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8 edition of Civil War sites in Virginia found in the catalog.

Civil War sites in Virginia

a tour guide

by James I. Robertson

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia
    • Subjects:
    • Historic sites -- Virginia -- Guidebooks.,
    • Virginia -- Guidebooks.,
    • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJames I. Robertson, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF227 .R59 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 108 p. :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4261697M
      ISBN 100813909074
      LC Control Number81007426
      OCLC/WorldCa7554380

      The U.S. state of West Virginia was formed out of western Virginia and added to the Union as a direct result of the American Civil War (see History of West Virginia), in which it became the only modern state to have declared its independence from the the summer of , Union troops, which included a number of newly-formed Western Virginia regiments, under General George. Robert K. Krick is the former chief historian of the battlefield park that preserves the sites of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania. He is author of 14 books and more than published articles. Widely regarded as the top historian in modern times on the Army of Northern Virginia and the foremost authority of Chancellorsville, Krick is a popular lecturer and.

        This is another unit of the national park service sites in Virginia that commemorates four battlefield sites during the American Civil War. These battlefield sites include the following: Battle of Fredericksburg, Battle of the Wilderness, Battle of the Chancellorsville, and Battle . West Virginia is a state rich in history; it was a battleground during the French and Indian War, Pontiac's War, Dunmore's War, the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. The state honors the memory.

      The Eastern Shore of Virginia has no great Civil War sites to visit. There is no Gettysburg; there is no Appomattox; there are no great forts. The Shore was occupied by Federal troops early in the war to prevent food supplies from reaching the western shore and . Civil War in Virginia for a link to a variety of Virginia in the Civil War sites. Civil War Richmond is a free database of documents, maps, photographs, and newspaper articles, relating to Richmond during the Civil War. A hospital index links to contemporary newspapers reporting on battles, casualties, and arrivals at specific hospitals.


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V irginia's six Civil War-oriented National Parks together draw millions of visitors each year. Manassas National Battlefield. Located just north of I and near Washington, DC, Manassas National Battlefield Park highlights two battles fought near a little stream called Bull Run. The first battle in the summer of is considered the first major battle of the war and was a decisive.

Sincethe renowned Civil War historian James I. "Bud" Robertson’s Civil War Sites in Virginia: A Tour Guide has enlightened and informed Civil War enthusiasts and scholars alike.

The book expertly explores the commonwealth’s Civil War sites for those hoping Cited by: 1. Of the Civil War battlefields cited as critical to preserve by the congressionally appointed Civil War Sites Advisory Commission, fully one-third-are located in Virginia. The Official Virginia Civil War Battlefield Guide is the comprehensive guidebook to the most significant battles of the Civil War/5(17).

Atlas showing battles, engagements, and important localities connected with the campaigns in Virginia, completing the Campaign Map Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), Phillips, Stamped in blue ink on t.p.: Library of Congress, City of Washington.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site. New book: On This Day in West Virginia Civil War History.

Arcadia Publishing has released a new title, On This Day in West Virginia Civil War History. West Virginia is the only state formed by seceding from a Confederate state.

And its connections to the Civil War run deep. One day at a time, award-winning historian Michael. Description: Signed Copy. Signed/Inscribed by author on title page. Bookseller Inventory # K16G About this title: Synopsis: Renowned Civil War historian James I. "Bud" Robertson’s Civil War Sites in Virginia: A Tour Guide expertly explores the commonwealth’s Civil War sites for those hoping to gain greater insight and understanding of the : $ Virginia became a prominent part of the Confederacy when it joined during the American Civil a Southern slave-holding state, Virginia held a state convention to deal with the secession crisis, and voted against secession on April 4, Opinion shifted after Ap when U.S.

President Abraham Lincoln called for troops from all states still in the Union to put down the rebellion Capital: Richmond. This book by aclaimed author, James I.

Robertson, Jr., is a comprehensive guide book to all the major Civil War sties in Virginia. Robertson has put together a handy volume filled with fascinating, and sometimes, little-known facts.

This guide includes the 26 major battlefields in Virginia as well as some of the smaller skirmishes. Virginia is known for its deep roots in United States History, there are numerous battlefields and civil war sites that helped to define the Civil War.

During the early years of the Civil War, Fairfax County found itself at a crossroads between both the Union and Confederate armies because of its strategic location. Fairfax County Civil War Sites. Fairfax County's amazing Civil War sites range from the Stone Bridge on the eastern part of Manassas National Battlefield Park to various Civil War Trail markers that detail the stories of our county's heritage.

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To that end, I have donated the entire publication advance from this book, $50, half to the Civil War Preservation Trust, and half directly to those groups who work so tirelessly to preserve many of the sites featured in this book. In addition to these monumental landmarks, if you walk more than a few feet in any direction in Virginia, you’re almost guaranteed to step foot onto hallowed grounds of an American Revolution battlefield or a Civil War site.

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Touring Virginia's and West Virginia's Civil War Sites book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the minds of many people, Virgin /5(10). To most history travelers, Virginia is the Civil War. It is the state where the Battles of Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, Petersburg, the Wilderness, and Manassas took place.

The city of Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy. Appomattox saw the surrender of Lee to Grant. The campaigns that were fought here were led by some of the war's most visible leaders -- Lee, Jackson, Grant.The main article for this category is Virginia in the American Civil War.

This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total. The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).Madison County was the site of two Civil War battles that have been chosen for inclusion in the Virginia Civil War Trails program.

These are the James City Battlefield on Rt. 29, just south of the Culpeper-Madison County boundary line, and the Jack’s Shop Battlefield located on Scenic Byway Rt. at addition, the old Blue Ridge Turnpike (most of the Scenic Byway follows this.