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  Battle Summary: Springfield, MO
Zagonyi’s column, though, continued on to Springfield, and Frazier’s force of 1,000 to 1,500 prepared to meet it.
Hunter, the Federals evacuated Springfield and withdrew to Sedalia and Rolla.
Federal troops reoccupied Springfield in early 1862 and it was a Union stronghold from then on.
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 Springfield (The Simpsons) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Springfield is the fictional city where the TV series The Simpsons is set, founded by Jebediah Springfield, located near Shelbyville and Capitol City in the state of North Tacoma.
Springfield is near a junction of five states (in real life, no such junction exists), yet it borders the ocean; it has a [canyon, a desert, and mountains; and it boasts the tallest mountain in the United States.
The revelation that Springfield was once entirely in the telephone area code 636 and that chaos erupted when half the town was switched to the new area code 939 does not clarify the situation; area code 636 is in Missouri, while 939 is in Puerto Rico.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Springfield+(The+Simpsons)   (3760 words)

  
 Battle of Springfield I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The First Battle of Springfield or Zagonyi's Charge was a battle of the American Civil War that occurred on October 25, 1861 in Greene County, Missouri.
David Hunter, the Federals evacuated Springfield and withdrew to Sedalia and Rolla.
Federal troops reoccupied Springfield in early 1862 and it was a Union stronghold from then on.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Springfield_I   (349 words)

  
 Springfield New Jersey History NJ
The Watchung Mountain range, immediately behind Springfield, was crucial as it formed a natural defense for the Iron Ore forges in Randolph and Roxbury Township which produced cannonballs for the Colonials.
On June 23, 1780, "The Battle of Springfield" was fought.
The British goal of reaching Morristown was thwarted and the Battle of Springfield marked the last invasion of the British into New Jersey and removed the danger to Washington's Continental forces.
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 Battle over land sales - Springfield amassing Blandford property
Springfield owns hundreds of acres of land on both sides of the Massachusetts Turnpike by the Blandford service area, according to municipal records and a state survey map.
Officials from the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, which took over management of the reservoir and related lands when the agency was created in 1996, say the land is in the watershed or catchment area for water draining into the reservoir, even though in some cases that body of water is several miles away.
Springfield Mayor Michael Albano said Blandford residents have nothing to worry about, and that it was ''the biggest stretch I've ever heard'' for anyone to think that the city would use its Blandford land holdings for development.
www.citizenreviewonline.org /may_2003/battle.htm   (1376 words)

  
 Springfield - Wikisimpsons
Springfield is also home to the state's largest tire fire, which has been continuously burning for approximately 40 years (as of 2006) which does nothing to improve the air quality.
Springfield boasts an opera house, an outdoor amphitheater, an arbortoreum, a vibrant jazz scene and was mentioned as the entertainment capital of its state.
The revelation that Springfield was once entirely in the telephone area code 636 and that chaos erupted when half the town was switched to the new area code 939 does not clarify the situation; area code 636 is in Missouri, while 939 is in Puerto Rico.
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 Springfield, NJ community, Union County,New Jersey: Attorneys at law - Westfield
The Township of Springfield, New Jersey, (population 14,250) is an upscale community known for its cultural, educational, recreational, and civic events.
Springfield's 5.06 square miles is located 23 miles southwest of New York City at the foot of the Watchung Mountains.
The town is most famous for "The Battle of Springfield" in 1780, won by General Nathanial Greene and Colonel Angell at the Rahway River.
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 Partnering and Managing for Excellence: Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield
On August 10, 1861, the second land battle of the Civil War was fought among the rolling hills and farm fields along Wilson’s Creek, a small stream in southwest Missouri.
The battle was pivotal in determining the fate of the most populous state west of the Mississippi River in the early months of the Civil War.
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield was established on April 22, 1960, to commemorate the Battle of Wilson’s Creek and to preserve the associated battlefield.
www.nps.gov /parkoftheweek/wicr.htm   (824 words)

  
 Township of Springfield • History
Springfield was first settled in the early 1700’s, the first substantiated date being 1717, when the Briant family came from Hackensack.
The British goal of reaching Morristown was thwarted and the Battle of Springfield marked the last invasion of the British into New Jersey and removed the danger of final defeat of the Continental forces.
The main thoroughfares in Springfield follow their colonial paths; Shunpike and Milltown Roads were followed as alternate routes to avoid tolls on the Newark and Essex Pike (Morris Ave.).
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 Our History (Springfield, Kentucky)
Springfield's earliest settlers - most arriving via the Big Road (Wilderness Trace) which originated at the Cumberland Gap and stretched on to Bardstown- founded Sandusky Station in 1776.
Springfield remembers the Civil War for both the Union and Confederate troops passed through here on their way to the Battle of Perryville.
Springfield men were among them and many wounded were carried back to Springfield.
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 War affects Springfield, Missouri I
The first major battle west of the Mississippi River, it was also one of the bloodiest of the war with over 1317 Union and 1230 Confederate casualties.
The Battle of Wilson's Creek, southwest of the city, in 1861, was one of the bloodiest of the war.
The skeleton of one of the forts used to defend the city during the Battle of Springfield in 1863, was visible for several years thereafter on South Avenue.
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 Springfield's Civil War Forts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After the Battle of Wilson's Creek and a short period of occupation by the Confederates, Springfield, by 1862 was firmly in Union hands.
The battle of Wilson's Creek (or Oak Hills) was fought Aug. 10, 1861; the battle of Springfield, January 8, 1863.
The attack on Springfield was begun by the Confederates without a demand for surrender, and now the bombardment of the town was commenced without notification to remove the women and children, a circumstance unfavorably commented upon by the Federals.
www.atlascomm.net /ecdavis/springfield.htm   (13357 words)

  
 Battle of Springfield II Information
The Second Battle of Springfield was a battle in the American Civil War fought January 8, 1863, in Springfield, Missouri.
(The First Battle of Springfield was fought on October 21, 1861, and there was also the better-known Battle of Wilson's Creek, fought nearby on August 10, 1861.) Fighting was urban and house-to-house, which was rare in the war.
Springfield continued to remain an important supply and medical center for the Union army in the West.
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 Battle of Springfield - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
The Battle of Springfield was a battle in the American Civil War fought in Springfield, Missouri.
It is sometimes known as the Second Battle of Springfield, with the Battle of Wilson's Creek being the First Battle of Springfield.
On the night of January 7, 1863, Federals from the Ozark garrison reached Springfield and informed the local commander, Brigadier General Egbert Brown, that thousands of Confederate cavalry were headed for Springfield and were only a couple of hours away.
www.music.us /education/B/Battle-of-Springfield.htm   (1010 words)

  
 Springfield, Missouri Convention & Visitors Bureau
Battle of Wilson’s Creek - With civil war imminent, Springfield was divided in its sentiments.
The battle, however, led to increased military activity in Missouri and set the stage for the Battle of Pea Ridge in 1862.
Springfield National Cemetery - Two years after the war ended, the Springfield National Cemetery was created, having the dead of both the North and the South interred, though separated by a low stone wall.
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 Wilson's Creek NB Battle Information
The Battle of Wilson's Creek (called Oak Hills by the Confederates) was fought ten miles southwest of Springfield, Missouri on August 10, 1861.
Named for the stream that crosses the area where the battle took place, it was a bitter struggle between Union and Confederate forces for control of Missouri in the first year of the Civil War.
By July 13, 1861, he was encamped at Springfield with about 6,000 soldiers, consisting of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th Missouri Infantry, the 1st Iowa Infantry, the 1st and 2nd Kansas Infantry, several companies of Regular Army infantry and cavalry, and three batteries of artillery.
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 City of Springfield, MO - History & Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
National attention was given to Springfield in 1858 when the city became a stop on the Butterfield Overland Mail, a stagecoach line, from Tipton, Missouri, to San Francisco.
In 1863 the streets of the town were again embroiled in conflict during "The Battle of Springfield.
Springfield has almost 200 churches, five colleges, 42 parks, and takes pride in many cultural organizations, among which are the Springfield Art Museum, Springfield Symphony, Springfield Little Theatre, and Springfield Greene County Historical Museum.
www.cityofspringfield.org /community/city_history.html   (2586 words)

  
 NJ.com: New Homes: Community Profile
Springfield today is a suburban community with a population of almost 14,500 within its 5.06 square miles.
During the Battle of Springfield, the British resorted to burning and looting.
Springfield's history is further honored by its high school: Jonathan Dayton High School was named after one of the four men from New Jersey who helped form and sign the Constitution of the United States.
www.nj.com /newhomes/communities/index.ssf?/realestate/newhomes/springfield.html   (1060 words)

  
 City of Springfield, MO - History & Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
National attention was given to Springfield in 1858 when the city became a stop on the Butterfield Overland Mail, a stagecoach line, from Tipton, Missouri, to San Francisco.
Springfield has almost 200 churches, five colleges, 42 parks, and takes pride in many cultural organizations, among which are the Springfield Art Museum, Springfield Symphony, Springfield Little Theatre, and Springfield Greene County Historical Museum.
In the original National Cemetery is the monument honoring federal soldiers who fought at the Battle of Springfield, January 8, 1863, and a monument to General Nathaniel Lyon, who died at Wilson's Creek and was buried in his native Connecticut.
www.ci.springfield.mo.us /community/city_history.html   (2586 words)

  
 City of Springfield, MO - Battle of Springfield Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
City of Springfield, MO - Battle of Springfield Map
Egbert B. Brown learned that southern troops were approaching Springfield and quickly organized defenses around the square.
It was constructed by J. Campbell, a founder of Springfield.
www.ci.springfield.mo.us /community/battle_spfld_map.html   (322 words)

  
 Township of Union Public School District
Battle Hill School offers a comprehensive array of programs and services designed to address the needs of its students.
Members of the Battle Hill School staff have served on curriculum writing teams, attended inservice and departmental workshops and have implemented instructional, curricular and assessment modifications designed to insure student mastery of these standards.
Battle Hill School and the Union Township Public School System are committed to providing its students with a first class educational experience.
www.twpunionschools.org /battlehill.htm   (632 words)

  
 Springfield, MA -- A Site on a Revolutionary War Road Trip on US Route 20
Springfield is the hometown of Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss).
After the battle in Springfield, the rebels were chased by General Benjamin Lincoln to the north.
After the battle at the armory, the new Federal government in 1794 decided to manufacture its own muskets so that the nation would not be dependent on foreign arms.
www.revolutionaryday.com /usroute20/springfield   (1519 words)

  
 Springfield - The Final Invasion of NJ
Anniversary of the Battle of Springfield an outstanding success, especially our own Mark Hurwitz whose tireless efforts paid off big time.
Springfield’s defense was bolstered by the heroic actions of Rev. James Caldwell, whose wife, Hannah, was killed on June 7
Dragoons Jersey Vols., Queens Rangers, Jaeger Corps, Donop & Bose Regts, and stopped at Springfield by the bravery of Maxwell’s Jerseymen, Angell’s Rhode Islanders, "Light Horse Harry" Lee’s Dragoons and many others, the town was burned to the ground upon the withdrawal of British forces.
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 Springfield Township, Union County, New Jersey - Definition, explanation
Springfield Township is a township located in Union County, New Jersey.
Springfield is celebrated as the scene of a battle between the American and British forces, June 23, 1780.
They were opposed by General Greene, but owing to the superior number of the enemy he was compelled to evacuate Springfield, which was then burned by the British.
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 The Battle of Springfield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The very fact that the October 25, 1861 Battle of Springfield is also called Zagonyi's Charge provides ample evidence as to who received full credit for this pivotal battle of the war in Missouri.
This account of the battle provides a more comprehensive portrait of the events, and includes some correspondence in which Captain Naughton sought for his band an acknowledgement of their contribution to the Union victory.
So far from Major Zagonyi's command being the only one engaged at Springfield, it was proved in the court of inquiry [called for, but of which the full report never saw the light] that the dragoons were the second in the order of time into the field, and were the last to leave it.
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 THE CONTINENTAL LINE, MILITIA, AND STATE TROOPS
During the battle of Germantown the New Jersey brigade, with a brigade from North Carolina, formed the corps de reserve and left wing of the American army, commanded by Major-General William Alexander.
The winter of 1778-79 found the brigade at Elizabethtown, with a detachment of the Second Battalion at Newark and a detachment of the Fourth Battalion at Rahway, while under Major-General John Sullivan, the brigade took part in the Indian campaign of 1779.
For the purpose of effectively supporting the military establishment a sum of œ10,000 was directed to be raised at once by the several counties of the colony.
www.usgennet.org /usa/nj/state1/continental_line.htm   (3419 words)

  
 Battle Over Hospital Oversight in Springfield Leaves Scars - Health - RedOrbit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Dave Regan, president of District 1199, said hospitals engage in unfair tactics during a union campaign, and the SEIU wants both sides to agree to some ground rules, namely, not allowing hospital managers and executives to force employees to listen to or read anti-union rhetoric.
The union still staffs an office in Springfield, and a union newsletter that made its debut in April for Catholic Healthcare Partners highlights the Springfield battle as its top story.
Silver and a group of employees regularly show up at Springfield City Commission meetings to plead their case about conditions at the hospital.
www.redorbit.com /news/health/635283/battle_over_hospital_oversight_in_springfield_leaves_scars/index.html?source=r_health   (914 words)

  
 Springfield History
Two centuries ago the area surrounding Springfield was covered with dense forests.
During the fighting in the Revolutionary War, the enemy entered the town a number of times to take away farm animals, grain and other needs, keeping the people in a continual state of alarm.
On June 23, 1780, "The Battle of Springfield" was fought.
westfieldnj.com /whs/history/springfield.htm   (916 words)

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