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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFisher's Hill Battlefield-Veteran's Picnic Grounds - Fishers Hill VA

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Soon after the end of the Civil War, veterans on both sides began holding reunions to walk the familiar battlegrounds and renew friendships with former comrades.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesValley Pike-Tumbling Run Near Fisher's Hill - Fishers Hill VA

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Here on Tumbling Run are the remains of the "Old Pike" stone bridge. The Valley Turnpike Company was chartered in 1838 as a joint-stock corporation. The turnpike followed the route of the Great Wagon Road from Philadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Fishers Hill - Fishers Hill VA

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The Battle of Fishers HillWas fought on these bluffs- September 22, 1864 -Gen. Philip H. Sheridan's 60,000 Federals attacked Gen. Jubal A. Early's 18,000 Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: never

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September 22, 1864-General Philip Sheridan with 30,000 Federals defeated General Jubal Early with 11,000 Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/7/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Fisher's Hill - Fishers Hill VA

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General Philip Sheridan with 30,000 Federals defeated General Jubal Early with 11,000 Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: never

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFisher's Hill Confederate Gibraltar - Fishers Hill VA

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This is Fisher's Hill, the Shenandoah Valley's "Gibraltar"—a commanding height that offered Confederate forces a superb defensive position.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: never

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Battle of Strasburg was a relatively minor engagement in the American Civil War when a small Union force of New Jersey infantry delayed three Confederate divisions from the army of Jubal A. Early at Strasburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

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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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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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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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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At approximately 7 a.m., Merritt sent forward his three brigades. Simultaneously, Gen. George A. Custer, USA, commanded an attack against Gen. Thomas A. Rosser's, CSA, cavalry division which was in position south of Toms Brook on the Back Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

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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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 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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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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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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Woodstock bore witness to the horrors of war. Plagued by raiding parties of Confederate partisan rangers, guerrillas and bushwhackers, Union General Philip H. Sheridan issued orders to execute anyone captured wearing civilian clothes and carrying a weapon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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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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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: 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: 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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