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  • 08/14/19--08:59: Scott's Tennessee Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    C.S.A. Scott's Tennessee Battery 4 Gun Smith's Brigade, Cheatham's Division September 19, 1863. 12:30 to 2 p.m. Lieutenant A.T. Watson.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--09:28: Long Shadows House
  • Cedar Bluff, Alabama.
    Constructed around 1875 by John Seaborn Watt for his bride, Emma Chastillette Williamson, this fine example of Victorian architecture was originally located near Yancey's Bend prior to the construction of Weiss Lake. The . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--09:35: The Continental Hotel Site
  • Atlantic Beach, Florida.
    In the late 19th century, Henry Flagler created the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) and the Florida East Coast Hotel Company, both of significantly boosted development and tourism for Florida. By 1900, Flagler had purchased . . .

    (Architecture • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--09:39: John C. Carter
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    Commissioned Brigadier to rank from July 7, 1864 Carter had worked his way up from the rank of Captain by distinguishing himself with the Army of Tennessee at Shiloh, Perryville, Murfreesboro & Chickamauga. Taking part in . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--09:55: Camp Piatt
  • Belle, West Virginia.
    Site of the largest Civil War camp in the Kanawha Valley, it was named for Union Col. A. Sanders Piatt of the 34th Ohio (Zouaves). Location along present-day U.S. Route 60 and the Kanawha River was of strategic importance to . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--10:02: Scott's Tennessee Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    C. Scott's Tennessee Battery. 2 6 Pounders, 2 12 Pounders Howitzers. Smith's Brigade, Cheatham's Division, Polk's Corps. September 19, 1863. 1st Lieutenant John H. Marsh, Commanding (Wounded). 2d Lieutenant A. T. Watson. . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Jacksboro, Texas.
    In fort built to halt Indian depredations in North Texas. One of buildings and units on inspection in May 1871 by Gen. Wm. Tecumseh Sherman, when news came of massacre of Warren Wagon Train, 24 miles northwest. Killers, . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Science & Medicine • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Runaway Bay, Texas.
    When the U.S. was drawn into World War II in 1941 the federal government increased the number of training facilities across the nation. The area around Lake Bridgeport (built in 1931) made for an ideal site to train airmen . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Westworth Village, Texas.
    Prior to World War II, the U.S. aircraft industry focused primarily on producing aircraft for civilian airlines; few manufacturers specialized in military airplane construction. In the fall of 1940, the War Department . . .

    (Air & Space • Industry & Commerce • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--11:38: Carpenter-Rudd Mill
  • near Lake Orion, Michigan.
    Joseph Jackson built one of the first sawmills in Orion Township on this site in 1825. During the nineteenth century the waters of Paint Creek powered machines that cut logs into board lumber and ground wheat into flour. In . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--13:39: 17th Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    17th. Regiment Ohio Infantry, Connell's Brigade. 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. September 19, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--14:31: 35th Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    35th. Regiment Ohio Infantry, Van Derveer's Brigade. 10:00 to 11:30 A.M. September 19, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--14:59: Burning Spring Monument
  • Dupont City, West Virginia.
    The burning spring that existed here and the salt lick that was located three miles downstream at the river’s edge were two natural phenomena that influenced much of the development of the Kanawha Valley. The spring was . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--15:48: 82nd Indiana Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Indiana. Eighty-Second Regiment Infantry. (Hunter) First Brigade. (Connell) Third Division. (Brannan) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 9 A.M. to 12 M.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--17:00: 87th Indiana Infantry
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Indiana. Eighty-Seventh Regiment Infantry. (Gleason) Third Brigade. (VanDerveer) Third Division. (Brannan) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 8 a.m.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--18:31: Abraham Lincoln
  • Charleston, West Virginia.
    Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th president of the U.S. in 1860. He received fewer than 2,000 votes in Virginia, most from present-day West Virginia. Lincoln preserved the Union, ended slavery, and played the decisive . . .

    (Political Subdivisions • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Rowsburg, Ohio.
    [Title is text]

    (Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--19:19: Ralph Hay Way
  • Canton, Ohio.
    [Photos of Ralph Hay, Hay's Auto Dealership and the Canton Bulldogs (photo appears to show Jim Thorpe, who played for Canton in 1920)]

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--19:44: Paint Creek Millrace
  • Oakland Township, Michigan.
    Paint Creek begins in a Brandon Township wetland and flows southeast to Rochester where it empties into the Clinton River. Today a thriving trout stream, the creek was important for waterpower during the nineteenth century. . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--19:54: Mayor Stanley A. Cmich
  • Canton, Ohio.
    Mayor Stanley A. Cmich was Canton's longest serving mayor, holding office for 20 years. Mayor Cmich served in the U.S. Army in World War II and was awarded two Purple Heart decorations. He began his career in public service . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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