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11 March 2006
  CWPT's "History Under Siege"
I apologize for the delay in getting this on to my blog, but on February 28th, the Civil War Preservation Trust released the 2006 edition of History Under Siege , CWPT's annual report on endangered Civil War battlefields. Making the top 10 endangered battlefields this year are:

1.) Chattahoochee River, Georgia (July 4-10, 1864)
2.) Circle Forts, Washington D.C. (1861-1865)
3.) Fort Morgan, Alabama (Aug. 5-23, 1864)
4.) Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 1-3, 1863)
5.) Glendale/Frayser's Farm, Virginia (June 30, 1862)
6.) Glorieta Pass, New Mexico (Mar. 26-28, 1862)
7.) New Orleans Forts, Louisiana (April 16-28, 1862)
8.) Raymond, Mississippi (May 12, 1863)
9.) Shenandoah Valley, Virginia (1861-1865)
10.)The Wilderness, Virginia (May 5-7, 1864)

The CWPT also lists 10 "at risk" sites:

1.) Belmont, Kentucky and Missouri (Nov. 7, 1861)
2.) Buckland, Virginia (Oct. 19, 1863)
3.) Cedar Mountain, Virginia (Aug. 9, 1862)
4.) Cynthiana, Kentucky (June 11–12, 1864)
5.) Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia (June 27, 1864)
6.) Manassas, Virginia (July 21, 1861 & Aug. 28–30, 1862 )
7.) Mansfield, Louisiana (April 8, 1864)
8.) Shepherdstown, West Virginia (Sept. 19-20, 1862)
9.) Spring Hill, Tennessee (Nov. 29, 1864)
10.)Wyse Fork, North Carolina (March 7-10, 1865)

A full Press Release can be read here, or if you prefer, a full pdf version is here.
 
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