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  Texas
 
Brownsville
 
Palo Alto Battlefield
 
1623 Central Boulevard
 
Brownsville  TX  78520 
 
Phone   210 541-2785
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/paal/paal.htm
 
Description  John Tyler led American troops against Mexicans at the fort on this site
 
Type of Resource   Battlefield
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Owner/Operator:  National Park Service
 
New or Updated:  5/25/2004

  Fannin
 
Fannin Battleground State Park
 
739 FM 2506 Rd
 
PO Box 66
 
Fannin   TX  77960
 
Phone   361 645-2020
 
Web Site  http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/park/fannin/
 
Description  site of Texan surrender to Mexican General who then executed them
 
Type of Resource   Battlefield
 
New or Updated:    6/29/2004

Texas
Pflugerville
Civil War Battlefield Vacations
PO Box 1608
Pflugerville TX 78691
Web Site www.battlefieldvacations.com/battle.htm
Description one part of user-based reviews of battlefields around the world
Primary Focus Local Tours
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
Era Civil War

Virginia
Friends of Wilderness Battlefield
Web Site http://mh106.infi.net/~wildrnes/
Description group aids efforts to preserve by advocacy, education, service projects
Primary Focus Preservation
Era Civil War

Travilian Station Battlefield Foundation Inc
Phone
Web Site www.gemlink.com/%7etrevstabattle/home.htm
Description land acquisition, artifact preservation, education
Primary Focus Preservation
Era Civil War

Virginia
Edinburg
Battles and Battlefields of the Shenandoah Valley
A Heritage Enterprise
110 Palmyra Road
Edinburg VA 22824
Phone 540 984-8735
Web Site www.angelfire.com/wv/wasec9/
E-mail mailto:wasec@shentel.net
Description summary of each battle, links to places & museum sites - from a book and memorabilia dealer in the area
Primary Focus History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
Era Civil War

  Manassas
 
Manassas National Battlefield Park
 
12521 Lee Highway
 
Manassas   VA  20109    
 
Phone   703 361-1339
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/mana/
 
Description  2 major Civil War battles, two visitor centers
 
Type of Resource   Battlefield
 
Era  Civil War
 
New or Updated:  6/18/2004

  Virginia
 
Middletown
 
Cedar Creek Battlefield VC
 
Address  8437 Valley Pk
 
Middletown   VA
 
Phone   540 869-2064
 
Web Site  http://www.cedarcreekbattlefield.org/vcenter/
 
Toll Free  888 628-1864
 
Description  interpretive exhibit on 1864 Valley Campaign, film, tours
 
Type of Resource   Battlefield
 
Kind of Activity   Visitor Center
 
Era  Civil War
 
Owner/Operator:  Cedar Creek Foundation
 
New or Updated:   6/24/2004

  New Market
 
Shenandoah Valley Battlefields
 
8895 George R Collins Dr
 
POBox 897
 
New Market    VA    22844  
  Phone   540 740-4545
 
Web Site  http://www.shenandoahatwar.org/
 
Toll Free  888 689-4545
 
Alt Web  http://www.visitshenandoah.org/directories/central-NewMarket.html
 
Description  14 Civil War battlefields
 
Type of Resource   Battlefield
 
Primary Focus  Preservation
 
Era  Civil War
 
Owner/Operator:  Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Assoc
 
New or Updated:   6/25/2004

Virginia
Petersburg
Petersburg National Battlefield
1539 Hickory Hill Road
Petersburg VA  23803
Phone 804 732-3531
Web Site www.nps.gov/htdocs4/pete
Description site of the final confrontation between Grant and Lee
Type of Resource Battlefield
Primary Focus Military
Era Civil War

  Richmond
 
Richmond National Battlefield Park
 
3215 East Broad Street
 
Richmond   VA 23223 
  Phone   804 226-1981
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/rich/
 
Description  11 sites associated with three Union campaigns to capture city
 
Type of Resource   Battlefield
 
Era  Civil War
 
New or Updated:  6/18/2004

Virginia
Trevilians
Travilian Station Battlefield Foundation Inc
PO Box 124
Trevilians VA 23170
Phone
804 589-8989
Alt Phone 540 832-2862
Web Site http://www.trevilianbattlefield.org/home.htm
Description land acquisition, artifact preservation, education about all-cavalry Civil War
Type of Resource Battlefield
Primary Focus Preservation
Era Civil War
New or Updated: 02/07/2003

West Virginia
Beverly
Rich Mountain Battlefield
4 Court Files Creek Rd
PO Box 227
Beverly WV 26253
Phone 304 637-7424
Web Site www.richmountain.org
Description early battle, foundation now attempting to preserve area, recently opened visitor center
Era Civil War

Summersville
Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
Tr 2 Box 435
Summersville WV  26651
Phone 304 872-0825
Web Site http://www.wvparks.com/carnifexferrybattlefield/
Toll Free 800 225-5982
E-mail mailto:parks@westvirginia.com?subject=Please send a
Description site of 1861 battle, Patterson House is now interpretive center, park activities

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