and died. This battle took place in November 1838, during the Canadian rebellions. One side fought to "liberate" Canada from British rule. The other side . . . — Map (db m83497) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), Glencoe — Battle Hill
English Here was fought the Battle of Longwoods, 4th March, 1814. United States troops were entrenched on this hill. The British losses were Captain D. Johnson and Lieutenant P. Graeme and twelve men of the Royal Scots Light Company and . . . — Map (db m78370) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), Glencoe — Battle of LongwoodsMarch 4, 1814
The view from the British side (left side) Commanded by Captain James Basden Royal Scots Light • Western (Caldwell) Rangers • 89th Foot Light • Kent and Middlesex Militia • British Indian Department On March 3, 1814, the . . . — Map (db m78369) HM WM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Chippawa — Battle of Chippawa
[Text on the West Side]: Battle of Chippawa 5 July 1814 In memory of all those who fought on this ground, many of whom are buried nearby, and to commemorate the peace that has prevailed between Canada and the . . . — Map (db m49393) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Chippawa — Chippawa Battlefield Panel 1Background to a Battle
On these fields and the surrounding woods 4,000 American, British, Canadian and Native forces fought the first major battle of the Niagara campaign of 1814. When the last shots died away on Samuel Street's farm, more than 800 lay dead and wounded. . . . — Map (db m49398) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Chippawa — Chippawa Battlefield Panel 4Battle on the Plain — July 5, 1814 4:30 p.m.
British General Riall was convinced that the greater part of Brown's army was still surrounding Fort Erie. He did not know the Fort had surrendered and he was facing the entire U.S. division. Still, the number of men deployed on both sides was . . . — Map (db m49402) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Chippawa — The Battle of ChippawaLa Bataille de Chippawa
Here, on 5 July 1814, an American army under Major-General Jacob Brown launched the last major invasion of Canada during the War of 1812. The Americans defeated a British and Canadian force commanded by Major-General Phineas Riall consisting of . . . — Map (db m49050) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Chippawa — The Battle of Chippawa
On this site was fought The Battle of Chippawa July 5, 1814. Preservation of the Battleground was made possible by The Niagara Parks Commission with the cooperation of Frank and Mildred Branscombe, River Realty . . . — Map (db m49460) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Battle of Lundy's LaneBataille de Lundy's Lane
This was the site of the bloodiest battle of the War of 1812. On the afternoon of 25th July, 1814, Lieutenant-General Gordon Drummond with about 2800 men engaged the invading American army which had recently been victorious at Chippawa. The armies . . . — Map (db m49053) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — One Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Lundy's Lane
This Memorial – is – Erected to Commemorate the celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Lundy's Lane Held here July 25th 1914 Under the Auspices – of – The . . . — Map (db m54045) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — The Battle of Fort GeorgeLa Bataille de Fort George
On the 25th May, 1813, the American Fleet and the Batteries at Fort Niagara across the river began a devastating two-day bombardment of Fort George. On the 27th a large American force was landed and after a brief engagement in which his outnumbered . . . — Map (db m48628) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — 1. AttackThe Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour — Stop 1 of the 5-stop walking tour
If you go to the lookout behind the Laura Secord monument you will see across the river and slightly to your right the area where a huge American force assembled for the invasion of Canada. In the early hours of October 13, 1812, six hundred . . . — Map (db m55029) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — 2. The Treacherous River CliffThe Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour — Stop 2 of the 5-stop walking tour
"An unguarded trail up this steep cliff was the only route which the Americans had to the heights of Queenston. The trail was to your right but does not exist any longer. Trapped on the river shore by unrelenting gunfire, the Americans contemplated . . . — Map (db m55030) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — 4. The Counter-Offensive Takes ShapeThe Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour — Stop 4 of the 5-Stop Walking Tour
The Niagara escarpment rises above you. The British reinforcements arriving here from Fort George, in battle dress and exhausted from a "double quick march", struggled up this slope some distance to your right. While the Americans controlled . . . — Map (db m55533) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — 5. The Decisive BattleThe Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour — Stop 5 of the 5-stop walking tour
On the plateau before you, the British and Americans met for battle. The British formed a line to your right, the Americans to your left. General Sheaffe formed a British counter-offensive force of nine hundred men in a line shoulder to shoulder. . . . — Map (db m55028) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — The Battle of Queenston HeightsThe Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour
The Battle of Queenston Heights The village below you and the heights on which you are standing were the stage for the famous Battle of Queenston Heights. It took place during the Anglo-American conflict 1812-1815 known as the . . . — Map (db m51682) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — The Battle of Queenston HeightsLa Batatille des Hauteurs de Queenston
In the early morning of 13 October 1812, American troops under Major-General Stephen Van Rensellaer crossed the Niagara River and took possession of Queenston Heights. Major-General Isaac Brock hurried from Fort George to lead a small force against . . . — Map (db m48908) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Thorold — In Memory of Unknown American Soldiers
In Memory of Unknown American Soldiers Who Died in the War of 1812 — Map (db m54120) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Welland — Battle of Cook's Mill
[English Text]: Battle of Cook's Mills In October 1814 an American army advanced from Fort Erie toward the British line along the Chippawa River. Lieutenant-General Drummond ordered a reconnaissance towards Cook's Mills on his right . . . — Map (db m56657) HM
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties), Morrisburg — Battle of Crysler’s FarmBataille de la ferme Crysler
English: Here, on the farm of John Crysler, was fought one of the decisive battles of the War of 1812. On 11 November 1813 Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Morrison, with 800 British and Canadian regulars, militia and Indians, engaged an . . . — Map (db m82184) HM
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties), Morrisburg — Battle of Crysler’s Farm 1813
In November, 1813, an American army of some 8000 men, commanded by Major-General James Wilkinson, moved down the St. Lawrence en route to Montreal. Wilkinson was followed and harassed by a British “corp of observation” consisting of . . . — Map (db m82180) HM
Ontario (Toronto County), Toronto — The Battle of York 1813La Bataille de York de 1813
English: Loyal residents of York (Toronto) were encouraged by early British victories in the War of 1812, but in 1813, they experienced first-hand the hardships of war. On the morning of April 27th, an American fleet appeared offshore and . . . — Map (db m83668) HM
Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Charlottetown — Sherman M4A2 Medium Battle Tank
294 Sherman tanks were purchased by Canada after World War II and used by the Canadian Army (both Regular and Reserve) from 1946-1972. This is a late production model of the orignal Sherman tank introduced in 1943 that incorporated many . . . — Map (db m80224) HM WM
Quebec (Brome-Missisquoi MRC), Frelighsburg — Battle of Eccles Hill
The Canadian volunteers and home guards here repulsed the Fenian invaders on the 25th May 1870. — Map (db m74541) HM
Quebec (de Roussillon MRC), La Prairie — Second Battle of La Prairie
French text on marker appears above English text below On August 11th, 1691, a few hours after the attack on Fort La Prairie, Major Peter Schuyler and his Indians suffered a severe defeat at the hands of the French and their indian allies, . . . — Map (db m75315) HM WM
Quebec (Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region)), Pointe-à-la-Croix — The Battle of the RestigoucheLa Bataille de la Ristigouche
English: In May 1760 a French relief fleet, unable to reach Quebec, took refuge at the head of Chaleur Bay. It was there that a British squadron blockaded them on June 22. Aided by Acadians and Micmacs, the French planted batteries on the . . . — Map (db m80582) HM
Quebec (Haut-Richelieu MRC), Lacolle — Bataille du Moulin de Lacolle / Battle of the Lacolle Mill
Sur ce site, le 30 mars 1814, le major R.B. Handcock, avec quelque 500 soldats du 13e régiment des Royal Marines, de Canadian Fencibles, des Voltigeurs ainsi que des Indiens, a combattu vigoureusement contre 4,000 soldats . . . — Map (db m74538) HM
Quebec (Haut-Richelieu MRC), Lacolle — La Bataille d’Odelltown / Battle of Odelltown
Après l’échec de l’insurrection de 1837, des membres du parti des patriotes, rassembles aux États-Unis sous la conduite de Robert Nelson, proclamèrent la République du Bas-Canada et tentèrent de renverser le gouvernement. L’invasion de 1838, . . . — Map (db m77848) HM
Quebec (Le Haut-Saint-Laurent MRC), Howick — The Battle of the ChâteauguayBataille de la Châteauguay
English: Here, on 26 October 1813, a Canadian force of about 300 consisting of Voltigeurs, Canadian Fencibles, Sedentary and Select Embodied Militia and Indians, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Charles Michel de Salaberry, halted 5,700 . . . — Map (db m82104) HM
Quebec (Montréal (region)), Lachine — An Upstream BattleNaviguer à contre-courant
English: In the early 19th century, navigators could avoid the rapids between Lake St. Louis and Lake St. François by using a number of small canals built by the military around 1780. Nothing of the sort allowed navigators to bypass the . . . — Map (db m82156) HM
Dominican Republic, Dajabón (Municipality of Dajabón) — The Battle of Beller
. . . — Map (db m114777) WM
France, Basse-Normandie (Calvados Département), Arromanches-les-Bains — 3 — Arromanches-les-Bains : La Bataille d’ArromanchesArromanches-les-Bains : The Battle of Arromanches — Mon village se raconte
En français: Arromanches possédait une batterie de deux pièces d’artillerie depuis 1793. Située à la base de la falaise Est, cette batterie s’illustra lors de la bataille navale de 1811. Six canonnières venant de Boulogne faisaient route . . . — Map (db m89133) HM
France, Île-de-France (Seine-et-Marne Département), Meaux — Battle of the Marne American MonumentLa Liberté éplorée
English side: Here speak again the silent voices of the heroic Sons of France who dared all and gave all in the day of deadly peril. Turned back the flood of imminent disaster and thrilled the world with their supreme devotion. . . . — Map (db m85953) WM
France, Région Centre Val de Loire (Indre Département), La Châtre — La Bataille de Bir Hakeim / The Battle of Bir Hakeim
Les hommes du Général KOENIG résistent du 26 Mai au 11 Juin 1942, face aux Forces allemandes et italiennes, puis réussirent à rejoindre les lignes anglaises. Ce fut un épisode décisif de la Seconde Guerre . . . — Map (db m114341) HM WM
Greece, Phthiotis Regional Unit (Municipality of Lamia), Thermopylae — The Battle of Thermopyles
In the year 480 B.C. in this sacred place called Thermopyles was carried out the most astonishing and unequal battle between few Greeks and a million of Persians. This battle is a landmark in the World’s History. Three hundred . . . — Map (db m84416) HM WM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez (Municipality of San Lucas Sacatepéquez), San Lucas Sacatepéquez — Battle of San Lucas MonumentMonumento a la Batalla de San Lucas
A los Heroes del 71 Junio 30 1928 English translation: To the Heroes of 1871 June 30, 1928 — Map (db m91770) WM
Kiribati, Tarawa, Betio — Battle of Tarawa MemorialU.S. Marines War Memorial
Marker front, upper plaque: “Follow Me” 2nd Marine Division United States Marine Corps Battle of Tarawa November 20, 1943 To our fellow Marines who gave their all! The world is free because of you! God rest your . . . — Map (db m85150) WM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Battle of TlatelolcoBatalla de Tlatelolco
El 13 de agosto de 1521 heroicamente defendido por Cuauhtemoc cayo Tlatelolco en poder de Hernan Cortes No fue triunfo ni derrota Fue el doloroso nacimiento del pueblo mestizo que es el Mexico de hoy English translation: On August 13, 1521 . . . — Map (db m92060) HM WM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — The Defense at the Battle of ChurubuscoLa Defensa en la Batalla de Churubusco
Los cañones que se encuentran situados en este lugar forman parte de las 7 piezas que cooperaron a la defensa de este punto contra la invasión americana del 20 de agosto de 1847. Durante la defensa, fue comandante de artillería, el jefe de la 1ª . . . — Map (db m90875) HM WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Tribute to the Battle of PueblaMay 5, 1862
En remembranza de la gloriosa accion de armas, llevada a cabo en Puebla el 5 de Mayo de 1862 por el General Ignacio Zaragoza.Se dedica a su nombre este jardin Allende. 5 de mayo de 1925. English translation: In remembrance of the . . . — Map (db m105447) WM
Mexico, Jalisco (Municipality of Zapotlanejo), Zapotlanejo — The Battle of Calderón Bridge
Aquí en este sitio el 17 de enero de 1811 la suerte fue adversa al Padre de la Patria Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla y al Generalisimo Don Ignacio Allende Defendamos nuestra libertad e independencia 2006 English translation: Here on this . . . — Map (db m100367) WM
Mexico, Jalisco (Municipality of Zapotlanejo), Zapotlanejo — The Battle of Calderón Bridge
Reseña de la Batalla del Puente de CalderónBatalla de Puente de Calderón es parte de la guerra de independencia de México. La batalla fue trabada entre fuerzas insurgentes y fuerzas realistas, el 17 de enero de 1811. El Puente se encuentra . . . — Map (db m100364) WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec
Septiembre 13 de 1847Teniente: Juan de la Barrera Cadetes: Juan Escutia Agustin Melgar Francisco Marquez Vicente Suarez Fernando Montes de Oca Septiembre 13 de 1847 English translation: September 13, 1847Lieutenant: Juan de la Barrera . . . — Map (db m106379) WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Juan del Río), San Juan del Río — The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec
Heroico Colegio Militar por el honor de México 1846-1847 Teniente Juan de la Barrera · Cadete Juan Escutia · Cadete Agustin Melgar · Cadete Francisco Marquez · Cadete Vicente Suarez · Cadete Fernando Montes de Oca English translation: . . . — Map (db m109148) WM
United Kingdom, England (Northumberland), Branxton — After the Battle of FloddenBranxton Church
. . . — Map (db m85800) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Battle of the BogsideThe Guide to Free Derry
[Side A] On 12 August 1969, as the Apprentice Boys Parade passed the edge of the Bogside, nationalists clashed with parade followers and police. The police and loyalists followed the nationalists back into the Bogside, where defences had . . . — Map (db m71441) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Ayrshire), Darvel — Battle of Loudoun HillMay 10, 1307
Through devotion and by willing hands this stone was hauled here to commemorate the first victory of King Robert the Bruce who won for us freedom from serfdom. — Map (db m87185) HM WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Fife), Anstruther — The "Battle" of May Island
On the night of January 31st 1918, a disaster took place just a few miles off Anstruther when the British Grand Fleet left Rosyth for exercises in the North Sea. With wartime news restrictions in force, few if any people onshore were aware of . . . — Map (db m88928) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Stirlingshire), Falkirk — Battle of Falkirk Muir
The Battle of Falkirk was fought around here 17th Jany 1746 — Map (db m88101) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Stirlingshire), Stirling — Battle of Bannockburn
"For God and St. Andrew" Robert the Bruce King of Scots Planted his standard near this spot when the Scottish Patriots under the command vanquished the Army of Edward II of England at the Battle of Bannockburn 24th . . . — Map (db m85598) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Stirlingshire), Stirling — The Battle of Stirling Bridge
In early September 1297 a mighty army arrived in Stirling to put down Scots resistance to English rule. The Scots allowed around half the invaders to advance across the narrow bridge over the Forth. Then William Wallace and the Scots swept forward . . . — Map (db m85596) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Blakeley — Battle of BlakeleyApril 9, 1865
Missouri Brigade (CSA) 1st & 4th Missouri Infantry Regiment 2nd & 6th Missouri Infantry Regiment 3rd & 5th Missouri Infantry Regiment 1st & 3rd Missouri Cavalry Battalion (Dismounted) 3rd (St Louis) Missouri Battery US . . . — Map (db m87292) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Blakeley — The Battle of Fort Blakely
The Battle of Fort Blakely April 9, 1865 was the last major battle of the Civil War. This 67 acre part of the Blakeley Battlefield was acquired in 2002 with assistance of grants from the Land & Water Conservation Fund administered by the National . . . — Map (db m87296) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Gulf Shores — Stop C1 — The Battle of Mobile Bay“A Deadly Rain of Shot and Shell” — Civil War Trail, Battle for Mobile Bay
Eager to attack Mobile Bay since 1862, U. S. Admiral David Farragut knew he could not capture control of the lower bay without the support of the army and without a flotilla of ironclad monitors to confront the Confederate ironclad CSS . . . — Map (db m68815) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Gulf Shores — Stop C3 — The Battle of Mobile Bay“Damn the Torpedoes!” — Civil War Trail, Battle for Mobile Bay
At 7:25 a.m., August 5, 1864, Admiral Farragut’s lead monitor Tecumseh steered into the torpedo field at the mouth of Mobile Bay. The admiral had ordered Commander Tunis Craven, the Tecumseh’s captain, to engage the ram . . . — Map (db m69412) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Gulf Shores — Stop C2 — The Battle of Mobile Bay“Now I Am In The Humor, I Will Have It Out!” — Civil War Trail, Battle for Mobile Bay
As the Hartford and Brooklyn steamed into the lower bay, the Tennessee tried to ram both in succession but was too slow and had to let them pass. Admiral Buchanan then exchanged broadsides with the rest of Admiral Farragut’s . . . — Map (db m69617) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Confederate Main Line of Resistance(The Battle of Spanish Fort, March 26-April 9, 1865)
Twenty-nine Union field guns, manned by men of the 3d Indiana, 1st Illinois and 2d Iowa Batteries, shelled these Confederate trenches for 13 consecutive days and nights. The fact that these trenches were never breached, attests to the courage of . . . — Map (db m100873) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — The 8th Iowa InfantryBattle of Spanish Fort
On the evening of April 8th, 1865, while the Confederate fortifications were being shelled by Union artillery, the 8th Iowa Infantry advanced from near this point to the Confederate left and captured a part of the works, in hand to hand fighting. . . . — Map (db m100883) HM
Alabama (Blount County), Blountsville — Battle RoyalMay 1, 1863
Nathan Bedford Forrest attacked Col. Streight’s column as it crossed Locust’s swift waters, causing the Federals to make tremendous exertions to complete the movement, contributing thereby to Streight’s eventual surrender of his entire command to . . . — Map (db m28320) HM
Alabama (Calhoun County), Alexandria — Lincoyerand The Battle of Tallasehatchee
At this site, on Nov. 3, 1813, after the Battle of Tallasehatchee, known then as Talluschatches, during the Creek Indian War, Gen. Andrew Jackson found a dead Creek Indian woman embracing her living infant son. Gen. Jackson, upon hearing that . . . — Map (db m36551) HM
Alabama (Calhoun County), Alexandria — The Tallasahatchie Battle Field
This Stone Marks The Site Of The Tallasahatchie Battle Field. On this spot Lieut. Gen. John Coffee with Gen. Andrew Jackson’s men won a victory over the Creek Indians, Nov. 3, 1813. Erected by the Frederick Wm. Gray Chapt. Daughters of . . . — Map (db m36554) HM
Alabama (Clay County), Goodwater — Battle of EnitachopkoCreek Indian War 1813-14. — ← 4 mi. E.
Hostile Creeks attacked Andrew Jackson, withdrawing to Ft. Strother, Jan. 24, 1814. His troops broke through lines, kept on to Ft. Strother. But Creeks boasted that they defeated 'Capt. Jack', drove him to the Coosa. — Map (db m95076) HM
Alabama (Coffee County), Fairview — Battle BranchSeptember 2, 1864
The only battle fought in Coffee County during The War Between the States. Just east of this spot, at the branch head, a battle occurred between the Coffee County Home Guards and Ward’s Raiders, a group of Confederate deserters who had . . . — Map (db m83328) HM
Alabama (Colbert County), Tuscumbia — U. S. Army M60A3 Main Battle Tank
Obtained from Ft. Rucker, AL by American Legion Post No. 31 April 28, 1999

*Weapons: 105 mm rifled cannon. 7.62 mm and .50 caliber machine guns. *Engine: 750 hp. 12 cylinder air-cooled diesel. *Crew-4 men: Weight-107.900 lb.: Speed-30 mph: . . . — Map (db m107646) HM

Alabama (Cullman County), Cullman — Battle of Hog MountainApril 30, 1863
Here Gen. Forrest (C.S.A.) overtook Col. Streight’s raiders (U.S.A.) In hand-to-hand battle after dark 3 horses shot from under Forrest, Union force fled southward with Forrest in . . . — Map (db m33802) HM
Alabama (Cullman County), Vinemont — Battle of Day’s GapApril 30, 1863 — ---- 6 miles west -->
Here Gen. Forrest (C.S.A.) overtook larger force of Col. Streight (U.S.A.) Forrest attacked three times. Streight fled toward Rome to destroy Confederate railroad. — Map (db m33808) HM
Alabama (Cullman County), Vinemont — Streight’s RaidThe Battle of Hog Mountain
"This was a glorious fight, one that did the soldiers' hearts good to look upon, made there in the mountains in the darkness of the night, almost hand-to-hand, with only the light from the vivid flash of the artillery and . . . — Map (db m101089) HM
Alabama (Dale County), Ariton — Veterans Memorial Bridge - 1921 / Grist Mill - Indian Battle - Recreation
(Front):Veterans Memorial Bridge - 1921This reinforced concrete river bridge, thought to be the first in Alabama. Was erected over Pea River in 1920-21 at a cost of $92,108.97. It was dedicated on August 3, 1921 as a memorial to the 57 men . . . — Map (db m36511) HM
Alabama (Limestone County), Elkmont — Battle of Sulphur Creek Trestle
On Sept. 25, 1864 Gen. N.B. Forrest's Confederate cavalry, with Morton's battery of 4 guns, attacked and captured the Union fort near here. The fort consisted of a square redoubt, rifle pits, two blockhouses, and some frame buildings. It protected a . . . — Map (db m60870) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Battle of Coffeeville Memorial
This memorial marks the burial site of Union and Confederate soldiers who fought in the Battle of Coffeeville December 5 1862 some known by name - others known but to God Pvt J C Barret • Pvt Henry Byers Co B 26 Miss Regt • Co C . . . — Map (db m86447) WM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Battle of Fort Blakely Monument
Ill. 76th Vol. Inf. In Memory of our Heroes Who Fell at Fort Blakely, Ala. April 9, 1865 —— 2nd Brig. 2nd Div. 13th Army Corps. William T. Duke • Micajah S. Moore • William Crimes • George H. Hopkins • George . . . — Map (db m86870) WM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Battle of Mobile Bay Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to US Navy, US Marine Corps, and Confederate States Navy personnel who lost their lives in the Battle of Mobile Bay, Civil War August 5, 1864 — Map (db m86446) WM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — In Memory of the Battle of Mobile Bay
One of the fiercest and most decisive battles in naval history Commemorated on the centennial August 5 1964 — Map (db m86449) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — "Battle Flag of the Confederacy"
The Confederate Congress never issued any regulations specifying which type flag should be carried by regiments in the field. Early in the war, flags were made at home for presentation to individual companies. At first, national flags replaced . . . — Map (db m86056) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Brigadier General Birkett Davenport Fry, CSA / Colonel B.D. Fry at Battle of Gettysburg
(side 1) Brigadier General Birkett Davenport Fry, CSA Born Virginia; educated VMI and West Point; fought in Mexico; practiced law in California; married Alabamian whose family owned the Tallassee cotton mill; served as general in . . . — Map (db m86065) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Battle of Decatur
The Battle of Decatur, Oct. 26-29, 1864, was the result of Confederate Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood's effort to move his army across the Tennessee River and into central Tennessee in an attempt to reclaim Nashville. The engagement occurred as part of . . . — Map (db m91145) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — 1 — Hood’s Middle Tennessee Campaign and The Battle for Decatur“A Hard Nut To Crack” — The Battle for Decatur
Following the fall of Atlanta on September 2, 1864, Confederate General John Bell Hood, Commander of the Army of Tennessee, began a series of maneuvers against the Union line of supply running from Atlanta through Northwest Georgia, North Alabama, . . . — Map (db m28208) HM
Alabama (Saint Clair County), Ohatchee — Battle of “Ten Islands”¼ mile above Neely Henry Dam
On July 14, 1864 a small group of brave Confederate Cavalry under General James H. Clanton approximately 300 strong were overwhelmed by a vastly superior Union Cavalry force under General L. H. Rousseau. The Confederates were attempting to protect . . . — Map (db m35593) HM
Alabama (Talladega County), Talladega — Battle Of TalladegaNov. 9, 1813
Here Andrew Jackson led Tennessee Volunteers and friendly Indians to victory over hostile “Red Sticks.” This action rescued friendly Creeks besieged in Fort Leslie. Creek Indian War 1813 - 1814. — Map (db m28205) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Battle Of Horseshoe BendOne hundredth anniversary — 1814 - 1914
This tablet is placed by Tallapoosa County in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the Battle Of Horseshoe Bend, fought within its limits on March 27, 1814. There the Creek Indians, led by Menawa and other chiefs, . . . — Map (db m28751) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Horseshoe Bend Battle Ground12 Miles North
There on March 27, 1814 General Andrew Jackson commanding U. S. forces and friendly Indians, broke the power of the Creek Confederacy. — Map (db m39812) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), New Site — Battle Of Emucfau– 5 miles south → — January 22, 1814
Jackson fortified position here during Creek Indian War (1813-1814). Although repeated attacks by the Red Sticks were repulsed, Jackson withdrew with the Indians pursuing. — Map (db m45736) HM
Arizona (Coconino County), Happy Jack — Battle of Big Dry Wash
Seven miles north of this point a band of Apache Indians were defeated by United States troops on July 17, 1882. A group of tribesmen from the San Carlos Apache reservation had attacked some ranches in the vicinity, killing several settlers. Cavalry . . . — Map (db m67424) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Veterans of the Battle of the BulgeArdennes
Front of monument: World War II December 16, 1944 January 25, 1945 Triumph of Courage Rear of monument: The Battle of the Bulge was fought by the U.S. Army in the heavily forested Ardennes region of eastern . . . — Map (db m83246) WM
Arizona (Pinal County), Picacho — Battle at PicachoApril 15, 1862
Dedicated to those Confederate frontiersmen who occupied Arizona Territory, C.S.A., created by President Jefferson Davis, February 14, 1862. Just two months later, ten of Capt. Sherod Hunter's Confederate Cavalrymen successfully defended Picacho . . . — Map (db m73899) HM
Arkansas (Arkansas County), Gillett — 10 — Battle of Arkansas Post
On January 9, 1863, Gen. John McClernand and Adm. David D. Porter led a 30,000 man army and a flotilla of Union gunboats up the Arkansas River to confront Gen. T.J. Churchill's 5,000 Confederates at Arkansas Post. The gunboats bombarded Fort Hindman . . . — Map (db m107701) HM
Arkansas (Arkansas County), St. Charles — St. Charles Battle Monument
[Northeast face] Officers and men killed on the U.S.S. Mound City {List of 124 dead} [Northwest face] Near this spot, on June 17, 1862, a decisive engagement was fought between the Conf- ederates entrenched and the . . . — Map (db m108071) WM
Arkansas (Benton County), Maysville — Battle of Maysville
Occurred on Oct. 22, 1862. While Gen. James G. Blunt was encamped on the old Pea Ridge battlefield, word came that Gen. Douglas H. Cooper and Col. Stand Watie's Indian regiment were at old Fort Wayne across the line from Maysville. On Oct. 20 he . . . — Map (db m52281) HM
Arkansas (Chicot County), Lake Village — The Battle at Ditch Bayou
It is the morning of June 6, 1864. Rain has created a muddy mess. To your left are four cannon. To your right are 600 cavalrymen and two more cannon. These men served under Confederate Colonel Colten Greene. To your front is Ditch Bayou, and 700 . . . — Map (db m90432) HM
Arkansas (Clay County), St. Francis — Chalk Bluff in the Civil WarBattle of May 1-2, 1863
In April 1863 a Confederate army of 5000 men commanded by General John S. Marmaduke advanced into Missouri. Forced to retreat before superior Union forces, the Confederates on May 1-2 fought a successful delaying action here while their army crossed . . . — Map (db m4911) HM
Arkansas (Craighead County), Jonesboro — 1 — The Battle of Jonesboro
The Battle of Jonesboro took place at the Craighead County Court House in Jonesboro, Arkansas, on August 2, 1862. Company I, 30th Arkansas Infantry of the Fifth Trans-Mississippi Confederate army, under the command of Captain Mitchel A. Adair, . . . — Map (db m116608) HM
Arkansas (Grant County), Leola — Battle of Jenkins' Ferry
Erected in memory of the soldiers of the Confederacy, who gave their lives for the cause at the Battle of Jenkins Ferry, April 30, 1864, Dedicated September 19, 1928, by the James F. Fagan and Jenkins Ferry Chapters of the United Daughters of the . . . — Map (db m37303) HM
Arkansas (Grant County), Leola — Red River CampaignBattle of Jenkins' Ferry
Tablet #1 Jenkins' Ferry State Park Act 10 of 1961 authorized this 37-acre state park as a commemorative site and recreation area. The park includes the ferry site where you are standing. The ferry was operated by the Jenkins' family . . . — Map (db m37304) HM
Arkansas (Jefferson County), Pine Bluff — Battle of Pine Bluff
During the morning and early afternoon of October 25, 1863, Colonel Powell Clayton commander of federal troops occupying Pine Bluff, successfully repulsed a three-pronged confederate attack of forces of General John S. Marmaduke. Cotton bales . . . — Map (db m30578) HM
Arkansas (Lonoke County), Lonoke — Battle of Brownsville
On August 25, 1863 U.S. and Confederate Cavalry clashed near here. The initial battle involving approximately 7,000 men occurred east of the town. After a brief artillery duel, Col. Geiger's US troopers forced the retreat of Gen. Marmaduke's CS . . . — Map (db m116458) HM
Arkansas (Mississippi County), Osceola — Battle of Plum Run Bend
On May 10, 1862, Confederates defeated the Union navy in one of only two Civil War gunboat fleet engagements on the Mississippi River, ramming and sinking two Union ironclads, Cincinnati and Mound City. A reinforced Union armada routed the . . . — Map (db m36320) HM
Arkansas (Ouachita County), Camden — Camden Water BattleCivil War — 1864
In the fall of 1864, much of the Confederate infantry in Arkansas was ordered to move to Camden to protect the approaches to Texas during General Sterling Price’s absences in being transferred to the Missouri Campaign.

In September 1864, . . . — Map (db m106889) HM WM

Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — Battle of HelenaJuly 4, 1863
Confederate General Theophilus Holmes wanted to regain control of Helena, an island of Union control in Confederate Arkansas. His attack failed. Miscommunication, lack of information, and the determined resistance of the Union troops, who vowed not . . . — Map (db m107941) HM
Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — The Battle of HelenaBloody Fireworks on the Fourth of July
From where you are standing, you would have had a ringside seat for the battle of Helena. On a brutally hot July 4, 1863, Confederate General Theophilus Holmes launched a three-pronged attack on the small Union garrison at Helena. Union . . . — Map (db m52026) HM
Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — The Battle of HelenaJuly 4, 1863
Confederate General Theophilus Holmes wanted to regain control of Helena, an island of Union control in Confederate Arkansas. His attack failed. Miscommunication, lack of information, and the determined resistance of the Union troops, who vowed not . . . — Map (db m107937) HM
Arkansas (Pulaski County), Jacksonville — The Brigade Moved ForwardThe Opening Movements of the Battle of Reed's Bridge
The first action of the Battle of Reed's Bridge occurred east of where you are standing when 125 Missouri Confederates opened fire on Brigadier General John Wynn Davidson's Union cavalry division at about 11 a.m. on August 27, 1863. The . . . — Map (db m116603) HM
Arkansas (Pulaski County), Jacksonville — Thunder on Bayou MetoConfederate Artillery in the Battle for Reed's Bridge
As Reed's Bridge burned and Confederate artillery broke up the charge of the First Iowa Cavalry Regiment, Union artillery opened fire on Brigadier General John S. Marmaduke at his position near Lt. Charlie Bell's "little teaser" prairie gun. . . . — Map (db m116569) HM
Arkansas (Pulaski County), Jacksonville — Battle of Reed's Bridge
On August 27, 1863 the Federal army was advancing along the Military Road toward Little Rock when its Cavalry Division of 6,000 men under Gen. John W. Davidson attempted a crossing here and was met by a Confederate force of 4,000 under Gen. John S. . . . — Map (db m116508) HM
Arkansas (Pulaski County), Little Rock — Battle of Little Rock
In this vicinity, on September 10, 1863, an invading Federal column under Gen'l Frederick Steele defeated Confederate forces under Gen'l John Marmaduke in the Battle of Little Rock — Map (db m116460) HM
Arkansas (Pulaski County), Little Rock — 5 — The Little Rock Campaign - Bayou FourcheThe Battle Before The Fall Of Little Rock
Looking northeast to your right about 300 yards downstream, you can see the area of the primary fighting of the Battle of Bayou Fourche. Fighting began about noon on Wednesday, September 10, 1863, after Union Brigadier General John Davidson's troops . . . — Map (db m116532) HM
Arkansas (Saline County), Bryant — The Battle of Hurricane Creek
After the fall of Little Rock to Union forces in September, 1863, the area immediately south of the Arkansas River became a No Man’s Land. On the morning of October 23, 1864, a Federal detachment of the 7th Army Corps, returning to Little Rock after . . . — Map (db m96635) HM
Arkansas (Sebastian County), Fort Smith — Battle of Massard Prairie
On July 27, 1864 Confederates led by Gen. Richard M. Gano surprised an outpost of the Sixth Kansas Cavalry at nearby Caldwell's Place. The Federal force was routed with a loss of 25 killed and wounded, 127 prisoners and much equipment. The . . . — Map (db m52566) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Cane Hill — The Battle of Cane Hill Arkansas
Late in November 1862, Gen. John S. Marmaduke with 2,000 cavalry occupied Cane Hill Ridge. Gen. James G. Blunt with 5,000 cavalry and infantry and 30 pieces of artillery met them at dawn Nov. 28, 1862. Retreating slowly, making stands at . . . — Map (db m66696) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Prairie Grove — Battle of Prairie GroveDecember 7, 1862
The battle on this field was fought between the Confederate army of General T.C. Hindman (Arkansas) and Federal forces commanded by Generals James G. Blunt (Kansas) and F.J. Herron (Iowa). Battlefield Park occupies the approximate center of the . . . — Map (db m35248) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Prairie Grove — Rhea's MillBattle Monument
This tower was the chimney of Rhea's Mill, which stood 6 miles northwest of this spot. The mill was operated by the Federal army before and after the battle of Prairie Grove. General Blunt's supply train was at Rhea's during the battle, under guard . . . — Map (db m35276) HM
Arkansas (Woodruff County), Augusta — "It Was a Hard Little Fight"The Battle of Fitzhugh's Woods, April 1st, 1864
As Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele's Union army marched into southwest Arkansas in the spring of 1864, Col. C.C. Andrews was ordered to lead an expedition to Woodruff County. The column's orders were to keep Brig. Gen. Dandridge McRae from recruiting . . . — Map (db m116643) HM
Arkansas (Woodruff County), Cotton Plant — The Battle of Cache River or Cotton Plant
July 7, 1862, the 11th Wisconsin Infantry of the Federals, commanded by Colonel Hovey, met the Confederate Texas Cavalry commanded by General Rust at Hills Plantation and engaged in a bitter fight. The Battle of Cache River or Cotton Plant is . . . — Map (db m116454) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Montebello — 385 — Battle of the Rio San Gabriel
Near this site, on January 3, 1847, was fought the Battle of the Rio San Gabriel between American forces commanded by Capt. Robert F. Stockton, U.S. Navy, Commander-in- chief, Brig. Gen. Stephen W. Kearney, U.S. Army, and . . . — Map (db m51042) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Vernon — CHL 167 — The Battle of La MesaLa Batalla de La Mesa — January 9th, 1847
First marker: On this site was fought La Batalla de La Mesa Battle of La Mesa January 9th, 1847 Commodore Robert Field Stockton U.S.N. in command of American forces and General Jose Maria Flores commanding the Californians Second . . . — Map (db m105961) HM
California (Monterey County), Prunedale — 651 — Battle of Natividad
Combined American forces under Captains Charles D. Burrass (or Burroughs) and Bluford K. Thompson clashed with Comandante Manuel de Jesús Castro's Californians in this vicinity on November 16, 1846. Casualties on each side consisted of several men . . . — Map (db m26646) HM
California (Napa County), Yountville — Battle of Seven Pines Memorial
In Memory of
The Battle of Seven Pines
Fought May 30 1862
Presented By Seven Pines Circle No. 3
Ladies of the G.A.R.
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California (San Bernardino County), Chino — Site of the Battle of Chino
Near this spot once stood the home of Isaac Williams, first American settler in this valley, about which on September 26-27 1846, was fought the first important engagement in California of the war with Mexico. This was also the site of the Chino . . . — Map (db m379) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — In Memory of the Heros of the Battle of San PasqualThey fought a good fight
1st United States Dragoons Company C Sergent. John Cox • Corporl William. C. West • Private George Ashmead • Private Joseph T. Campbell • Private Williamm. Dalton • Private John Dunlop • Private Joseph B. Kennedy • Private William. C. Leckey . . . — Map (db m82318) HM WM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The Naval Battle of GuadalcanalTwenty-Four Minutes of Thundering Hell On Iron Bottom Bay
Friday the 13th November 1942 By July 1942 Japan’s military juggernaut had invaded and occupied Korea, Manchuria, China, Hong Kong, Burma, Borneo, New Guinea, Rabaul, Truk, The Philippines, Aleutians, Marshalls, Carolines, and the Solomons, . . . — Map (db m75499) HM WM
California (San Luis Obispo County), San Luis Obispo — M60A3 (TTS) Main Battle Tankthe “Patton”
In service with the U.S. Army and U.S. Marines 1960 to 1991 Weight 58 tons • Crew of 4 Main Weapon 105mm Rifled Gun This tank is dedicated to all veterans of San Luis Obispo County who have served our country. • San Luis Obispo . . . — Map (db m38502) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Santa Clara — Battle of Santa Clara
On January 2, 1847, somewhere hereabouts was fought the last northern battle of the Mexican War. The official casualty report: “Dead none, Wounded none, Missing but one on the American side and he came up shortly afterwards stating that he had . . . — Map (db m24337) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Santa Clara — The Battle of Santa ClaraJanuary 2-7, 1847
The Battle of Santa Clara was the only campaign fought in the Northern district of California between Californios and United States forces during the Mexican-American war. In the 1840’s an oak forest grew near the present Lawrence Expressway, . . . — Map (db m81727) HM
California (Shasta County), Castella — CHL 116 — Battle Rock
Battle of the Crags was fought below Battle Rock in June 1855. This conflict between the Modoc Indians and the settlers resulted from miners destroying the native fishing waters in the Lower Soda Springs area. Settlers led by Squire Reuben Gibson . . . — Map (db m69857) HM
California (Siskiyou County), Tule Lake — Ambush at Midday - The Thomas-Wright Battle of April 26, 1873Last Victor for the Modocs
Forced to flee the stronghold, the Modoc took cover amid the craggy lava features in this area. A group under Scarface Charley watched from the Schonchin Flow as Army troops marched from Gillems Camp toward their concealed position. Officers . . . — Map (db m87906) HM
California (Siskiyou County), Tulelake — Battle of Dry Lake Memorial
Two Warm Springs Indians, acting as scouts with the U.S. Army were killed at the Battle of Dry Lake. That final battle of the Modoc War was fought about 10 miles S.E. of here, May 10, 1873. They were brought to the Peninsula Camp, just . . . — Map (db m113119) HM
California (Tulare County), Springville — Battle Mountain
A long period of unrest between the settlers and Indians of Tulare County erupted in war during the Spring of 1856. Untrue reports that five hundred head of cattle had been stolen in Frazier Valley and the burning of the Orson K. Smith sawmill . . . — Map (db m34474) HM
California (Tuolumne County), Dardanelle — The Last Battle
The canyon to your right was the scene of the last battle between Indians and whites in Tuolumne County. On February 10, 1858, a band of Piutes attacked a group of employees of the Columbia & Stanislaus River Water Co. In the fight which followed . . . — Map (db m78075) HM
Colorado (Logan County), Sterling — 34 — Battle of Summit Springs
3 miles southeast from this point is the site of theBattle of Summit Springs Last engagement with Plains Indians in Colorado, July 11, 1869. Cheyennes who raided western Kansas were attacked by General E. A. Carr with the Fifth U.S. Cavalry . . . — Map (db m61997) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Norwalk — Battle of the Rocks Monument
On this historic ground the American Patriots bravely sustained the cause of Liberty against the British Invaders July 12, 1779 ---------- Erected by the D.A.R. of Norwalk 1894. — Map (db m53435) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Battle of RidgefieldApril 27, 1777
The Third and Chief Engagement Occurred on This Ridge — Map (db m23395) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Battle of Ridgefield Dead
In defense of American Independence at the Battle of Ridgefield April 27, 1777 died Eight Patriots who were laid in this ground companioned by Sixteen British Soldiers Living, their enemies, Dying their guests, in honor of service and sacrifice this . . . — Map (db m23396) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — The Battle of RidgefieldApril 27, 1777
The chief engagement of Connecticut’s only inland battle during the War for Independence was fought approximately 100 yards from this site. Several hundred hastily-mustered militia joined a handful of Continental troops under Generals Benedict . . . — Map (db m23400) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — 8 — The Battle of Ridgefield, April 27, 1777Ridgefield, Connecticut — The Museum in the Streets
British General Tryon’s Raid on Danbury occurred on April 26, 1777. The beginning of the 1777 campaign was the first British invasion and the only pitched battle in Connecticut. Following the burning of Danbury the British troops marched through . . . — Map (db m23412) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Westport — Battle of Westport Commemoration
To commemorate the battle fought on and near this point between the British forces and the American Patriots, April 28, 1777. Ordnance presented by U.S. Government and erected July 4, 1901Map (db m22556) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Groton Battle Monument
The monument was erected under the patronage of the State of Connecticut, A. D. 1830, and in the 55th year of the Independence of the U. S. A. in memory of the brave Patriots, who fell in the Massacre at Fort Griswold, near this spot, on the 6th of . . . — Map (db m18050) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — The Battle of Groton HeightsStabilization and Preservation of Fort Griswold — Phase 1
On the morning of September 6, 1781, a British fleet under the command of former American general Benedict Arnold appeared at the mouth of the Thames River. Arnold’s mission was to destroy American privateers in New London and to capture military . . . — Map (db m19038) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Battle of Stonington Monument
This Is To Remember Here the Brave Men of Stonington Defeated a Landing Force From His Majesty’s ship “Ramillies” Bent on Burning the Town and its Shipping August 10, 1814 The Warden and Burgesses of the Borough of . . . — Map (db m68420) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-41 — American PositionBattle of Cooch's Bridge
On September 3, 1777, an American Light Infantry Corps composed of Continental soldiers from New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, with militia from Pennsylvania and Delaware, was stationed west of Christina Creek between Aikentown . . . — Map (db m14788) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-A7 — Battle of Cooch's Bridge
American light infantry and cavalry under General William Maxwell encountered advance guard of British and Hessian troops under Generals Howe, Cornwallis and Knyphausen in this vicinity September 3, 1777. American troops were expert marksmen drafted . . . — Map (db m9774) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-42 — British PositionBattle of Cooch's Bridge
On the morning of September 3, 1777, soldiers of the Hessian Field Jaeger Corps encountered American light infantry positioned in the woods and fields along this road, which led from Aikentown (Glasgow) to Cooch's Bridge. The Americans attacked the . . . — Map (db m57931) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — The Battle of Cooch's Bridge
On September 3, 1777 over 800 Americans forming the Light Infantry Corps of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged about 2,000 British Light Infantry and Hessian and Anspach "Jägers" (light infantry) in a series of skirmishes ending at . . . — Map (db m10055) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-182 — The Philadelphia CampaignBattle of Cooch's Bridge
In August 1777, British forces under the command of General William Howe landed at the Head of Maryland's Elk River. Their goal was the capture of Philadelphia, the capital of the young republic. On September 3, advancing troops were engaged by an . . . — Map (db m14787) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Logan Circle — When Logan Rode The Battle Line
In the Civil War, General John Logan's gallantry earned him mythical stature among the soldiers he led in battle. The memoir of a fellow Union officer depicts Logan's unique inspirational impact: "When General Grant would ride down our . . . — Map (db m113652) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), U Street Corridor — "Joshua Fit De Battle Of Jericho"
Paul Robeson Jr. (November 2, 1927 - April 26, 2014) was Paul and Essies only child. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and as a young boy lived with his grandmother in Moscow where his parents sought to protect him from American racism. He . . . — Map (db m111998) HM
District of Columbia, Washington — Battle of Fort StevensFormer Walter Reed Army Medical Center — Walking Tour 1
Although nothing remains of the original landscape, this area was a battleground of the only Civil War battle fought in Washington. On July 11, 1864, Confederate troops attempted to capture the Union's capitol by first taking a meagerly defended . . . — Map (db m105292) HM
Florida (Alachua County), Gainesville — F-164 — First Gainesville Skirmish / Battle of Gainesville
First Gainesville Skirmish The first Civil War gunfire in Gainesville's streets came on February 15, 1864, when a raiding party of 50 men from the 40th Massachusetts Cavalry entered the City to attempt the capture of two trains. The raid was . . . — Map (db m57122) HM
Florida (Baker County), Olustee — The Battle of Olustee
(Front):The Battle of Olustee was fought on this ground February 20th, 1864. Between 5,000 Confederate troops commanded by General Joseph E. Finegan and 6,000 Federal troops under General Truman Seymour. The Federals were defeated with a loss . . . — Map (db m13708) HM
Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — F-583 — The Last Naval Battle of the American Revolutionary War
The last naval battle of the American Revolutionary War took place off the coast of Cape Canaveral on March 10, 1783. The fight began when three British ships sighted two Continental Navy ships, the Alliance commanded by Captain John Barry . . . — Map (db m94406) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — F-827 — American Revolutionary War Battle of Thomas CreekMay 17, 1777
In May 1777, 400 soldiers from the Continental Army and 165 members of the Georgia militia organized in Sunbury, Georgia, just north of the Florida border for an expedition into British East Florida in retaliation for raids conducted by British . . . — Map (db m93071) HM
Florida (Escambia County), Pensacola — Battle of PensacolaMarch 9 to May 8, 1781
On March 9, 1781, Spanish General Bernardo de Galvez, with a fleet of some 30 ships, arrived opposite Pensacola Bay and within a day took Santa Rosa Island. On March 18, Galvez, in his ship Galveztown, sailed under the cannon of the Royal Navy . . . — Map (db m72252) HM
Florida (Hardee County), Zolfo Springs — Seminole Indian Battle
One of the Last Battles fought with the Seminole Nation ended here on June 16, 1856 with Defeat of the Indians by Soldiers from Ft. Meade. — Map (db m61059) HM
Florida (Hernando County), Bayport — F-915 — Bayport in the Civil War/The Battle of Bayport
(side 1) Bayport in the Civil War Bayport was a shallow-water gulf port town in the 1850s. The town was designated the Hernando County Seat and a port of delivery by Congress in 1854. Before the Civil War, the port shipped lumber cut . . . — Map (db m110440) HM
Florida (Jackson County), Marianna — F-8 — Battle of Marianna
On September 27, 1864, Gen. Asboth's force of 700 Federal cavalry from Pensacola arrived in the Marianna area to forage and secure Negro recruits. Confederate forces of a few hundred home guardsmen barricaded the streets of Marianna and withstood . . . — Map (db m74193) HM
Florida (Jackson County), Marianna — Cavalry Fight in Downtown MariannaThe Battle of Marianna
Union and Confederate troops battled for control of the downtown area as fighting swept east through the streets during the Battle of Marianna. A Union flanking party entered town from the north via Caledonia Street and moved east up Lafayette to . . . — Map (db m93108) HM
Florida (Jackson County), Marianna — Fight at the Chipola River BridgeThe Battle of Marianna
Retreating Confederate troops reached the Chipola River after fighting pursuing Union troops from Ely Corner (intersection of Lafayette and Russ Streets) to this point. Captain Robert Chisolm's Woodville Scouts, a cavalry unit from Alabama, drove . . . — Map (db m101422) HM
Florida (Jackson County), Marianna — Fighting at Ely CornerThe Battle of Marianna
The main section of the Battle of Marianna began here at 11 a.m. on September 27, 1864. Confederate cavalry under Col. A.B. Montgomery formed a line of battle across the main street at this point. Union troops, led by Brig. Ben. Alexander Asboth, . . . — Map (db m93103) HM
Florida (Jackson County), Marianna — Site of the Battle of Marianna
Here at high noon on September 27, 1864, a Federal raiding force of 900 men under Brigadier-General Alexander Asboth fought a Confederate home guard of 95 old men and boys under Captain Jesse J. Norwood. Entering Marianna from the west, the main . . . — Map (db m68796) HM
Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-143 — Battle of Natural BridgeMarch 6, 1865
Site of decisive repulse of Federal forces by Confederate Militia in joint U.S. Army and Navy Operation to take St. Marks. The Army landing at lighthouse was prevented from getting to rear of St. Marks by Confederate opposition at Newport and . . . — Map (db m13721) HM
Florida (Nassau County), south of Callahan — F-236 — Battle of Thomas Creek
When the American War of Independence began, the new British colonies of East and West Florida did not seek separation from England. East Florida remained comparatively free from serious fighting throughout the course of the Revolutionary War. In . . . — Map (db m41222) HM
Florida (Okeechobee County), Okeechobee — Battle of Okeechobee
In these woods on Christmas Day 1837, was fought the Battle of Okeechobee, in which a large band of Seminole Indians, under Chief Wild Cat, Alligator, and Sam Jones was routed by a brigade led by Colonel Zachary Taylor, consisting of the First, . . . — Map (db m97075) HM WM
Florida (Palm Beach County), Jupiter — F-695 — Jesup's BattleJanuary 24, 1838
On January 24, 1838, Major General Thomas S Jesup, commanding 1,500 men, the largest army of Second Seminole War (1835-42), marched to the headwaters of the Loxahatchee River, where he defeated approximately 300 Red and Black Seminoles in the last . . . — Map (db m99904) HM
Florida (Palm Beach County), Jupiter — F-646 — Powell's Battle
On January 15,1838, during the Second Seminole War.The Seminoles met and defeated U.S. forces in the first battle of the Loxahatchee River.Trying to end the war,Maj. Gen. Thomas Jesup brought several columns of troops to south Florida, including . . . — Map (db m99906) HM
Florida (Polk County), Fort Meade — Willoughby Tillis Battle Monument
(West face) A group of United States Army soldiers led by Lt. Carlton engaged the Seminole Indians in what is known as the Willoughby Tillis Battle in this vicinity on June 14-16, 1856. These five men who lost their lives in this engagement . . . — Map (db m57248) HM
Florida (Putnam County), Palatka — Battle At Horse Landing
At this site, on May 23rd, 1864, Captain John Jackson Dickison, with men from the 2nd Florida Cavalry and a battery from the Milton Light Artillery, disabled and captured the Federal gunboat, Columbine. At the time, Union forces controlled the land . . . — Map (db m101762) HM
Florida (Sumter County), Wahoo vicinity — F-283 — The Battle of Wahoo Swamp
The Battle of Wahoo Swamp occurred nearby on November 21, 1836. The 2d Seminole War, a seven-year clash caused by rivalry between Indians and settlers over central Florida lands, had begun almost a year before. By November, Indian forces had . . . — Map (db m41679) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Port Orange — F-34 — Battle of Dunlawton Plantation
During the 2nd Seminole War, 1836, the Mosquito Roarers, a company of Florida militia under Major Benjamin Putnam, engaged a large band of Seminoles pillaging Dunlawton, a sugar plantation on the Halifax River. Heavy fighting ensued, but the . . . — Map (db m34346) HM
Georgia (Baker County), Newton — 004-2 — Battle of Chickasawachee Swamp
Near here in Chickasawachee Swamp a decisive battle of the Southern Indian Wars was fought July 3, 1836. About 300 warriors were entrenched on an island in the swamp, after a raid in which they killed several settlers. A force of militia under . . . — Map (db m26959) HM
Georgia (Banks County), Baldwin — 006-3B — Battle of Narrows>>>------>
This battle was fought Oct. 12, 1864 between Confederate troops and Union cavalry in the nearby mountain pass. A Confederate victory saved Habersham county from pilaging by Union troops and camp followers and also saved grain fields for . . . — Map (db m40640) HM
Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — 007-3 — Battle of King's Tanyard
On July 31, 1864, at the Battle of Sunshine Church (19 miles NE of Macon), Maj. Gen. Geo. Stoneman [US] surrendered with 600 men to Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson, Jr., [CS], after covering the escape of Adams’ and Capron’s brigades of his cavalry . . . — Map (db m23454) HM
Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — 007-4 — The Stoneman Raid Battle of King's Tanyard
Closing in on Atlanta in July, 1864, Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman found it "too strong to assault and too extensive to invest." To force its evacuation, he sent Maj. Gen. Geo. Stoneman's cavalry [US] to cut the Macon railway by which its defenders were . . . — Map (db m17307) HM
Georgia (Bartow County), Allatoona — The Battle of Allatoona Pass
Allatoona Pass is the site of significant and bloody Civil War battles that took place after the fall of Atlanta in September 1864. With no city to defend, the Confederate Army treated from Atlanta in 1864. With no city to defend, the Confederate . . . — Map (db m87341) HM
Georgia (Bartow County), Cartersville — 008-41 — Battle of Allatoona
After the fall of Atlanta, hoping Sherman would follow, Hood moved his Confederate army north, sending French’s Division to fill the railroad cut at Allatoona, and burn the railroad bridge over the Etowah River, to hamper Sherman’s movement. . . . — Map (db m21843) HM
Georgia (Bartow County), Emerson — 008-5 — Battle of AllatoonaOctober 5, 1864
Lt. Gen. John B. Hood, Army of Tenn. [CS], while enroute N. from Palmetto, Ga., sent Lt. Gen. A.P. Stewart´s Corps to destroy the State R.R. from Big Shanty to the Etowah River. Stewart seized Big Shanty and Acworth on the 3d, and French´s Div. was . . . — Map (db m13935) HM
Georgia (Bartow County), Emerson — 008-6 — Battle of AllatoonaOctober 5, 1864
After artillery firing and repeated assaults by French´s troops, [CS] the Federals made a final stand in the star fort W. of rock cut. Failing to dislodge the defenders, French retreated to New Hope Church in Paulding County. French´s division . . . — Map (db m13936) HM
Georgia (Bibb County), Macon — Fort HawkinsThe Battle for Macon — Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails
During the early 1800s, Georgia grew through a series of treaties with the Creek Indians. After the Louisiana Purchase, President Thomas Jefferson authorized Benjamin Hawkins, Agent for Indian Affairs, to negotiate the 1805 treaty to expand Georgia . . . — Map (db m103214) HM
Georgia (Camden County), St. Marys — Battle for GeorgiaFort Frederica National Monument
Georgia’s fate was decided in 1742 when Spanish and British forces clashed on St. Simons Island. Fort Frederica’s troops defeated the Spanish, ensuring Georgia’s future as a British colony. Today, the National Park Service manages Fort Frederica . . . — Map (db m112210) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Chickamauga — Glass's Mill Battle SiteChickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
Glass's Mill was a multi-story frame structure that stood on the southeastern bank of West Chickamauga Creek about two miles from Crawfish Spring, providing the grain grinding needs for a number of families living in the surrounding area. Glass's . . . — Map (db m82817) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Chickamauga — Glass's Mill Battle SiteChickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
After the war, whenever veterans got together, there was much talk of great artillery duels. many would speak of General Thomas' battle line of cannons at Chickamauga. But in fact, the only real artillery duel of the battle took place at Glass's . . . — Map (db m82840) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — The Armies EngageThe Battle of Chickamauga opened here at the site of Jays Sawmill
The Battle of Chickamauga began here on September 19, 1863, in the field adjacent to Jays Sawmill. The mill is no longer standing. At dawn, Union Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas ordered two brigades to move eastward to this location to capture a . . . — Map (db m68403) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — The Battle of ChickamaugaSeptember 19-20, 1863 — Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
Here you begin a seven mile tour thru the field where one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War was fought. This park was established in 1890 and laid out by a commission of Union and Confederate Veterans, men who met in mortal combat on this . . . — Map (db m100758) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — The Battle of ChickamaugaSeptember 19-20, 1863
Control of the strategic city of Chattanooga was the goal. A brilliant Union advance, led by General William S. Rosecrans, forced the Confederates to abandon Chattanooga in early September, 1863. Soon after, however, the reinforced Confederate army . . . — Map (db m76551) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1420 — To the opening of the Battle
To the opening of the Battle, First day, September 19, 1863. 1½ Miles. — Map (db m105843) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-423G — To The Opening of the Battle
To The Opening of the Battle Sept. 19, 1863. . . 1 7/8 ms. — Map (db m65941) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-423D — To the Opening of the Battle
To the Opening of the Battle First Day, September 19, 1863, 2 Miles — Map (db m105817) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — War Comes to the BrothertonsThe great battle raged around this family farm
At the time of the Battle of Chickamauga, George and Mary Brotherton and their children lived in a log house here. In the surrounding fields they grazed cattle and grew corn and hay. To escape the battle, some of the Brothertons and other local . . . — Map (db m24222) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Ringgold — 023-15 — Battle of Chickamauga<--- 9 mi. ---<<<<
Nine miles west of here on Saturday and Sunday, September 19th and 20th, 1863, the bloody battle of Chickamauga was fought. Here, Federal forces of about 60,000 under Major-General William S. Rosecrans, U.S.A., fought the two day battle with . . . — Map (db m19249) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Ringgold — The Battle of Ringgold Gap
The Fall of Ringgold Cleburne holds gap for Confederate retreat; Sherman prepares fiery path to Savannah As Union General William S. Roecrans moved his forces off Catoosa soil at the Chickamauga . . . — Map (db m76054) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Port Wentworth — 025-79 — Battle Between Confederate Gunboats and Union Field Artillery(December 12, 1864)
In December, 1864, was fought on the Savannah River near here one of the few battles in which Confederate gunboats and Union field artillery were engaged against each other. Colerain Plantation, as these lands were then known, had been occupied on . . . — Map (db m12615) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Battle of Savannah
En l'honneur des valliants Français qui se sont sacrifiés en cet endroit pour notre liberté le 9 Octobre, 1779 In honor of the valiant Frenchmen who gave their lives on this battlefield for our freedom on 9 October, 1779 Les . . . — Map (db m18455) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-43 — S. S. James Oglethorpe and the Battle of the Atlantic
S. S. James Oglethorpe launched on November 20, 1942, during World War II, the first of 88 Liberty Ships built by Southeastern Shipbuilding (approximately two miles downriver from here). Setting sail from New York in a convoy bound for Liverpool, . . . — Map (db m65470) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-19 — Sherman's March To The Sea :Battle of Shaw's Bridge and Shaw's Dam
Beginning on December 10, 1864, Union and Confederate soldiers fought near here at Shaw’s Bridge and Shaw’s Dam, as Union General William T. Sherman’s army moved toward Savannah. During bloody fighting, Confederates twice repulsed Union attempts to . . . — Map (db m4949) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — The Battle of Savannah
The 1779 Battle of Savannah was one of the deadliest of the entire American Revolution. The overwhelming defeat of French and American forces resulted in an allied withdrawal and in approximately 800 wounded or killed, with British losses . . . — Map (db m18214) HM
Georgia (Chattahoochee County), Cusseta — 026-3 — Battle of Hitchity
In February, 1836, after rumors of unrest among the Creek Indians and a report of 500 having crossed the Chattahoochee River at Bryants Ferry, 22 members of the Georgia Militia under Col. John H. Watson were sent out from Columbus to investigate the . . . — Map (db m55463) HM
Georgia (Cherokee County), Ball Ground — 028-1 — Battle of Taliwa
Two and one-half miles to the east, near the confluence of Long-Swamp Creek and the Etowah River, is the traditional site of Taliwa, scene of the fiercest and most decisive battle in the long war of the 1740's and 50's between the Cherokee and Creek . . . — Map (db m15481) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Jonesboro — 031-26 — Battle of Jonesboro The First Day
Aug. 31, 1864. This immediate area was occupied by the Army of the Tenn. [US], commanded by Gen. O. O. Howard. These troops, Logan’s 15th, Ransom’s 16th & Blair’s 17th corps, marched to this position from Fairburn the previous day; the 15th & 17th . . . — Map (db m18824) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Jonesboro — 031-24 — Battle of Jonesboro The Second Day
Sept. 1, 1864. The area bounded by the McPeak house (N), the Warren house (S), the R. R. (E), & U.S. 41 (W), was the scene of the final pitched battle of the Atlanta Campaign (begun May 7, '64). Hardee’s A. C. [CS], posted in a salient angle at . . . — Map (db m18185) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Jonesboro — 38 — Battle of JonesboroughThe First Day — Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail
On Friday, August 19, 1864, 4,400 Federal cavalrymen under General H. Brigadier Judson Kilpatrick galloped into Jonesborough (Jonesboro). An Illinois trooper described the town as "a row of stores, dwellings and shops on each side of the . . . — Map (db m103354) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Jonesboro — 39 — Patrick Cleburne Confederate CemeteryBattle of Jonesborough - the Second Day — Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail
Located near the center of fighting on the second day of the Battle Jonesborough (Jonesboro), the final major battle of the Atlanta Campaign, this cemetery contains the graves of up to 1,000 Confederate soldiers killed while fighting here on August . . . — Map (db m103182) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Jonesboro — 03-11 — Two Days of Battle at Jonesboro
In this vicinity were fought the engagements that ended the Atlanta Campaign of 1864. Confederate forces under Gen. Hardee, endeavoring to defend the remaining R.R. to Atlanta, against outnumbering Federal troops, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1 were forced to . . . — Map (db m12330) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Jonesboro — Unknown Confederate Soldiers MemorialBattle of Jonesboro
To the honored memory of the several hundred unknown Confederate Soldiers reposing within this enclosure who fell at the Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1, 1864 These soldiers were of Hardee’s Corps, commanded by Maj. Gen. . . . — Map (db m74212) WM
Georgia (Cobb County), Kennesaw — Battle of Gilgal Church
June 15-17, 1864 U.S.: Maj. Gen. Daniel Butterfield. 3rd Div. 20th Corps. Army of the Cumberland. C.S.: Maj. Gen. Patrick R Cleburne. Cleburne’s Div. Hood’s Corps. Army of Tennessee. — Map (db m62495) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — 033-14 — Battle of Kolb’s FarmJune 22, 1864
The 3 brigades of Williams’ (1st) Div., 20th A. C., [US] were posted on the high ground W. of the road between this point and the Powder Springs Road. Geary’s (2d) Div. [US] right joined Williams at the ravine West of the Greer house, his . . . — Map (db m29710) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — 033-13 — Battle of Kolb's FarmJune 22, 1864
The extension of the right wing of Federal forces S. of the Dallas Rd. threatening to outflank him, Johnston sent Hood’s Corps [CS] from the right (E. of Kennesaw) to this, the extreme left, with directions to stop further Federal advances. Hood . . . — Map (db m17158) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — 033-11 — Battle of Kolb's FarmJune 22, 1864
Hascall’s (2d) Div. 23d A.C., Union, via Manning’s Mill, reached Kolb’s schoolhouse (site of Mt. Zion Ch.) 2 p.m. & joined its left to right of Williams' (1st) Div., 20th A.C. [US] at the McAdoo - Oatman house on Powder Springs Rd. Hascall placed . . . — Map (db m16871) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — 033-12 — Battle of Kolb's FarmJune 22, 1864
The 14th Kentucky (2d Division, 23d A.C.,) together with the 123d N. Y. (1st Division, 20th A.C.,) [US] were posted as skirmishers East of the Kolb farmstead. The stubborn resistance by the 14th Ky., and the 123d N.Y., disrupted the concerted . . . — Map (db m19573) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — Battle of Kolb's Farm - June 22, 1864
A costly Confederate attack here stopped the Union army's attempt to bypass Kennesaw Mountain. On June 22, 1864, Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston sent Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood's 13,000 troops down Powder Springs Road to stop the Federal . . . — Map (db m17280) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — Battle of Pine KnobJune 15, 1864
On June 15, 1864, General Sherman ordered an attack on a portion of the Confederate fortified line located between Gilgal Church and a hill one mile eastward known as "Pine Knob". Three divisions of the 20th Army Corps were to break through an . . . — Map (db m11765) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — Main Confederate Battle LineJune 1-17, 1864
About a hundred yards southeast of this marker is the remnant of a 15 mile line of Confederate fortifications. These infantry trenches were occupied until June 17th by the Army of Mississippi, a unit within the Confederate Army of Tennessee, Gen. . . . — Map (db m11337) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — The Reversed TrenchPine Knob Battle
Constructed and manned by Confederate infantry on June 15, 1864 the location of this trench enabled the southerners to deliver a deadly flank fire into the right of Geary’s division (20th Army Corps) as it approached the principal line of . . . — Map (db m11224) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — Tribute to Georgian GeneralsBattle of Kennesaw Mountain
In Tribute To the 14 Georgians who were Generals Of the Confederate States Army In the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain June 27, 1864 Lt. Gen. William Joseph Hardee • Maj. Gen. William Henry Talbot Walker • Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler • . . . — Map (db m84441) WM
Georgia (Cobb County), Smyrna — 033-74 — Battle of Ruff's Mill
July 4, 1864. Early a.m., Brig. Gen. John Fuller’s brigade, 4th div., 16th A. C. [US], moved 1 mi. E. from the Nickajack Cr. Bridge, Concord Rd., to ascertain the strength of Hood’s A. C. [CS]. Finding it strongly posted, Fuller returned to Ruff’s . . . — Map (db m19603) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Smyrna — 033-77 — Battle of Smyrna
July 3, 1864. Gen. J. E. Johnston's army (CS) withdrew from Kennesaw Mtn. & occupied a double line of field-works which crossed the R. R. at old Smyrna Camp Ground, facing N. W. Loring's A. C. was on the rt. (N. E. of R. R.); Hardee's, at center; . . . — Map (db m5951) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Smyrna — 033-75 — Hood's Corps at Battle of Ruff's Mill
When Johnston’s forces [CS] withdrew from Kennesaw Mtn., July 3, 1864, they occupied a double line of field works extending from Smyrna S. W. to Nickajack Creek at Dodgen's Mill, more or less along this, the old Concord Road. Hood’s Corps held the . . . — Map (db m19626) HM
Georgia (Cook County), Lenox — 037-4 — Battle of Brushy Creek
Near here, in July, 1836, a battalion of Georgia militia under command of Major Michael Young, defeated a band of Indians in the Battle of Brushy Creek. In pursuit of the Indians, who had been raiding the frontier as they fled into Florida, the . . . — Map (db m53104) HM
Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — 038-2 — Battle of Brown's Mill
On July 27, 1864, Brig. Gen. E. M. McCook with 3,600 Federal calvary began a raid to destroy railroads south of Atlanta and release 32,000 Federal prisoners at Andersonville. Three miles south of Newnan on July 30th, Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler with . . . — Map (db m10494) HM
Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — The Battle of Brown's Mill: AftermathBrown's Mill Battlefield
The Battle of Brown's Mill killed or wounded about 100 of McCook's men. Wheeler's casualties probably numbered fewer than 50. "The dead lay around us on every side, singly and in groups and pile men and horses, -in some cases, apparently . . . — Map (db m94668) HM
Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — The Battle of Brown's Mill: Ride for the RiverBrown's Mill Battlefield
Ashby's ambush and Wheeler's headlong assault cut McCook's column to pieces. Most of the raiders dismounted south of the present-day Millard Farmer Road, rallying around a section of the 18th Indiana Battery, which unlimbered next to a log . . . — Map (db m94665) HM
Georgia (Crisp County), Cordele — 040-9 — Spanish-Indian Battle(1702)
Early in 1702 Joseph de Zuñiga, Spanish Governor of Florida, and Pierre le Moyne Iberville, French founder of Louisiana, made plans to check steadily increasing English trade with the Indian tribes in the interior, and perhaps to drive them out of . . . — Map (db m22899) HM
Georgia (Decatur County), Bainbridge — 043-1 — Battle of 1702
In this vicinity was fought the Flint Battle of 1702 between the English under Capt. Antonio with Creek allies from Achito (near Columbus) and the Spaniards under Capt. Francisco Romo Uriza with 800 Indians from Bacuqua (north of Tallahassee). In a . . . — Map (db m55598) HM
Georgia (Decatur County), Bainbridge — Battle of 1702
In this vicinity was fought the Flint Battle of 1702 between the English under Captain Antonio with Creek allies from Achito (near Columbus) and the Spaniards under Captain Francisco Romo Uriza with 800 Indians from Bacuqua (north of Tallahassee). . . . — Map (db m55600) HM
Georgia (Dekalb County), Atlanta — 044-47 — Bate’s Battle Line
July 22, 1864. Gen. Bate's div., Hardee's A.C. (CS) was deployed on the rt. of Walker's div. when they advanced N. from Terry's Mill pond. Being on the extreme rt. of the corps, Bate's troops moved up the east side of Sugar Cr., valley and swung . . . — Map (db m80157) HM
Georgia (DeKalb County), Atlanta — 044-46 — Battle of Atlanta Began Here
July 22, 1864. Sweeny's 2nd. div., Dodge's 16th A.C. (US), having been held in reserve N. of the Ga. R.R. (Candler Park), was ordered to support the left wing of Blair's 17th Corps in East Atlanta. Marching via Clay Rd., Sweeny's column halted here . . . — Map (db m8889) HM
Georgia (DeKalb County), Atlanta — 044-63 — Maney's Div. in the Battle of Atlanta
Gen. George Maney, comdg. Cheatham’s old div. of Hardee’s A.C. (CS) at Peachtree Cr., July 20, led the div. July 22 in the Battle of Atlanta. Both Cleburne’s & Maney’s divs. advanced N.W. on Flat Shoals Road to attack the Federal 17th A.C. aligned . . . — Map (db m10411) HM
Georgia (Dekalb County), Decatur — Battle of Decatur
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Georgia (Elbert County), Elberton — Battle of Cherokee Ford11 Feb. 1779
[Marker Front]: In honor of the brave militia men under Robert Anderson, including Capt. William Baskin, Jr., James Little, John Miller, Joseph Pickens and Lt. Thomas Shanklin, who fought a superior Tory force led by Col. Boyd at the mouth . . . — Map (db m2760) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Altanta — 060-109 — Where Hood Watched the Battle of Atlanta
In 1856 James E. Williams (Mayor of Atlanta 1866-1868), built a residence atop this high ground which later became a part of Oakland Cemetery. From the second story of the house, Gen. John B. Hood, in command of Confederate forces, & members of his . . . — Map (db m10448) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 060-65 — Battle at Moore’s Mill
July 19, 1864. Morgan’s brigade (Davis’ div.), 14th A.C., was posted on the rt. of Dilworth’s brigade to support his crossing of Peachtree Creek at junction with Green Bone Cr. Morgan faced destructive fire from Confederate forces on the high bluff . . . — Map (db m35687) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 060-142 — Battle Hill
The name "Battle Hill" is associated with the area because of an engagement fought here on July 28, 1864. This was the 3d attempt of the Confederate forces under General John B. Hood to repel the 3 Federal armies, commanded by General Sherman, . . . — Map (db m51402) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 060-151 — Battle of Ezra Ch.Right of 15th Corps
July 28, 1864. This marks the extreme right of Howard’s Army of the Tennessee during the Battle of Ezra Church. Lightburn’s brigade of M. L. Smith’s div., Logan’s A. C., occupied the immediate sector. From here the line ran S. E. to a salient angle . . . — Map (db m53579) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 060-149B — Battle of Ezra Ch.Gen. J. C. Brown’s Div.
July 28, 1864. The 4 brigades of Brown’s Div., S. D. Lee’s A. C. [CS], deployed in this area, made the initial assaults on the Federal right flank posted on the ridge just N. E. Their combined attacks struck Lightburn's & Martin’s brigades of Morgan . . . — Map (db m36095) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 060-148 — Battle of Ezra Ch.Gen. S. D. Lee’s Corps
July 26, 1864. Brown’s & Clayton’s divs., Lee’s Corps [CS] led off the attack on the 15th corps [US] posted some 400 yds. N. of this rd. Brown’s brigades: Johnston’s, Sharp’s & Brantly’s, were deployed W. of the cemetery Gate House ~ Manigault’s . . . — Map (db m36096) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 060-146 — Battle of Ezra ChurchGen. Stewart Wounded
July 28, 1864. Gen. A.P. Stewart, with Walthall’s and Long’s divisions of his A.C. [CS], reached the field in time to renew the attack. Walthall, on left, fared no better than Brown, in the same area. Stewart, riding forward to this hill, . . . — Map (db m50868) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 060-159 — Battle of Utoy Creek
Federal siege operations not only involved the encircling line of Atlanta's defenses, but threatened the 2 railroads S.W. of the city. Pursuant thereto, Federal forces after the Battle of Ezra Church were shifted S., only to be confronted by a line . . . — Map (db m71443) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — The Battle of Atlanta
Sherman´s grand objective in this campaign was the capture of Atlanta. The strategic importance of the Georgia capital as a military stronghold and depot of supplies was recognized by the Federal commander. On account of its central location, . . . — Map (db m87451) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — The Battle of Peachtree CreekJuly 20, 1864 — Tablet #1
The battle of Peachtree Creek was the first of three desperate Confederate attacks on the armies commanded by Maj. General Wm. T. Sherman which were closing in on Atlanta. Although heavy skirmishing occurred between the Federal right and the . . . — Map (db m87187) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — The Confederate AttackThe Battle of Peachtree Creek — Tablet #5
On July 20th, Hood ordered the attack to begin at 1:00 P.M. Hardee and Stewart were to advance, drive the enemy back to the creek, and then west into the angle formed by the creek and the river; but events east of Atlanta caused the line to be . . . — Map (db m87191) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — The Confederate Attack, Cont.The Battle of Peachtree Creek — Tablet #6
On the right, Harrison placed two regiments across Tanyard Branch, to connect with Candy´s left, and three on the slight rise east of it. Scott´s brigade advanced across the thickly wooded hills between Northside and Whitehall drives, routing the . . . — Map (db m87192) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — The Federal AdvanceThe Battle of Peachtree Creek — Tablet #3
After noon on July 9th, Schofield´s Army of the Ohio (23rd Corps) had forced Johnston to cross the Chattahoochee River that night by a surprise crossing up river at Soap Creek. On the 12th, Howard´s 4th Corps of Thomas´ Army of the Cumberland . . . — Map (db m87189) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — The Federal Advance, Cont./The Change of CommandThe Battle of Peachtree Creek — Tablet #4
The Federal Advance, Cont. It finally reached the golf course area and deployed with Wood´s brigade on the left, Coburn´s in the center and Harrison´s on the right. Earlier, Newton´s division of Howard´s corps had crossed the creek and . . . — Map (db m87190) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — The Federal Forces Engaged/The Confederate Forces EngagedThe Battle of Peachtree Creek — Tablet #2
The Federal Forces Engaged (Sherman’s right wing) The Army of the Cumberland Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas Fourth Corps* 2nd Division Brig. Gen. John Newton (Kimball’s, Blake’s and Bradley’s brigades) Fourteenth Corps** 1st Division . . . — Map (db m87188) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), St. Simons Island — Battle of Bloody Marsh
We are resolved not to suffer defeat - we will rather die like Leonidas and his Spartans - if we can but protect Georgia and Carolina and the rest of the Americans from desolation             Oglethorpe Erected on the battlefield . . . — Map (db m63868) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), St. Simons Island — 063-42 — Battle of Gully Hole Creek
During the late morning of July 7, 1742 Georgia Rangers guarding the military road approach to the town of Frederica sighted a force of over 100 Spanish soldiers and their Indian allies. James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of Georgia, quickly . . . — Map (db m11634) HM
Georgia (Gordon County), Calhoun — 064-19 — Battle of Lay's Ferry
May 14, 1864. A contingent from Sweeny´s (2d) div., 16th A.C. [US] made a crossing here in pontoon boats, but on a rumor of Confederate crossings upstream, it withdrew. May 15. The division, supported by Welker´s Artillery [US], crossed in force & . . . — Map (db m13865) HM
Georgia (Gordon County), Resaca — 064-13 — Battle of Resaca
May 13, 1864. The 15th and the 16th A.C. (US) deployed astride road on ridges W. of those next to and this side of Camp Creek, where Polk's Corps (CS) was posted. May 14: The 15th and the 16th A.C. drove Polk's troops across creek from this ridges . . . — Map (db m11557) HM
Georgia (Gordon County), Resaca — 064-3 — Battle of ResacaMay 14-15, 1864
0.5 mi. W. is Camp Creek Valley, scene of the 23rd Corps (US) assaults on Hood's left and Hardee's right (CS), May 14. On ridge 0.2 mi. W. was the position of Wood's (3rd) Div., 4th A.C. and Capt. Wm. Wheeler's 13th New York battery (US), May . . . — Map (db m11553) HM
Georgia (Gordon County), Resaca — 064-4 — Battle of ResacaMay 14-15, 1864
At this point the intrenched line of Gen. John B. Hood's Corps (CS) crossed the road ~ this corps being one of the three composing Gen. J.E. Johnston's Army of Tennessee. Line faced N., Hindman's Div. (CS) on the left extended W. to Camp Creek . . . — Map (db m11554) HM
Georgia (Gordon County), Resaca — 064-11 — Battle of Resaca
May 16, 1864. Johnston's forces (CS) withdrew from Resaca via pontoon, R. R. & trestle bridges over the Oostanaula River. The 4th & two divs. Of the 14th Corps (US) rebuilt 2 bridges which had been burned & followed the retreating Confederates S., . . . — Map (db m11551) HM
Georgia (Gordon County), Resaca — 064-5 — Battle of Resaca
Hood's line, (CS) beginning E. at State R.R. ran W. to point atop ridge (S) where Hardee's rt. joined it & together with Polk's Corps, (CS) the line was prolonged 3 miles S. to the Oostanaula River. May 13, 1864, Sherman's forces (US) reached the . . . — Map (db m11555) HM
Georgia (Gordon County), Resaca — 064-7 — Battle of ResacaMay 14, 1864
The Battle of Resaca was one of the few places where the entire armies of Sherman and Johnston faced each other in the Atlanta Campaign. Judah´s (2nd) Div., 23rd Army Corps & part of the 14th Corps [US] moved from the high bluff west of Camp Creek ¾ . . . — Map (db m13914) HM
Georgia (Gordon County), Resaca — 155-3 — Battle of Resaca
May 14: Stewart’s Div., Hood’s Corps (CS) moved from intrenchments near the John Green house and attacked left of Federals then extending toward the State R. R. This attack fell upon the left of Stanley ’s (1st) div., 4th A. C. and 5th lnd. Battery . . . — Map (db m10971) HM
Georgia (Gordon County), Resaca — 064-6 — Battle of ResacaMay 14, 1864
A portion of Hood's A. C. (CS), thrust forward to hold ridge in fork of cr. was driven back to hills this side of the valley & N. of the road. Cox's ( 3d ) Div., 23d A. C. (US) having taken the ridge in creek - fork, was relieved by 4th A.C. which . . . — Map (db m11556) HM
Georgia (Gordon County), Resaca — 064-9 — Battle of Resaca
May 13, 1864, McPherson's 15th and 16th A.C. (US) moving from Snake Creek Gap reached this cross-roads where his forces were deployed for advance toward Camp Cr. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick's Cav. Div. (US) led advance; during a sharp engagement he was . . . — Map (db m11552) HM
Georgia (Jenkins County), Perkins — L26 — Battle of Buck Head Creek"...fire one volley and fall back." — March to the Sea Heritage Trail
Big Buckhead Baptist Church was initially established in 1774 but was disrupted by the Revolutionary War. It was reconstituted in 1787. Delegates to the annual convention of Georgia Baptists meeting here in 1831, "Resolved, that as soon as the . . . — Map (db m103278) HM
Georgia (Jones County), Gray — 084-20 — Battle of Griswoldville
On Nov. 22, 1864, the Right Wing (15th and 17th Corps) of Gen. Sherman’s army [US] moved SE from Clinton (near Gray) toward Gordon and Irwinton on its destructive March to the Sea. Walcutt’s brigade, with two guns of Arndt’s Michigan Battery, was . . . — Map (db m41549) HM
Georgia (Jones County), Gray — 084-26 — Battle of Griswoldville The Deployment and Assaults
About 1:30 P.M. Nov. 22, 1864, after halting in Griswoldville to reform his column and report his progress, Brig. Gen. P.J. Phillips began moving his command (1st Division, Georgia Militia and attached units) east to clear the town, intending to . . . — Map (db m25302) HM
Georgia (Jones County), Griswoldville — 084-24 — Battle of Griswoldville
On Nov. 22 1864, the Right Wing (15th and 17th Corps) of Gen. Sherman’s army [US] marched southeast from the vicinity of Gray toward Gordon and Irwinton on its destructive March to the Sea. To protect the right against Wheeler’s cavalry [CS], Brig. . . . — Map (db m98659) HM
Georgia (Jones County), Griswoldville — 084-25 — Battle of Griswoldville The Advance from East Macon
On Nov. 22, 1864, the 1st Division, Georgia Militia (less the 1st Brigade), with the 1st and 2nd Regiments, Georgia State Line, and Anderson’s Georgia Battery attached, Brig. Gen. Pleasant J. Phillips commanding, marched from East Macon about 8:00 . . . — Map (db m65517) HM
Georgia (Jones County), Macon — 084-21 — Battle of Griswoldville
On Nov. 22, 1864, the Right Wing (15th and 17th Corps) of Gen. Sherman’s army [US] moved SE from Clinton (near Gray) toward Gordon and Irwinton on its destructive March to the Sea. Walcutt brigade, with two guns of Arndt’s Michigan Battery, was . . . — Map (db m41550) HM
Georgia (Jones County), Macon — 084-22 — Battle of Griswoldville
On Nov. 22, 1864, the Right Wing (15th and 17th Corps) of Gen. Sherman’s army [US] moved SE from Clinton (near Gray) towards Gordon and Irwinton on its destructive March to the Sea. Walcutt’s brigade, with two guns of Arndt’s Michigan Battery, was . . . — Map (db m25240) HM
Georgia (Liberty County), Midway — 89-17 — General James ScrevenKilled in Battle Here
On November 24, 1778, General James Screven was mortally wounded in a battle fought near this spot. With General Screven in the action were Major James Jackson, Colonel John White, Capt. Celerine Brusard and Capt. Edward Young, with 100 . . . — Map (db m16070) HM
Georgia (Monroe County), Culloden — 102-5 — Battle of Culloden
On April 19, 1865, a part of Wilson`s Federal Raiders, moving toward Macon, encountered the "Worrill Grays" near this spot. The "Grays," numbering less than 200 men, fought a magnificent battle, greatly outnumbered. After a two-hour battle they . . . — Map (db m9930) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — Battle of Columbus
Unaware of Robert E. Lee's surrender, General James H. Wilson's Union Cavalry swept across Alabama as boys and old men tried to defend Columbus. Cannon from the C.S.S. Chattahoochee, similar to nearby replicas, were mounted here to . . . — Map (db m101488) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — Battle of Columbus
South face At 8:00 P.M. Easter Sunday, April 16, 1865, Federal forces, trying to secure the crossing of the Chattahoochee River, attacked strong defences near Columbus, Georgia. In the face of heavy musketry and artillery fire, the . . . — Map (db m101340) HM WM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — 106-1 — Last Land Battle in War of 1861-65
The last important land battle of the War Between the States was fought here April 16, 1865, resulting in the capture of Columbus by Federal forces. The engagement began directly west of Columbus in Alabama and ended on the Georgia side of . . . — Map (db m42113) HM
Georgia (Paulding County), Dallas — 110-28 — Battle of New Hope Church
Lt. Gen. J. B. Hood’s A.C. [CS], having marched from the Etowah River, reached New Hope Ch., May 25, 1864, in time to halt Gen. J. W. Geary’s (2d) div., 20th A.C. [US], which had detoured near Owens’ Mill enroute to Dallas by New Hope. Checked by . . . — Map (db m20840) HM
Georgia (Paulding County), Dallas — 110-27 — Battle of Pickett’s Mill
After the successful defense at New Hope Church by Hood’s Corps [CS], May 25, 1864, Johnston [CS] extended his right NE to keep pace with the Federal leftward shift to outflank him. Elements of the 4th, 14th and 23rd Corps under Maj. Gen. Oliver . . . — Map (db m20838) HM
Georgia (Paulding County), Dallas — 110-27 — Battle of Pickett's Mill
After the successful defense at New Hope Church by Hood’s Corps [CS], May 25, 1864, Johnston [CS] extended his right NE to keep pace with the Federal leftward shift to outflank him. Elements of the 4th, 14th and 23rd Corps under Maj. Gen. . . . — Map (db m87388) HM
Georgia (Screven County), Sylvania — 124-20 — Battle of Brier Creek - Mar. 3, 1779
In early February, 1779, the Southern Armies of the United States and Great Britain were facing across the Savannah River on a battle line reaching from Savannah to the Broad River above Augusta. The British controlled Georgia and the Americans . . . — Map (db m11212) HM
Georgia (Stewart County), Omaha — Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation
On this site was fought the battle of Shepherd's Plantation between Creek Indians and pioneer settlers aided by volunteer soldiers stationed at Forts Ingersol, Jones and McCreary under Major Henry W. Jernigan and Captain Hamilton Garmany. . . . — Map (db m46361) HM
Georgia (Troup County), West Point — 141-1 — Battle of West PointApril 16, 1865
800 yds. Northwest is the site of Fort Tyler ~ last Confederate fort to fall in the War Between the States. A force of Union cavalry captured Fort Tyler after an 8 hour siege. 19 Confederate engines and 340 [CS] railroad cars loaded with . . . — Map (db m36930) HM
Georgia (Troup County), West Point — Fort TylerThe Battle of West Point — April 16, 1865
Dedicated to the memory of Brig. Gen. Robert C. Tyler Reconstructed 1996-1997 Fort Tyler Association, Inc. Dedicated April 18, 1998 — Map (db m101144) HM
Georgia (Twiggs County), Griswoldville — Battle of Griswoldville
Colonel Charles Colcock Jones, General Hardee's Chief of Artillery. summarized the Battle of Griswoldville: "This engagement, while it reflects great credit upon the gallantry of the Confederate and State forces engaged, was . . . — Map (db m103156) HM
Georgia (Twiggs County), Griswoldville — 143-12 — Battle of Griswoldville:The Big Picture
On Nov. 15, 1864, [US) Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman left Atlanta on his devastating “March to the Sea.” His force divided into two wings and feinted toward Macon and Augusta while on their way to the capital at Milledgeville. [CS] General . . . — Map (db m11929) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Longstreet AvenueBattle of Chickamauga
General James Longstreet, C.S.A., was in command of the left wing of the Army of Tennessee, commanded by General Braxton Bragg. Longstreet's forces broke the federal lines at the Brotherton house, which threw the Union Army into full retreat to . . . — Map (db m88975) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-426 — Close of the BattleSept. 20, 1863, 7.30 P.M.
No.21......................................................U. Close of the Battle Sept. 20, 1863, 7.30 P.M. At dusk the right of Brannan's line rested to the left of this position near the monument of the 35th Ohio facing southeast. The right . . . — Map (db m39255) HM
Georgia (Walker County), LaFayette — 146-16 — The Battle of LaFayette
On June 18, 1864, during Gen. Sherman's campaign for Atlanta, Col. Louis D. Watkins, commanding the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (US), occupied LaFayette with about 450 men of the 4th, 6th and 7th Kentucky cavalry regiments (US) "to endeavor to . . . — Map (db m13177) HM
Georgia (Whitfield County), Dalton — The Battle of Mill Creek GapMay 7-12, 1864 — The Opening Phase of the Atlanta Campaign
The Atlanta Campaign opened at 3:00 AM on the morning of May 7th as the bugles of McCook's Federal Brigade sounded reveille at their camps near Ringgold. Federal troops occupied the village of Tunnel Hill and approached Buzzard's Roost Pass, as Mill . . . — Map (db m86522) HM
Georgia (Whitfield County), Mill Creek — 155-10 — Battle of Dug Gap
May 8, 1864. Maj. Gen. J.W. Geary, with Buschbeck`s & Candy`s brigades of the 2d div., 20th A.C., moving from near Gordon`s Springs, reached this, the Babb Settlement, at 3 p.m. Planting McGill`s Penna. Battery (3 inch Rodman guns) near Joel Babb`s . . . — Map (db m10913) HM
Georgia (Whitfield County), Nance Springs — 155-4 — Battle of Resaca
May 15, 1864. The 23d A.C. (US) was shifted from Camp Cr., 1.5 mi. W., to this vicinity where it extended the left of Sherman’s line (US) to the Conasauga River. Hovey’s (1st) div. supported Williams’ (1st) div., 20th A.C. (US), between the Scales . . . — Map (db m11067) HM
Georgia (Whitfield County), Pratersville — 155-1 — Battle of Resaca
May 14, 1864: The 20th Corps was shifted from Camp Creek Valley, 0.5 mi. W. & aligned across rd.~ the 2d & 3d Divs. in reserve; the 1st Div. prolonging Stanley’s Div. (4th A.C.) to the State R.R., east. May 15: Butterfield’s (3d) & Geary’s (2d) . . . — Map (db m10942) HM
Georgia (Whitfield County), Resaca — 155-2 — Battle of Resaca
At this point the entrenched line of Stanley’s (1st) Div., 4th A.C. (US) crossed the highway, facing Hood’s line (CS) 0.5 mi. South. May 14, 1864: 0.4 mi. E. (near Nance’s Spring) Hood’s rt.(CS) made a spirited attack on Stanley’s left (US), which . . . — Map (db m10972) HM
Georgia (Whitfield County), Tilton — The Chase, and a Battle250 yards →
To the left over the railroad crossing stood a water tower where the famed "General", of "The Great Locomotive Chase" stopped for water while being chased by the "Texas", April 12, 1862. A brief stop was made at nearby Green's Wood Yard for fuel. . . . — Map (db m10791) HM
Georgia (Wilcox County), Abbeville — 156-5 — Battle of Breakfast Branch
Near this spot on March 9, 1818, 34 men of the Telfair County Militia, commanded by Major Josiah D. Cawthon, engaged about 60 Creek Indians in combat. Four Indians and five whites, including Capt. Benjamin Mitchell Griffin were killed. Three whites, . . . — Map (db m40088) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — 157-15 — Battle of Kettle Creek
The Battle of Kettle Creek, fought here on February 14, 1779, was one of the most important battles of the Revolutionary War in Georgia. At that time, the State was almost completely under British control. Col. Boyd with 600 British sympathizers . . . — Map (db m10684) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — The Battle of Kettle Creek
(Side 1) On this hill the Fourteenth Day of February 1779 the Battle of Kettle Creek was fought (Side 2) This battle of the American Revolution in which the British were severely defeated checked their invasion of Georgia . . . — Map (db m25828) HM
Georgia (Worth County), Oakfield — 159-1 — Battle of the Blankets
In 1702 a decisive battle took place along the nearby Flint River. Nine hundred Apalachees, in league with the Spanish, fought here against English traders and five hundred of their Creek allies. Forewarned of an impending attack, the Creeks . . . — Map (db m9001) HM
Hawaii (Honolulu County), Honolulu — Battle of Nu’uanu – Uniting the Islands
In the late 1700s, Kamehameha I from the island of Hawai’i, sought to unite all the Hawaiian islands under one rule. The battle for O’ahu began with the arrival of his forces at Waikiki in 1795. O’ahu had been defeated by Maui forces a decade . . . — Map (db m73557) HM
Idaho (Franklin County), Preston — 6 — A Battle Becomes a MassacreMassacre at Bear River — The Largest Indian Massacre in the West
The four-hour fight left the Shoshone band decimated and terrified. Lodges, food caches and belongings were burned and women and children murdered. Chief Bear Hunter was cruelly tortured to death. When the killing ceased, the massacre field was . . . — Map (db m105803) HM
Idaho (Franklin County), Preston — 16 — The Battle of Bear River
The Battle of Bear River was fought in this vicinity January 29, 1863 Col. P.E. Connor, leading 300 California volunteers from Camp Douglas, Utah against Bannock and Shoshoni Indian guilty of hostile attacks on emigrants and settlers engaged about . . . — Map (db m105787) HM
Idaho (Lemhi County), Salmon — 312 — MacDonald's Battle
Whooping and yelling, Blackfeet Indians and white trappers "fought like deamons" in the defile before you in 1823. After the Hudson's Bay Company trappers burned the Indians out of a strong position by starting a large brush fire, the . . . — Map (db m109598) HM
Idaho (Teton County), Driggs — Pierre's Hole Rendezvous and Battle
Over 325 non-natives were in attendance. American Fur Company with 90 trappers; Rocky Mountain Fur Company with 100 men; several smaller fur companies and numerous free trappers joined 120 lodges of Nez Perce and 80 lodges of Flatheads. Trappers Jim . . . — Map (db m108456) HM
Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Battle of Fort DearbornAugust 15, 1812
From roughly 1620 to 1820, the territory of the Potawatomi extended from what is now Green Bay, Wisconsin, to Detroit, Michigan, and included the Chicago area. In 1803, the United States government built Fort Dearborn at what is today Michigan . . . — Map (db m67806) HM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — The Battle of Harmar's Ford
To the Memory of Major John Wyllys And His Brave Soldiers Who Were Killed Near this Spot In The Battle of Harmar's Ford Oct. 22, 1790 With the Indians Under Chief Little Turtle — Map (db m21358) HM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — The Battle of Kekionga
The Battle of Kekionga in October 1790 was the fist battle fought by the United States Army after the War for Independence. The campaign had been ordered by President Washington against the Miami settlement of Kekionga, the center of Indian . . . — Map (db m21497) HM
Indiana (Grant County), Marion — 27.1947.1 — Battle of Mississinewa
Two miles west. Site of battle fought Dec. 18, 1812, in which British-allied Miami Indians were defeated by U.S. troops and Militia under Col. John Campbell. — Map (db m1497) HM
Indiana (Harrison County), Corydon — 31.1961.1 — Battle of Corydon- - - July 9, 1863 - - -
A force of about 400, Indiana militia and citizen volunteers commanded by Col. Lewis Jordan, engaged John Hunt Morgan's raiders, 2,400 cavalry, along a wooded ridge a mile south of Corydon. The determined Hoosier defense caused General Duke, . . . — Map (db m9636) HM
Indiana (Harrison County), Corydon — Battle of Corydon
On July 9, 1863, along this wooded ridge - - - from the “Laconta” Road extending across the “Mauckport” Pike to the old “New Amsterdam” Road - - - occurred the only Civil War battle in Indiana. It was between Gen. . . . — Map (db m9721) HM
Indiana (Harrison County), Corydon — 31.1963.1 — Site of the Battle of Corydon
Site of the Battle of Corydon July 9 - 1863 — Map (db m9635) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Battle of Trail Creek — Dec. 5, 1780
In the aftermath of George Rogers Clark’s conquest, skirmishers from Cahokia led by Capt. B. Hamelin and Lt. T. Brady, who had raided Fort St. Joseph, were defeated and captured near here by fur-trader Etienne Champion and Potawatomi allies of the . . . — Map (db m72908) HM
Indiana (Sullivan County), Carlisle — 77.1985.1 — Westernmost Naval Battle of the Revolution — Col. George Rogers Clark
On 25 February 1779 Col. George Rogers Clark captured Ft. Sackville at Vincennes from the British. About 6 miles west at Pointe Coupee on the Wabash River on 2 March 1779 Capt. Leonard Helm commanding 3 boats and 50 volunteers from Vincennes . . . — Map (db m23202) HM
Indiana (Tippecanoe County), Battle Ground — The Battle of TippecanoeNovember 7, 1811
Here, on this site, military forces commanded by General William Henry Harrison, engaged in battle with the Indians of the Wabash country led by The Prophet, brother of the great Indian leader, Tecumseh. This battle destroyed forever the hope of . . . — Map (db m36205) HM
Iowa (Cerro Gordo County), Clear Lake — Iowa and the Battle of Pleasant Hill

The Battle of Pleasant Hill

The Battle of Pleasant Hill can be considered as day two of the Battle of Mansfield, or Sabine Cross Roads. Due to the single, narrow road available for advance the Union Army, consisting of infantry, cavalry . . . — Map (db m89504) HM

Kansas (Cherokee County), Baxter Springs — Battle of Baxter SpringsOctober 6, 1863
Major General J.G. Blunt left Ft. Scott on October 4, 1863 en route to Ft. Smith. With him was his military escort consisting of about 125 men from Company I, Third Wisconsin Cavalry, and Company A, Fourteenth Kansas Cavalry. They proceeded by way . . . — Map (db m37627) HM
Kansas (Cherokee County), Baxter Springs — The Battle For Fort Blair
William C. Quantrill, a former Kansas school teacher, headed a guerilla army which had committed many outrages around Lawrence and Kansas City, one being the Lawrence Massacre. Quantrill received a commission of Colonel, supposedly either from . . . — Map (db m80834) HM
Kansas (Douglas County), Baldwin City — Battle of Black Jack
(Main Marker): First Battle between Free and Slave States fought on these grounds June 2, 1856 (Secondary Marker): Deeded to Kansas 1917 — Map (db m20050) HM
Kansas (Douglas County), Baldwin City — 7 — Battle of Black Jack
This "battle" was part of the struggle to make Kansas a free state. In May, 1856, Proslavery men destroyed buildings and newspaper presses in Lawrence, Free-State headquarters. John Brown's company then killed five Proslavery men on Pottawatomie . . . — Map (db m20059) HM
Kansas (Douglas County), Baldwin City — The Battle of Black Jack
(Left marker):The Battle of Black Jack "Civil War in Kansas!" "Let not the knives of pro-slavery men be sheathed while there is one abolitionist in the Territory." Squatter, Sovereign, proslavery newspaper in Atchison, Kansas Territory, . . . — Map (db m20051) HM
Kansas (Jackson County), Netawaka — 17 — Battle of the Spurs
Just before Christmas, 1858, John Brown "liberated" eleven slaves in Missouri. He hid them in a covered wagon and circled north on the underground railway toward Nebraska and freedom. En route a Negro baby was born. Late in January they reached . . . — Map (db m53291) HM
Kansas (Jefferson County), Valley Falls — 13 — Battle of Hickory Point
In September, 1856, a band of Proslavery men sacked Grasshopper Falls (Valley Falls) and terrorized the vicinity. On the 13th, the Free-State leader James H. Lane with a small company besieged a party of raiders in log buildings at Hickory Point, . . . — Map (db m55362) HM
Kansas (Linn County), Pleasanton — After the Battle
Nearby homes were converted into makeshift hospitals where wounded were treated before being sent to larger hospitals in Mound City, Fort Scott, and Fort Leavenworth. Union soldiers killed in battle were buried in cemeteries within these same . . . — Map (db m67435) HM
Kansas (Linn County), Pleasanton — Battle of Mine CreekOctober 25, 1864
Of the approximately 600 Confederate casualties in this battle, many of those killed in action were buried in unmarked graves on this battlefield. Most of the dead were from Marmaduke's Missouri Cavalry Division and Fagan's Arkansas Cavalry . . . — Map (db m20264) HM
Kansas (Linn County), Pleasanton — 47 — Battle of Mine Creek
In October, 1864, a Confederate army under Gen. Stirling Price was defeated near Kansas City. He retreated south, crossed into Kansas, and camped at Trading Post. Early on the morning of October 25 Union troops under Generals Pleasonton, Blunt and . . . — Map (db m6937) HM
Kansas (Linn County), Pleasanton — Battle of Mine Creek
Upon this rolling prairie and across Mine Creek occurred the largest Civil War battle in Kansas. It also was one of the largest cavalry battles of the Civil War. Nearly 8,000 Confederate soldiers clashed with 2,500 Union troops. The battle lasted . . . — Map (db m20261) HM
Kansas (Linn County), Pleasanton — The Battle Begins
With two brigades of 2,500 Union cavalrymen bearing down upon them, the Confederate rear guard formed a skirmish line. This maneuver delayed Union troops long enough for the Confederates to establish a main line of defense 800 yards south. The . . . — Map (db m67408) HM
Kansas (Miami County), Osawatomie — 1 — Battle of Osawatomie
The Battle of Osawatomie was fought on this site on the morning of August 30, 1856. John Brown led a force of about 30 Free State guerilla fighters in battle against John Reid and 250 proslavery militia men. John Brown chose this battlefield, . . . — Map (db m69286) HM
Kansas (Miami County), Osawatomie — Battle of Osawatomie
On the morning of August 30, 1856, John Brown led about 30 antislavery men into battle against 250 proslavery Missourians. This Battle of Osawatomie raged on the site of John Brown Memorial Park. Local tradition maintains that the statue of . . . — Map (db m21125) HM
Kansas (Miami County), Osawatomie — 4 — Battle of Osawatomie
John Reid's proslavery militia men set up cannon on John Brown's Free State Guerilla force's flank here on this high ground and fired into John Brown's Free State guerilla forces line of defense while Reid's proslavery militia men attacked the . . . — Map (db m69225) HM
Kansas (Miami County), Osawatomie — 2 — Battle of Osawatomie
John Reid's proslavery militia men formed up in two lines on horseback here and attacked John Brown's Free State guerillas in an aggressive charge. The proslavery Militia men were mounted on horses that were not trained for combat, and began to . . . — Map (db m69221) HM
Kansas (Miami County), Osawatomie — 3 — Battle of Osawatomie
John Reid placed the bulk of his proslavery militia men in a line here to charge the center of John Brown's Free State guerilla's line of defense and charged the center of Brown's line in the brush lining the Marais Des Cygnes River. Brown's . . . — Map (db m69224) HM
Kansas (Miami County), Osawatomie — 5 — Battle of Osawatomie
The Battle of Osawatomie was a military victory for proslavery forces, and a moral and propaganda victory for Free State forces in Kansas Territory. John Brown became a symbol of Free State resistance to proslavery forces, and inspired Free . . . — Map (db m69243) HM
Kansas (Miami County), Osawatomie — Site of the Battle of OsawatomieOsawatomie Driving Tour
John Brown defended Osawatomie against an attack by Pro Slavery Militia in the largest battle during the Bleeding Kansas Era on August 30, 1856 — Map (db m69288) HM
Kansas (Saline County), Salina — M60 Main Battle Tank
The M60 Main Battle Tank was developed to take the place of the aging M48 Patton Tank. It began production in 1959 and included an improved 105mm Main gun instead of the 90mm and a 750 cu. in. diesel engine instead of the gas engine of the . . . — Map (db m57174) HM
Kansas (Scott County), Scott State Park — Battle Canyon, 1878
This marks the site of the last encounter in the State of Kansas between Native Americans and the United States Troops. Homesick and ill, the Northern Cheyenne under the leadership of Chief Dull Knife and Little Wolf were trying to return to . . . — Map (db m65978) HM
Kansas (Shawnee County), Topeka — Battle of the Blue
Erected by G. G. Gage to the memory of his comrades who fell at The Battle of the Blue. Oct. 22, 1864. By the blood of these heroes, and their compatriots, this great Republic was made to live 2nd Regiment K. S. M. from . . . — Map (db m47339) HM
Kentucky (Bell County), Middlesboro — Waiting for the Battle that Never Came
A natural thoroughfare through the Appalachian Mountain barrier, Cumberland Gap assumed great strategic importance in the Civil War. Both sides sought to control the Gap. It changed hands three times, but no battles were fought. Troops garrisoned . . . — Map (db m35745) HM
Kentucky (Boyle County), Perryville — 58 — Battle of PerryvilleOctober 8, 1862
Here 16,000 Confederates under General Braxton Bragg fought 22,000 Federals under General Don Carlos Buell. Bragg, facing superior forces, withdrew. Union casualties, 4211; Confederate, 3396. — Map (db m55026) HM
Kentucky (Boyle County), Perryville — 58 — Battle of Perryville
October 8, 1862. Here 16,000 Confederates under General Braxton Bragg fought 22,000 Federals under General Don Carlos Buell. Bragg, facing superior forces, withdrew, Union casualties, 4211; Confederate, 3396. — Map (db m68552) HM
Kentucky (Boyle County), Perryville — 58 — Battle of Perryville
October 8, 1862 Here 16,000 Confederates under General Braxton Bragg fought 22,000 Federals under General Don Carlos Buell. Bragg, facing superior forces, withdrew.Union casualties 4211; Confederate, 3396. — Map (db m5193) HM
Kentucky (Boyle County), Perryville — 553 — Battle of PerryvilleOctober 8, 1862
(left panel) The battle was brought on by Confederate Lieut. Gen. Braxton Bragg as a delaying action to insure safe withdrawal of a huge wagon train of supplies and to enable him to effect a junction with the army of Maj. Gen. E. Kirby . . . — Map (db m46239) HM
Kentucky (Boyle County), Perryville — The Battle of Perryville
The Battle of Perryville was fought on October 8, 1862. It was the climax of a campaign that lasted almost two months and affected the entire state of Kentucky. The campaign started when Edmund Kirby Smith’s Confederate army entered Kentucky on . . . — Map (db m46372) HM
Kentucky (Boyle County), Perryville — The Battle of Perryville
The battle which climaxed the major Confederate invasion of Kentucky was fought on these hills west of Perryville. A sharp clash occurred on October 7 in order to gain possession of the only water supply in the vicinity. The opposing armies . . . — Map (db m21474) HM
Kentucky (Floyd County), Ivel — The Battle of Ivy Mountain
(Front Side) Here, on Nov. 8, 1861, 300 men from Companies A & C, 5th Kentucky Infantry, C.S.A. and Companies B, C, & D, 1st Battalion Kentucky Mounted Rifles, C.S.A., commanded by Captain Andrew J. May, fought a delaying action against . . . — Map (db m87859) HM
Kentucky (Floyd County), Ivel — The Battle of Ivy MountainNovember 8, 1861
The Battle of Ivy Mountain November 8, 1861 In the Fall of 1861, General William “Bull” Nelson, Union commander in Northeastern Kentucky, was ordered to break up a large Confederate recruiting camp at Prestonsburg. The camp was . . . — Map (db m87860) HM
Kentucky (Floyd County), Prestonsburg — Monroe's Bayonet Charge Wins the Battle
The battle’s turning point came when Garfield ordered Lt. Col. George W. Monroe and a detachment of the 22nd Kentucky to charge up the steep ridge opposite Graveyard Point and drive the Confederate sharpshooters back to their main line. Monroe was a . . . — Map (db m97546) HM
Kentucky (Floyd County), Prestonsburg — The Battle of Middle CreekJanuary 10, 1862
Middle Creek was Eastern Kentucky's largest and most significant Civil War battle. It was fought during the first phase of the war, when it was still doubtful which government would control the region. The Confederates never regained the strategic . . . — Map (db m69136) HM
Kentucky (Floyd County), Prestonsburg — 2093 — The Battle of Middle Creek / The Fitzpatrick Farm
(Obverse Side) The Battle of Middle Creek At this site, on Jan. 10, 1862, Union troops under Col. James A. Garfield defeated Confederates led by Gen. Humphrey Marshall. Garfield's 1,100 Ohioians and Kentuckians advanced up Middle . . . — Map (db m66935) HM
Kentucky (Hardin County), Elizabethtown — 1116 — Elizabethtown Battle
Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan on his second raid into Kentucky, with 3,900 men, was met by 652 Union troops under Lt. Col. H.S. Smith, Dec. 27, 1862. Object of raid was destruction of L & N R.R. main artery for U.S.A. troop movement south. . . . — Map (db m25136) HM
Kentucky (Harrison County), Cynthiana — 2312 — 1st and 2nd Battle of Cynthiana
(Front):1st Battle of CynthianaDuring CSA Col. John H. Morgan’s 1st KY Raid, on July 17, 1862, 875 CSA hit town via the Georgetown Pike. 350 US troops & Home Guard defended town from houses. Morgan attacked across Licking River and . . . — Map (db m35858) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — 119 — Battle of Munfordville
Sept. 14-17, 1862 Mississippi regiments of Gen. Bragg's army defeated Gen. Buell's Union forces. 50 killed, 307 wounded. Confederates destroyed railroad bridge. Site of Fort Craig and Monument to Col. R.A. Smith 1500 ft. west. — Map (db m41845) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — 119 — Battle of Munfordville
Union forces commanded by Col. Wilder surrendered to Mississippi regiments of Gen. Bragg's army on September 17, 1862, following battle on the 14th. 50 killed and 307 wounded. Bragg evacuated Munfordville on 20th before Gen. Buell's forces arrived. . . . — Map (db m40039) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — 1504 — Battle of Rowletts Station
Four hundred yards west of this site, December 17, 1861, Colonel B.F. Terry, 8th Texas Cavalry, CSA, was killed. He was leading his Rangers in a charge against troops, formed in a hollow square, of the 32nd Indiana Volunteers under the command of . . . — Map (db m88256) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — The Texas RangersBattle of Rowletts Station — December 17, 1861
Organized in Houston in 1861 by Kentucky-born Texas sugar planter Benjamin Franklin Terry, the 8th Texas Cavalry would be better know throughout the Civil War as “Terry’s Texas Rangers”—though Terry was himself among the first . . . — Map (db m88165) HM
Kentucky (Knox County), Barbourville — The Battle of BarbourvilleSeptember 19, 1861 — First Kiosk
(First Panel): Camp Andy Johnson Established August 1861 Camp Andy Johnson was named for Senator Andrew Johnson of Greenville, Tennessee, the only senator from a seceding state who remained loyal. The camp was a refuge for the loyal men . . . — Map (db m35810) HM
Kentucky (Knox County), Barbourville — The Battle of BarbourvilleSeptember 19, 1861
On September 19, 1861, near the spot where you now stand, a small contingent of Knox County Home Guard faced 800 Confederates at the bridge spanning Town Spring Branch. In 1992 the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission named the Battle of Barbourville . . . — Map (db m35809) HM
Kentucky (Knox County), Barbourville — The Battle of BarbourvilleSeptember 19, 1861 — Second Kiosk
(First Panel): Building Union Support Tennessee Unionists Revolt Tennessee seceded from the Union in June 1861. Most people in Middle and West Tennessee supported that action but a large number of East Tennesseans did no. East Tennesseans . . . — Map (db m35830) HM
Kentucky (Laurel County), East Bernstadt — Battle of Camp Wildcat
(Marker #1) Battle of Camp Wildcat Kentucky’s first taste of civil war On October 21st 1861, the stillness of this forest was broken by the sound of musket fire. These hills witnessed the first battle between Union and . . . — Map (db m84290) HM
Kentucky (Laurel County), East Bernstadt — The Battle of Wildcat
On the morning of October 21, 1861, Confederate troops attacked the Union army here at Camp Wildcat. Brigadier General Felix Zollicoffer, leading 7,500 Confederate soldiers, was intent on driving the Union forces from their hilltop position here . . . — Map (db m84340) HM
Kentucky (Laurel County), Hazel Patch — Camp WildcatSite of Civil War Battle — October 21, 1861
In memory of those who fought here. This monument is dedicated on October 17, 1992, in Kentucky's Bicentennial year. — Map (db m30362) HM
Kentucky (Laurel County), London — 560 — Battle of London
500 CSA cavalry led by Col. J.S. Scott attacked 200 USA troops and 98 convalescents under Col. L.C. Houk here Aug. 17, 1862, killed 13, wounded 17, captured 111 men and 40 wagons. CSA lost 2 killed, 4 wounded. Houk forced back to Gen. George W. . . . — Map (db m73980) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Berea — 1300 — Richmond-Prelude/ Richmond Battle
(side 1) Richmond-Prelude Confederates in Tennessee under Gen. E. Kirby Smith planned an invasion of the Blue Grass area. Finding Cumberland Gap protected, they entered through Rogers' Gap, heading to Lexington. US Gen. Wm. Nelson . . . — Map (db m86052) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Berea — The Battle of Richmond Knocked at Berea's Door
(front): Civil War troop movements through Berea were common prior to the Aug. 29-30, 1862, Battle of Richmond. Military traffic in and near Berea caused villagers to hear the Civil War "knocking at their east door." At Big Hill on the Old . . . — Map (db m30428) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Bighill — Confederate CemeteryBattle of Richmond Tour Station
Until 1972 these graves were marked with only small rough field stones which are still in place along with the newer Veterans Administration markers. Research by Dr. John B. Floyd, Jr., revealed the names of the soldiers buried here. Since it is not . . . — Map (db m30987) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — "The Loud Mouthed Dogs of War Were Unleashed"The Battle of Richmond Began At An Artiller Duel
The Battle of Richmond began about 5 AM on August 30, 1862, as pickets from Gen. Mahlon Manson's Union brigade and Gen. Patrick Cleburne's Confederate division exchanged shots. With the initial rattle of musketry both side began shaping their lines, . . . — Map (db m86263) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — Battle of RichmondKiosk 1
(Side 1): Nelson Takes Command The day after the battle at Big Hill, August 24, Gen. Horatio Wright, Commander of the Department of the Ohio, ordered Gen. William Nelson not to fight at Richmond unless he was sure of success. "Better fall . . . — Map (db m31459) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — Battle of RichmondKiosk 2
(Side 1): An Inexperienced Army Gen. Mahlon Manson's brigade had almost no combat experience. The "grizzled veterans" of the brigade were the 18th Kentucky. Detachments of the regiment had fought at the Battle of Cynthiana in July and . . . — Map (db m31384) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — Battle of RichmondPhase One - Kingston
"The rebels had succeeded in out flanking us, and we were now under a terrible cross-fire from three sides...while their batteries still played upon us with their deadly meteors." Lt. Col. James R. S. Cox, 16th Indiana In the early morning . . . — Map (db m31621) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — Battle of Richmond Masonic Memorial
Dedicated to the many brothers of the Masonic fraternity, both Union and Confederate, who gallantly fought during the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky August 29 & 30, 1862 Richmond Lodge No. 25 Madison Lodge No. 183 Kingston Lodge No. 315 . . . — Map (db m30985) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — Battle of Richmond, Ky.August 29-30, 1862
(Front): Confederates: 12,000 Infantry, 4,000 Cavalry Federals: 7,000 Infantry Generals Confederate, E. Kirby Smith Federal, William Nelson, M.D. Manson Losses Confederate, 75 killed, 200 wounded Federal, 206 killed, 844 . . . — Map (db m30989) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — The Battle BeginsAugust 30, 1862
The Battle of Richmond began in the early morning hours of August 30, 1862. Near this site Confederate cavalry pushed Union pickets north - toward the main Union line. Confederate Gen. Patrick Cleburne placed his artillery to the southeast, on a . . . — Map (db m31625) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — The Battle of Richmond
August 23, 1862 BIG HILL Confederate Col. John Scott's cavalry defeats cavalry commanded by Col. Leonidas Metcalfe near the Cox house on Big Hill. The Confederate victory opens the road to Richmond. August 29, 1862 . . . — Map (db m86279) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — The Battle of RichmondAugust 29-30, 1862
In the summer of 1862 the Confederacy took the offensive Robert E. Lee's army advanced into Maryland. Sterling Price and Earl Van Dorn's armies marched toward Corinth, Mississippi. Braxton Bragg and Kirby Smith moved out of Tennessee and into . . . — Map (db m31622) HM
Kentucky (Marion County), Lebanon — 600 — Battle at Lebanon
Morgan's 2,400 Raiders, on way to Ohio, met by Col. C.S. Hanson's 380 Union men here, July 5, 1863. During battle Hanson barricaded in railroad depot. Raiders fired buildings but rain prevented wide destruction. After seven hours battle, Union . . . — Map (db m99390) HM
Kentucky (Marion County), Lebanon — The Battle of LebanonThe Great Raid — July 5, 1863
Morgan’s third Kentucky raid had not gone well from the beginning. The Battle at Tebbs Bend on July 4 cost him 35 men killed and about 40 wounded. From Tebbs Bend, Morgan pushed north, arriving in Lebanon about 7 o’clock on the morning of July 5, . . . — Map (db m99388) HM
Kentucky (Monroe County), Tompkinsville — Battle of TompkinsvilleFirst Kentucky Raid — July 9, 1862
At this site Confederate Colonel John Hunt Morgan began his famous "First Kentucky Raid." His objective was the destruction of the Union force in and around Tompkinsville. Riding through the night, Morgan and his raiders left Celina, Tennessee . . . — Map (db m39577) HM
Kentucky (Montgomery County), Mount Sterling — 177 — Battle of Mt. Sterling
On March 22, 1863, about 300 Confederate cavalrymen under Col. R.S. Cluke captured this city. Taking 438 prisoners, 222 wagon loads of military stores, 500 mules and 1000 stand of arms. Confederate losses: 8 killed, 13 wounded. Union: 4 killed, 10 . . . — Map (db m73853) HM
Kentucky (Montgomery County), Mount Sterling — 628 — Battle-June 8, 1864
Early this day CSA forces under Gen. John H. Morgan on his tragic last raid attacked Union camp here under Capt. Edward Barlow. CSA took 380 prisoners and material. $59,000 taken from Farmers' Bank. Leaving a force here under Col. H. L. Giltner, . . . — Map (db m83487) HM
Kentucky (Montgomery County), Mount Sterling — 629 — Battle-June 9, 1864
CSA took Mt. Sterling on previous day. Early on 9th US forces under General S. G. Burbridge attacked CSA under Col. R. M. Martin camped on Camargo Pike. Col. H. L. Giltner brought CSA force from Levee Road, but both driven through city. CSA . . . — Map (db m83485) HM
Kentucky (Perry County), Cornettsville — Battle of LeatherwoodOct. 19, 1862
Forces of Harlan Co. BRN (US) clashed with company B of Caudill’s Army (CS). Numerous casualties resulted. (US) Forces captured (CS) supplies and held the saltworks a short time before abandoning the site. — Map (db m97061) HM
Kentucky (Pulaski County), Nancy — "Battle on a Sabbath Morn"The Battle - 8:00 until 9:00 A.M.
You are standing in the center of the area where most of the Mill Springs Battle took place on Sunday morning, January 19, 1862. This illustration depicts the scene from a birds eye viewpoint above and behind you. The Union line stood to your left, . . . — Map (db m62985) HM
Kentucky (Pulaski County), Nancy — Confederate Field HospitalBattle of Mill Springs
This is the site of the Confederate Hospital used by Confederate surgeons after the Battle of Mill Springs. The site is being preserved with the help of a Federal grant from the Land and Water Conservation Fund, administered by the National Park . . . — Map (db m55459) HM
Kentucky (Pulaski County), Nancy — Fix Bayonets - Charge!The Battle - Mid-Morning
"If it gets too hot for you, shut your eyes my boys - forward!" - Major Gustave Kammerling, 9th Ohio (photo inset) Union Colonel Robert McCook, commanding the Union 3rd Brigade ordered one of the few successful bayonet charges of the Civil . . . — Map (db m62973) HM
Kentucky (Pulaski County), Nancy — The Dawn of BattleThe Battle — 6:00 A.M.
Shortly before daylight about 6:00 A.M., the struggling Confederate column encountered Union pickets at Timmy's branch one and one half miles south of here and exchanged the first shots of the battle. Alerted by the gunfire, the Union camps (a mile . . . — Map (db m70012) HM
Kentucky (Pulaski County), Somerset — 712 — Dutton's Hill Battle
March 30, 1863, USA force of 1,250 under General Q. A. Gillmore overtook 1,550 Confederate cavalry under Gen. John Pegram, here. Five hour battle resulted. CSA driven from one position to another, withdrew during night across Cumberland. Killed, . . . — Map (db m67872) HM
Kentucky (Taylor County), Campbellsville — 89 — Battle of Green River Bridge
Here on July 4, 1863, Confederates of Morgan's Brigade under Col. A.R. Johnson attacked entrenched position of Federal forces under Col. O.H. Moore. They were repulsed eight times. — Map (db m99071) HM
Louisiana (Ascension Parish), Gonzales — The Battle of New Orleans, 1815
Only 69 miles from where you are standing, the most significant battle of the War of 1812 was fought, the Battle of New Orleans. Ironically, it was neither fought in New Orleans, nor was it fought during the official War of 1812. Instead, it was . . . — Map (db m114830) HM
Louisiana (Assumption Parish), Labadieville — Battle Of Georgia LandingOctober 27, 1862
First major battle fought along Bayou Lafourche during the War Between the States. Marching from Donaldsonville Union forces under General Weitzel (8th NH, 12th & 13th CT) attacked General Mouton (Ralston's Battery, 24th & 18th LA and the Terrebonne . . . — Map (db m85249) HM
Louisiana (Avoyelles Parish), Mansura — Battle of Mansura
English: Confederate forces under General Dick Taylor here formed battle line May 16, 1864, barring passage of General Banks' retreating Union Army. The Battle of Mansura ended in withdrawal of Confederates. French: Bataille De . . . — Map (db m97558) HM
Louisiana (Avoyelles Parish), Simmesport — Battle Of Yellow Bayou
Also known as Norwood's Plantation, fought on May 18, 1864. Last battle of Banks' Red River Campaign. General Richard Taylor's Confederate army failed to prevent Union army crossing Atchafalaya River at Simmesport. — Map (db m97437) HM
Louisiana (De Soto Parish), Mansfield — Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross RoadsApril 8. 1864 — Area of Third Confederate Charge
Maj. Gen Walker, with Waul's and Surry's brigades, passed here parallel to the road during a charge that turned the Federal left flank and gained a position on the road in rear of Federal line. — Map (db m105303) HM
Louisiana (De Soto Parish), Mansfield — Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross RoadsApril 8. 1864 — Rail Fence Used as Barricade
Here the Federal line extending from the South turned East along a rail fence forming a V. General Mouton's Division charged this line in the bloodiest part of battle. In this, the first Confederate charge, General Mouton was killed and the gallant . . . — Map (db m105307) HM
Louisiana (De Soto Parish), Mansfield — Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross RoadsApril 8, 1864 — Area of Second Confederate Charge
Randal's Brigade of Walker's Texas Infantry Div. charged across this area traveling parallel to the road, supporting Mouton's Division which made the first charge on Randal's left. — Map (db m105305) HM
Louisiana (De Soto Parish), Old Pleasant Hill — Account of the Battle of Pleasant HillThe Battlefield After the Fight
Front Account of the Battle of Pleasant Hill The Battlefield After the Fight On Sunday morning at daybreak I took occasion to visit the scene of Saturday's bloody conflict and a more ghastly spectacle I have not . . . — Map (db m105410) HM
Louisiana (De Soto Parish), Old Pleasant Hill — Battle of Pleasant Hill Memorial
In Memory of the Confederates killed in the Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9, 1864 — Map (db m105407) WM
Louisiana (De Soto Parish), Old Pleasant Hill — Pleasant Hill Battle Park
On this site, then the town of Pleasant Hill, on April 9th, 1864 Gen. Richard Taylor with 12,000 Confederates attacked the town, occupied behind log breastworks by Gen. Banks and 25,000 Federal troops. Through the afternoon the battle raged. That . . . — Map (db m105402) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Battle Of Baton Rouge (1779)
To honor and commemorate the men who fought in the Battle of Baton Rouge in the War of the American Revolution September 1779 Which was the only battle of this war fought outside of the original Thirteen Colonies. Placed by the Baton . . . — Map (db m113865) HM WM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Battle Of Baton Rouge, 1862
On August 3, 1862, Confederate troops from Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana under General John C. Breckinridge attacked from the east in an unsuccessful attempt to dislodge Union forces holding the city. Casualties were . . . — Map (db m85663) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Civil War Battle
Colonel Henry Watkins Allen, later governor of Confederate Louisiana, was severely wounded near here in the Battle Of Baton Rouge, August 5, 1862. He fell while leading his Louisiana brigade against the Indiana battery in position on Government near . . . — Map (db m86585) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Civil War Battle of Baton Rouge1862
On August 5, 1862, Confederate Divisions of Generals Charles C. Clark and Donald Ruggles under General John C. Breckinridge attacked Federal forces of General Thomas Williams among the tent camps of the 21st Indiana and 7th Vermont Regiments. . . . — Map (db m43075) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Zachary — Battle of the Plains Store1863
On May 21, 1863, a two-story building near this site housing Young’s store and the Plains Masonic Lodge was the center of a battle between Colonel William R. Miles’ Legion comprised of Confederate troops from Louisiana and units of General C.C. . . . — Map (db m93475) HM
Louisiana (East Carroll Parish), Lake Providence — Battle for the Mississippi: The Vicksburg Campaign
Left side The fall of New Orleans in April 1862, capped the beginning of an 18-month drive to control Vicksburg and the Mississippi River. The fight for this strategic location was arduous. Vicksburg, sitting high atop . . . — Map (db m90404) HM
Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish), Jackson — Battle of JacksonMonday August 3, 1863 — Station Three
As the Confederates kept up the pressure on the retreating Federals in the ravine to your distant front {1}, Sergeant Willis W. Davis of West Feliciana was killed near this intersection {2} while leading an attack at the side of Colonel . . . — Map (db m108664) HM
Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish), Jackson — Battle of JacksonMonday August 3, 1863 — Station One
In the late evening of August 3, 1863, Col. John L. Logan's Confederate cavalry (500 men), approached from the northwest by way of the Jackson-Woodville Road. Their scouts soon subdued the Federal pickets with the aid of local . . . — Map (db m108639) HM
Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish), Jackson — Battle of JacksonMonday August 3, 1863 — Station Four
As the remaining gun of the 2nd Vermont rumbled by this point, hotly pursued by Confederate cavalry {1}, the main body of Federal infantry and cavalry {2} made its way, under Confederate pressure, through the woods and ravine and reached . . . — Map (db m108671) HM
Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish), Jackson — Site of Battle of Jackson Crossroads
At noon, June 20, 1863, at the crossroads, a long Union wagon train, escorted by 300 cavalry and 500 infantry, from the 52nd. Mass, Vols., the 2nd. Rhode Island, and Grierson's 7th Ill. cavalry, was ambushed by a Confederate battalion of La. and . . . — Map (db m108615) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — Battle Of Lafourche CrossingJune 20-21, 1863
On the east side of Bayou Lafourche was fought the most important battle in Lafourche Parish during the War Between the States. On June 20 and June 21, 1863, units of the 23rd Connecticut Volunteers and 25th New York Battery, commanded by Lieutenant . . . — Map (db m85427) HM
Louisiana (Madison Parish), Taliulah — Battle for the Mississippi: The Vicksburg Campaign
  The fall of New Orleans in April 1862, capped the beginning of an 18-month drive to control Vicksburg and the Mississippi River. The fight for this strategic location was arduous. Vicksburg, sitting high atop bluffs, was . . . — Map (db m60227) HM
Louisiana (Madison Parish), Tallulah — Battle of Milliken’s Bend
At daybreak on June 7, 1863, Gen. H. E. McCulloch led his Texas Brigade against the Union force which guarded the Union supply depot at Milliken’s Bend. In the savage fighting which ensued, the Confederates drove the Federals from their camp. While . . . — Map (db m34798) HM
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Battle of Liberty Place Monument"September 14th 1874"
[ inscriptions, west face, base :] September 14th 1874 In honor of those Americans on both sides who died in the Battle of Liberty Place Members of the Metropolitan Police: John H. H. Camp • John Kennedy • Edward Simon • . . . — Map (db m34742) HM
Louisiana (Pointe Coupee Parish), Morganza — Battle of Bayou Fordoche
On Sept. 29, 1863 Confederate forces of Texas and Louisiana commanded by Brig. Gen. Tom Green defeated Union forces of the 13th Army Corps capturing 500 men and 2 cannons. The battle is also known as the Battle of Sterling's Plantation. This marker . . . — Map (db m94325) HM
Louisiana (Saint Bernard Parish), Chalmette — After the BattleJean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
The destruction of their plantation during the Battle of New Orleans left the de Chalmet family in financial trouble. In 1817 brothers Hilaire and Louis St. Amand bought the land. The St. Amands were prominent free people of color who already owned . . . — Map (db m97137) HM
Louisiana (Saint Bernard Parish), Chalmette — The Battle Ends
Seeing the massive disorder in Major General Gibbs’ column, Major General Pakenham rode forward. While attempting to rally his troops and get the stalled attack underway, Pakenham was mortally wounded a few yards from this site. Major General . . . — Map (db m6251) HM
Louisiana (Saint Bernard Parish), Chalmette — The Battle on the West Bank
Discovering American militia and artillery on the west bank of the Mississippi River, British General Pakenham ordered Lieutenant Colonel William B. Thornton to lead an attack force across the river. Thornton was to capture the American guns and . . . — Map (db m6221) HM
Louisiana (Saint Bernard Parish), Shell Beach — Battle of Lake Borgne
December 14, 1814 - desperate delaying action by a small squadron of five American gunboats, a tender, and one dispatch boat under the command of Lt. Thomas ap Catesby Jones. Facing them was a large flotilla of armed British barges carrying about . . . — Map (db m99357) HM
Louisiana (Saint Charles Parish), Des Allemands — Battle of des Allemands
Le district des Allemands, settled by Germans about 1720, the scene of numerous skirmishes between Confederate guerillas and Union forces, 1862-63. Most famous skirmish resulted in capture of an entire detachment of Union soldiers on September 4, . . . — Map (db m58213) HM
Louisiana (Saint Landry Parish), Opelousas — Battle of Opelousas
Here, on October 21, 1863, during the Great Texas Overland Expedition, Union troops under Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Banks, forced Confederates, under Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor, to evacuate Opelousas and move his defensive line 7 miles north. 12 days later, . . . — Map (db m85920) HM
Louisiana (Saint Mary Parish), Franklin — Battle Of Irish BendApril 14, 1863
Also called by the Confederates the battle of Nerson's Woods or Franklin. In the Teche campaign the Federals followed the retreating Confederates from Bisland. Units of the Federal army under Gen. C.C. Grover landed from transports on Grand Lake and . . . — Map (db m85070) HM
Louisiana (Saint Mary Parish), Franklin — The Battle of Irish Bend
Part of the Union advance through La. was known as the Teche Campaign. Union troops of the 4th Division XIX Army Corps tried to halt supplies for Confederate troops coming from Texas. On this site on April 14, 1863 Confederate Major Gen. Richard . . . — Map (db m107909) HM WM
Louisiana (Saint Mary Parish), Patterson — Battle Of Bisland
April 12-13, 1863. General Nathaniel P. Bank’s Union army attacked Gen. Dick Taylor’s Confederate forces entrenched at Fort Bisland. Confederates repulsed each attack, but post evacuated when Union flanking force landed at Irish Bend. — Map (db m85082) HM
Louisiana (Saint Tammany Parish), Mandeville — Battle of Lake Pontchartrain
On October 16, 1779, the British living between "Bayou La Combe and the River Tanchipaho," surrendered to Captain William Pickles who had won a naval battle off this shore on September 10, 1779, and thereby ended the Revolutionary War in Louisiana. — Map (db m98937) HM
Maine (Washington County), Machias — First Naval Battle of the American Revolution
This anchor symbolizes the historic ties that Machias people have with the sea, and their commitment to liberty as exemplified in the first naval battle of the American Revolution fought in Machias Bay between the British ship Margaretta and the . . . — Map (db m55066) HM
Maine (York County), Cape Porpoise — The Battle of Cape Porpoise (Goat Island)
August 8, 1782, a British ship of 18 guns attacked a small force of inhabitants gathered on Goat Island and was driven away by severe musket fire, losing 17 men. Lieut. James Burnham of this town was killed. This tablet was erected August 8, . . . — Map (db m55672) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Battle of the Severn
On March 25, 1655, colonial Governor William Stone landed Maryland militia at the Puritan settlement of Providence, located at the mouth of the Severn River. He planned to subdue the settlers who had asserted their independence from the government . . . — Map (db m53178) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Monument to the Battle of Midway
[Front top]: Dedicated to the Preservation of the Memory of Midway where one of the most decisive naval battles in military history was fought June 4, 1942 The day when the American Spirit reached unparalleled heights and, in so doing, . . . — Map (db m6491) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Fort Meade — The Battle of the Bulge
December 16, 1944 - January 25, 1945 Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, Ardennes Dedicated to the Gallant and Victorious Men and Women of the United States Army who participated in The Battle of the Bulge This enormous and . . . — Map (db m19631) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — A Pivotal Battle
British ships launched an attack on Fort McHenry early on September 13, 1814. The fort defended the water approach to the city of Baltimore. The future of the city and possibly the United States depended on the outcome. After the American defeat at . . . — Map (db m61551) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Battle Monument
This Monument was erected by the citizens of Baltimore under the management of the Committee of Vigilance and Safety in honor of the gallant defenders of this City and Nation who fell in the Battle of North Point and during the . . . — Map (db m89203) HM WM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Battle Monument
Battle of North Point, 12th September, A.D. 1814, and of the Independence of the United States, the thirty-ninth Bombardment of Fort McHenry, 15th September, A.D. 1814, and of the Independence of the United States, the thirty-ninth. James . . . — Map (db m89172) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Guns That Won the Battle
These cannons represent the largest guns that defended the fort during the War of 1812. Cannons from this battery fired 18 and 36 pound iron balls almost a mile and a half. Heated cannonballs or “hot shop” proved especially devasting to . . . — Map (db m2589) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Guns that Won the Battle
The gun deck in front of you is a partial representation of the forts 1814 Water Battery. Made up of 26 cannons in two tiers, the Water Battery comprised the fort's primary means of defense.

The Cannons that stood here fired shot weighing 18 . . . — Map (db m60411) HM

Maryland (Baltimore County), Dundalk — Battle AcreSeptember 12, 1814
Here General Stricker’s City Brigade inflicted severe losses upon the main body of the British Army. This spirited defense together with that of Fort McHenry the next night saved Baltimore. — Map (db m2118) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Dundalk — Battle Ground Methodist Episcopal Church
Erected by the Patriotic Order Sons of America of Maryland, In the year of the National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial 1914. This building, known as the Battle Ground Methodist Episcopal Church, was occupied by General Stricker, . . . — Map (db m115241) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Dundalk — Battle of North Point1814
Who Dies for Country, doth not yield To death’s uncompromising sway He soars Immortal from the field And dwells untouched by time’s decay               Wm. M. Marine This one-acre of the North Point Battlefield was set aside . . . — Map (db m2136) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Dundalk — The Conflict upon this Battle FieldWar of 1812
The conflict upon the Battle Field on September 12, which was followed on the 13 and 14 by the unsuccessful bombardment of Fort McHenry by the British Fleet under Admiral Sir Alexander Cochrane, Commander-in-Chief of all the invading forces was the . . . — Map (db m79881) WM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Dundalk — Witness to BattleStar Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — War of 1812
The Methodist Meeting House that stood near this site saw action September 11-12, 1814. Brigadier General John Stricker camped 3,200 troops here to await the enemy’s advance. When the Americans withdrew, British soldiers camped on the same grounds. . . . — Map (db m83036) HM
Maryland (Calvert County), Prince Frederick — Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
A Bald Cypress Reserve and amphibian sanctuary. One of the last remaining stands of Bald Cypress in Maryland, and the most northerly growth in the Country. Registered as a National Landmark, 1965. — Map (db m3451) HM
Maryland (Calvert County), St. Leonard — Land Battle EvidenceArtifacts Key to Battlefield — Possible Site of American Cannon Battery
In 2000, archaeologists at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum examined three areas, including the hill directly ahead. The research was funded by the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program.

None of the artifacts found . . . — Map (db m81032) HM

Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — A Final TributeBattle of Westminster — Corbit's Charge, June 29, 1863
The city of Westminster and the citizens of Carroll County proudly honor the brave men of the 1st Delaware Cavalry and the vanguard of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry who fought and died during this engagement in the Gettysburg Campaign. We comment the . . . — Map (db m103828) WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — A Final Tribute Battle of Westminster"Corbit's Charge" — June 29, 1863
A Final Tribute Battle of Westminster "Corbit's Charge" June 29, 1863 The City of Westminster and the citizens of Carroll County proudly honor the brave men of the 1st Delaware Cavalry and the Vanguard of General J.E.B. Stuart's . . . — Map (db m114399) HM WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Westminster — Aftermath of BattleHospitals and Graves — Gettysburg Campaign
After the cavalry engagement here on June 29, 1863, Westminster’s citizens cared for dozens of wounded of both sides. Besides the human toll, shattered and broken cannons, gun carriages, and caissons lined both sides of Court Street to Main Street . . . — Map (db m13848) HM
Maryland (Dorchester County), Taylors Island — Battle of the Ice Mound
Last battle of the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake Bay. A tender to the British ship of war "Dauntless" was captured by Joseph Stewart and local militia near James Island on February 7, 1815. Ice along the shore allowed the militia to approach within . . . — Map (db m4002) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Bolivar — Battle at South MountainA Natural Barrier — Antietam Campaign 1862
The Battle of South Mountain erupted on September 14, 1862, when elements of the Union army tried to drive the Confederate rear guard from Crampton’s, Fox’s, and Turner’s Gaps and break through to the western side of the mountain to attack . . . — Map (db m1519) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Burkittsville — Battle for Crampton’s Gap“Sealed With Their Lives” — Antietam Campaign 1862
The Battle of South Mountain struck Crampton’s Gap late in the afternoon of September 14, 1862, when Union Gen. William B. Franklin finally ordered an attack against Confederate Gen. Lafayette McLaws’s force here. As the Confederate defensive line . . . — Map (db m1909) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Burkittsville — The Battle of South Mountain
In September, 1862, after the second Battle of Manassas, Gen. Robert E. Lee led his victorious Confederates on their first invasion of the North. At Frederick, Md. he boldly divided his army. Three columns (No. 1) were to surround and capture the . . . — Map (db m2032) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Battle BeginsMonocacy National Battlefield
About 8 o'clock a dash was made by the enemy under cover of artillery fire, to drive us from out position, hoping to gain the pike, and proceed on their way to Washington. — Private Daniel B. Freeman, Company G, 10th Vermont Infantry . . . — Map (db m78507) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Battle of Frederick"Best little battle of the war" — Early's 1864 Washington Raid
(preface) Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early drove Union Gen. David Hunter into West Virginia after the Battle of Lynchburg, Va., clearing the Shenandoah Valley of Federal forces. To draw Union troops from Petersburg, Early launched a raid . . . — Map (db m76651) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Battle of Monocacy
The Battle that saved Washington Here along the Monocacy River on July 9, 1864, was fought the battle between Union forces under General Lew Wallace and Confederate forces under General Jubal A. Early. The battle, although a temporary victory for . . . — Map (db m3218) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — The Battle That Saved Washington
The Battle of Monocacy took place on July 9, 1864, in the valley before you. The battle pitted North against South, and Washington, D.C., was the prize. Richmond and Petersburg were endangered, but the Southern leader, General Robert E. Lee had . . . — Map (db m3292) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Thick of the Battle
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. July 9, 1864 The Battle of Monocacy changed from a stalemate to a rout as the final lines of Maj. Gen. John B. Gordon's three Confederate brigades swept down Brooks Hill onto the fields of Thomas farm. Both sides traded blistering . . . — Map (db m89985) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Middletown — Christ Reformed ChurchJust Before the Battle — Antietam Campaign 1862
Eight thousand Confederates under Gen. Lafayette McLaws marched by this church on September 10-11, 1862, heading south to Harper’s Ferry. Since no Federals were in the area, McLaws expected no encounters with the enemy. Unknown to him, however, . . . — Map (db m796) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Myersville — The Battle of Antietam
The Battle of Antietam, fought fourteen miles from here on September 17, 1862, was a pivotal Union victory, encouraging President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. — Map (db m116493) HM WM
Maryland (Frederick County), Point of Rocks — Battle at Point of Rocks
This [railroad] company was met by the most decided and inveterate opposition, on the part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. Philip E. Thomas, President, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company The proximity of railroad tracks by the . . . — Map (db m7661) HM
Maryland (Kent County), Fairlee — Battle of Caulk’s FieldWar of 1812
Kent County Militia under Lt. Col. Philip A. Reed marched from Belle Air (Fairlee) to meet British Forces here on August 31, 1814. The British with 15 killed, were repulsed and their commander, Sir Peter Parker, mortally wounded. American losses . . . — Map (db m62512) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Bladensburg — The Battle of Bladensburg (1814)The War of 1812
On August 24, 1814, British forces broke camp at Melwood Park and moved northwest to Bladensburg. The Baltimore militia, under the command of General Tobias Sansbury, was positioned west of the Anacostia River along the Bladensburg-Washington Road . . . — Map (db m6069) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Bladensburg — The Road to the CapitalBattle of Bladensburg — Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
The War of 1812 raged on land and sea, touching every border of the young nation. On August 24, 1814, after two years at war, the Americans faced the British here at Bladensburg. While the American militia were unable to hold back the . . . — Map (db m78230) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Bladensburg — Undaunted In BattleThe Battle of Bladensburg — August 24, 1814
Undaunted War of 1812 This Monument Stands as A Tribute to the American Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines who fought and Died here defending their Nation's Capital This monument depicts Commodore Joshua Barney of the U.S. Navy a . . . — Map (db m78136) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Colmar Manor — Battle of Bladensburg
This is the site of the Battle of Bladensburg which took place in the War of 1812. Commodore Joshua Barney and his 500 Marines were greatly outnumbered by the British Expeditionary Force of 4,500 trained regulars. The battle raged for four hours but . . . — Map (db m70037) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Colmar Manor — Bladensburg Dueling GroundsBattle of Bladensburg — Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
Throughout much of the nineteenth century, the Bladensburg Dueling Grounds were well-known as a place to settle differences. The site was a secluded location, close to taverns, and fell outside of Washington D.C.'s boundaries, where dueling . . . — Map (db m73130) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Colmar Manor — Crossroads of Trade and TravelBattle of Bladensburg — Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
Standing here, where the 120-foot long wooden bridge would have carried the road between Bladensburg and Washington D.C., a traveler in 1814 would have experienced all manner of travel in and out of the popular community. Established in the . . . — Map (db m75905) HM

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