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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Prospect Hill Cemetery

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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: 4/20/2015

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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: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal

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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: 7/24/2020

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BattlefieldsBattle of Front Royal - Front Royal VA

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On May 23, 1862, Front Royal was occupied by 1000 Federal troops (1st Maryland Infantry, 29th Pennsylvania and a battery of Knap’s Artillery) under the command of Col. J. R. Kenley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/8/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Bel Air

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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: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Belle Boyd

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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: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Rose Hill

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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: 7/24/2020

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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: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: The Bridges

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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: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Guard Hill

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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: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Asbury Chapel

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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: 7/24/2020

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Massanutten - Front Royal VA

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The high point near the end of the Massanutten is Signal Knob. During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers used Signal Knob as an observation and signal post.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/6/2020

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 SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Fairview

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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: 7/24/2020

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Cedar Creek - Middletown VA

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The Battle of Cedar Creek 19 October 1864 (a.m.) Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan’s Union forces established themselves on both sides of the Valley Pike, north of Cedar Creek, centered on Belle Grove.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattlefield Center (Cedar Creek) - Middletown VA

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Cedar Creek Battlefield- From this position (Belle Grove Mansion is west of here) most of the VI and XIX U.S. Corps camps were visible on 19 October 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesUnion Camps (Cedar Creek Battlefield) - Middletown VA

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Federal wagons and teams were in camp, close to and along the pike, while the shelter tents of the soldiers were arranged close to the earthworks themselves.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesHeater House - Middletown VA

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Heater House is on the grounds of the Cedar Creek Battlefield. Probably built around 1800, this clapboard-covered log house was once the center of a prosperous 600 acre farm owned by Solomon and Caroline Wunder Heater.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War Sites128th New York Volunteer Regiment - Middletown VA

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Dedicated on 15 October 1907, this monument is adjacent to the original Valley Pike right of way. It is located on the grounds of the Cedar Creek Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesRamseur Monument - Middletown VA

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Northwest of this tablet, 800 yards, is the Belle Grove House in which he died, October 20, 1864, of wounds received at Cedar Creek October 19, 1864, Maj.-Gen. Stephen Dodson Ramseur, C.S.A.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2020

last visited: never

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Battle of Cedar Creek - Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation, Middletown, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rivers End

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/15/2008

last visited: 7/25/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesValley Turnpike at Cedar Creek-Cedar Creek Stragetic Crossing-Strasburg, VA

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Virginia Civil War Trail sign located on US 11 near Strasburg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCivil War Strasburg-Strategic Intersection - Strasburg VA

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The railroad tracks before you follow the route of the Manassas Gap Railroad, which reached Strasburg from Washington, D.C., in 1854. The line was a vital link between the Shenandoah Valley and eastern markets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/22/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHupp's Hill The Battle of Hupp's Hill or Stickley's Farm - Strasburg VA

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Early and his staff reached the crest of Hupp's Hill where they could plainly see the camps of Col. Joseph Thoburn's Division of Gen. George Crook's 8th Federal Corps in the fields to the east across Cedar Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/25/2020

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BattlefieldsThe Battle of Hupp's Hill - Strasburg VA

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On October 13, 1864, at about 10 a.m., Early and his staff reached the crest of Hupp's Hill where they could plainly see the camps of Col. Joseph Thoburn's Division of Gen. George Crook's 8th Federal Corps in the fields to the east across Cedar Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/9/2020

last visited: never

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