I try to keep my Places in the proper format to take advantage of the Place Name Authority. The normal use of the Places Workspace is to help make consistent the location. (list by Place). There is a second way to use the Places Workspace, that is my Person. You can track a person based on the locations where they had an event (Fact).
This is an example of a Civil War Unit, where the dates and places of the battles they were involved in were documented.
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