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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Richardson's Hill

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Union Col. Kenly made a last stand to hold Front Royal against Confederate Gen. Jackson's advancing troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/1/2012

last visited: never

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The Union army retreated across the Shenandoah River and attempted to burn the bridges behind them to slow the Confederate pursuit during the Battle of Front Royal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/1/2012

last visited: never

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The advancing Confederate army was brought to a halt when fired upon by Union artillery from a nearby hill. Rose Hill was a home caught in the middle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: 4/10/2013

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After being chased across the Shenandoah River by the Confederate army during the Battle of Front Royal, the Federals attempted to cover their retreat and slow down the pursuit from a position overlooking the river at Guard Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/2/2012

last visited: never

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Bel Air was the home of Lucy Buck who kept a diary of the action she witnessed during the Battle of Front Royal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Warren County Courthouse

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Fighting grew hot in the streets, building to building, and the 1st MD CSA took control of the courthouse from the 1st MD USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: never

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The Front Royal Visitors Center is the starting point for the Battle of Front Royal Driving Tour that follows Gen. Stonewall Jackson and his Confederate troops through town as they defeated Union forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: never

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Prospect Hill provided a good view of the town for the Confederates as the Battle of Front Royal commenced.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: never

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As the Confederate army advanced on Front Royal, Belle Boyd, a Confederate spy, informed them that the Union force in Front Royal was very small.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: never

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Col. John Kenly and his Union force made a final stand at the home of Thomas McKay against Gen. Jackson's Confederates after failing to hold Front Royal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/4/2012

last visited: never

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The Battle of Front Royal started at this chapel where Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson stopped to assess his plan of attack and ordered the 1st MD to the front.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChester Gap

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Chester Gap was an important pass through the Blue Ridge Mountains for both the Union and Confederate armies to move troops and supplies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/4/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFisher's Hill Battlefield

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Site of the 1864 battle between Union General Philip Sheridan and Confederate General Jubal Early. This is a self-guided walking tour (about 1/2 hour) in the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Arby Geo

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/25/2006

last visited: never

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Virginia Civil War Trail. Second Battle Of Winchester - Louisiana Tigers capture West Fort. The Gettysburg Campaign

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/16/2009

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSister Caroline

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Caroline Terry was born a slave and witnessed Union and Confederate encampments in Sperryville, VA during the Civil War. After her emancipation, she remained in the area and helped establish a church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGoose Creek Bridge

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Goose Creek Bridge is an abandoned stone bridge in western Loudoun County that was the site of an artillery skirmish in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Perpetual Traveler

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2008

last visited: 8/28/2008

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStephenson's Depot Battlefield

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The battle that was fought here on June 15, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hhoke

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEdinburg Mill - Edinburg, VA

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This flour mill was saved from "The Burning" during the US Civil War. The nearby Stony Creek was also used as a defensive measure in a separate battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/6/2012

last visited: never

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Artist and mapmaker Union Pvt. Sneden was captured by Mosby's Rangers at Brandy Station and marched through Woodville, VA as a POW.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/28/2012

last visited: 1/18/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWillow Grove Mill

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Willow Grove Mill was a victim of the Union's infamous 'Burning' during the Valley Campaign of 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/23/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSlate Mills

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Slate Mills in Rappahannock County, VA was used by both the Union and Confederate armies for reconnaissance. The road was used by troops retreating from Gettysburg and by Confederate soldiers headed to Bristoe Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/27/2013

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWhitehouse

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The White House Bridge takes its name from the small white building which can be seen today, located immediately west of the present-day bridge on US Hwy 211.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2008

last visited: 5/15/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Gap

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Gen. Stonewall Jackson announced his Army of the Valley had become the 2nd Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia on his march from the Shenandoah Valley east to Fredericksburg, VA where he joined Gen. R. E. Lee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Bloody Cedars

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The 54th PA Infantry suffered devastating losses when they were cut down by Confederate fire on a cedar-covered hillside during the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Captain DuPont & Sergeant Burns

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Two Union soldiers were heroes during the Federal retreat at the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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