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National Military Parks 

The general title of Battlefield includes national military park, as well as national battlefield, national battlefield park, and national battlefield site. At present, there are 9 national military parks in the National Park System.

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
The first national military park honors Civil War soldiers that fought for control of Chattanooga in 1863. Includes sections on both sides of the GA/TN border.

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park
Largest military park in the world features portions of four Civil War Battlefields -- Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House.

Gettysburg National Military Park
Largest battle ever waged in the Western Hemisphere was fought here July 1-3, 1863, resulting in a Union victory.

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
The battle fought here on March 15, 1781, was the largest action of the Revolutionary War's climatic Southern Campaign.

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
On March 27, 1814, at the "horseshoe bend" in the Tallapoosa River, Andrew Jackson's forces broke the power of the Upper Creek Indian Confederacy.

Kings Mountain National Military Park
Commemorates a victory by American Patriots over American Loyalists during the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War on October 7, 1780.

Pea Ridge National Military Park
Preserves the site of the March 7-8, 1862 Civil War battle that led to the Union's total control of Missouri. Only Civil War battle in which American Indians participated.

Shiloh National Military Park
Scene of April 6-7, 1862 battle involving more than 100,000 Union and Confederate troops, during which nearly 24,000 were killed, wounded, or missing.

Vicksburg National Military Park
Commemorates one of the most decisive battles of the Civil War -- the campaign, siege and defense of Vicksburg -- from March 29 to July 4, 1863.

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