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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM76O_eleventh-corps_Gettysburg-PA.html
Army of the PotomacEleventh CorpsMajor General Oliver O. HowardFirst Division Brigadier General Francis C. BarlowBrigadier General Adelbert Ames Second Division Brigadier General Adolph Von Steinwehr Third Division Major General Carl Schurz …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM8K1_the-breached-wall_Tybee-Island-GA.html
" The result of this bombardment mustcause, I am convinced, a change in theconstruction of fortification as radicalas that foreshadowed in naval architecture by the conflict between the Monitor andMerrimac. No works of stone or brick can resist th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CB5_confederate-park-greenville-city-hall-site-of-public-school_Greenville-AL.html
Side 1Confederate ParkConfederate Park was created in 1897 as a joint effort of the Father Ryan Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the City of Greenville, with First United Methodist Church providing the Park site. The sixteen-…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM5EJ_stephens-family-cemetery_Fredericksburg-VA.html
Buried here are eight members of the Innis, Mazeen, and Stephens families, including the most famous of them all: Martha Stephens. Local children knew Martha Stephens as "Granny." They also remembered her ever-present apron, the pipe often clen…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1HC3_rowetts-redoubt_Cartersville-GA.html
Some 200 yards behind this marker was an earthen redoubt that protected the Federal defenses and the Star Fort. The redoubt was commanded by Colonel Richard Rowett and manned by the 39th Iowa, 7th Illinois, five companies of the 93rd Illinois Regi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM19V0_battery-reed_Charleston-SC.html
Here stoodBattery Reedcommanded byLt. Col.Ellison Capers,June 16, 1862.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMH1_sugarloaf-mountain_Dickerson-MD.html
You are at the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain, where on September 5-6, 1862, Union observers watched the Army of Northern Virginia cross the Potomac River to invade Maryland. A signal station had been established here in the summer of 1861, one in a c…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM19IM_copenhagen-civil-war-memorial_Copenhagen-NY.html
They need no monument those who fought and died for their country, but their country ever needs the memory and inspiration of their example. In honor of the boys in blue.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMVMI_loyal-quaker-and-brave-slave_Winchester-VA.html
In September 1864, U.S. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan heard rumors that Confederate forces had left the Shenandoah Valley to rejoin Gen. Robert E. Lee's army at Petersburg. Wanting to confirm this information before attacking Gen. Jubal A. Early's army,…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMA3X_army-of-the-potomac_Gettysburg-PA.html
First Corps marched from Gettysburg to Emmitsburg. Fifth Corps from Marsh Creek to Moritz's Cross-Roads. Sixth Corps from Fairfield to Emmitsburg except the Third Brigade Second Division which in conjunction with the First Brigade Second Cavalry D…
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