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Colonial Period


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War Between the States

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[ Part IV ]

Fort Pulaski
Wall of Fort Pulaski showing effects of gunfire.
(Photo by Rinehart)

THE military and naval operations of the War Between the States fall into three general phases. These may be described as the attack upon the Confederacy from the sea, the invasion of its territories west of the Allegheny Mountains or the War in the West, and the 4-year drive on Richmond or the War in the East.

The Attack from the Sea

Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia

Fort Jefferson National Monument, Florida

The War in the West

Fort Donelson National Military Park, Tennessee

Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee

Stones River National Military Park, Tennessee

Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Georgia-Tennessee

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Georgia

Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site, Mississippi

Tupelo National Battlefield Site, Mississippi

The War in the East

Richmond National Battlefield Park, Virginia

Antietam National Battlefield Site, Maryland

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park, Virginia

Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania

Petersburg National Military Park, Virginia

Appomattox National Battlefield Site, Virginia


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