Category Archives: Battlefields

Honey Springs Battlefield

Some people relax by sitting around. I relax by exploring. After three days of relative inactivity, I was ready to explore. I headed off into Oklahoma by myself to visit Honey Springs Battlefield, a Civil War site in McIntosh County. … Continue reading

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The Battle Above the Clouds

I drove up Lookout Mountain (which was about eight minutes from my hotel) and toured two parts of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. The Battle Above the Clouds refers to the battle that took place on the slopes … Continue reading

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Minuteman Missile National Historic Site — South Dakota (Part 2)

After visiting the Delta-09 site, we spent the morning touring the Badlands. At 1:00, we headed north to the headquarters of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site — which turned out to be a trailer in the parking lot of a … Continue reading

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Minuteman Missile National Historic Site — South Dakota (Part 1)

After breakfast in the fireworks store, we headed back east two miles to an exit that led to this. They weren’t kidding about the cows either. This one was standing four feet from the road. After about a quarter mile, … Continue reading

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Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

A coworker and I found a couple hours one day during our conference and made a quick trip to Kennesaw Mountain, northeast of the city. This is the most-visited Civil War battlefield by a large margin, but it’s not because … Continue reading

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