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Fort Meigs
Perrysburg, Ohio

This site is

Fort Mifflin On The Delaware
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Originally built in 1771 and continuously used by the U.S.

Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Fort Montgomery, New York

Visitors today can tour the remains of the 14-acre fortification, perched on a cliff ov

Fort Necessity National Battlefield
Farmington, Pennsylvania

Fort Pulaski National Monument
Savannah, Georgia

The Battle for Fort Pulaski in April 1862 marked a turning

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
Manteo, North Carolina

The stories of Roanoke Island are told by exhibits, artifacts and the 17-minute park vi

Fort Ridgley State Park
Fairfax, Minnesota

In the spring of 1853, the steamboat West Newton left Fort Snelling to journey up the M

Fort Sumter National Monument
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina

Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted i

Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, New York

Exhibits at the fort depict the natural and strategic geography of the historic landsca

Fort Wayne
Detroit, Michigan

The fort was used to house and train troops from the Civil War era until Vietnam.

Fort William Henry Museum
Lake George, New York

Site of the infamous "Fort William Henry Massacre," the reconstructed fort displays mil

Fredericksburg And Spotsylvania Battlefields
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Four major battles fought in the vicinity of Fredericksburg - Chancellorsville, Wildern

Friends Of The Mansfield Battlefield
Shreveport, Louisiana

Shreveport was the Confederate capital of Louisiana, a busy river port with an active c

Friends Of Wilderness Battlefield
Locust Grove, Virginia

The Friends of Wilderness Battlefield was formed from a group of ten residents of Spots

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
Vincennes, Indiana

A 30-minute movie on Clark's western campaign is offered every 1/2 hour.

Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The Union victory at the Battle of Gettysburg in the summer of 1863 ended General Rober

Glorieta Battlefield Coalition
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Battlefield Tours are available through Pecos National Historical Park.

Grant's Headquarters at City Point
Petersburg, Virginia

From June 1864 to April 1865, General Ulysses S.

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
Greensboro, North Carolina

Rangers or volunteers at the information desk are glad to help visitors with answers an

Honey Springs Battlefield
Checotah, Oklahoma

More than two years earlier the United States government had withdrawn its small peace-

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
Daviston, Alabama

In the spring of 1814, General Andrew Jackson and an army of 3,300 men attacked 1,000 U

House In The Horseshoe
Sanford, North Carolina

During the American Revolution, groups of citizen-soldiers called Whigs or revolutionis

Hubbardton Battlefield
Bomoseen, Vermont

Military historians note that of all the Revolutionary and Civil War battlefields in th

Hutchinson County Historical Museum
Borger, Texas

The Hutchinson County Museum is a regional history museum in the Texas Panhandle.

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park And Preserve
New Orleans, Louisiana

The six sites of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve offer something for

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Kennesaw, Georgia

It was a swelteringly hot and clear Monday, June 27, 1864,

Kings Mountain National Military Park
Blacksburg, South Carolina

By exploring the Visitor Center, which includes a 26 minute film, exhibit area and 1.5

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Big Horn County, Montana

This area memorializes one of the last armed efforts of the Northern Plains Indians to

Manassas National Battlefield Park
Manassas, Virginia

In the summer of 1861, enthusiastic volunteers in colorful

Middle Creek National Battlefield
Prestonburg, Kentucky

On this site in early 1862, volunteer Union soldiers led by future president Col.

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