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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCivil War Star Fort - Vienna, Virginia

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Located on the west side of the American Legion along Center Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHunter's Mill - Fairfax, Virginia

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Located at the intersection of Hunter Mill Road and the Washington and Old Dominion Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/21/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Wagoners' Fight

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Located the parking lot of the Order of Red Men in South of Williamsport along State Route 68.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/21/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesShockoe Hill Cemetery - Richmond, Virginia

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Located at the Northeast entrance of Shockoe Hill Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/18/2021

last visited: never

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On May 5, 1861, the 8th New York and 6th Massachusetts Infantry Regiments and Cook's Boston Battery of light artillery occupied the heights around you. Their mission was to prevent Confederate sympathizers from sabotaging the strategic Thomas Viaduct.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/11/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWar Along the Chesapeake - Chester, MD

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A historical marker at the Chesapeake Exploration Center in Chester, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/24/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWar Along the Chesapeake - Centreville, MD

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A historical marker at the Bay Country Welcome Center in Centreville, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/24/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMiddleburg Baptist Church - Middleburg, Virginia

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Located between the church and cemetery along East Federal Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/16/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCivil War in Jackson County - Divided Loyalties - Gainesboro, TN

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A Civil War Trail sign describing Gainesboro's role in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/13/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPartisan Warfare - Smith County, TN

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An informational Civil War Trail map is located at the Smith County I-40 rest area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/1/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRichfield - Frederick, Maryland

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Located on the northbound side of Route 15.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/27/2021

last visited: 5/30/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHarry Gilmor's Raid - Jerusalem, MD

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A civil wars trail historical marker in Jerusalem, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: 5/24/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCookeville (Railroad Depot) - Cookeville, TN

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A Civil War Trail sign near the Cookeville Railroad Museum & Depot in Cookeville, TN.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/2/2020

last visited: 11/21/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChapman House-Confederate Father and Son - Union WV

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This is the Chapman House, built in 1803 and the home of one of Union’s most prominent families. Augustus A. Chapman and his son, George Beirne Chapman, both served the Confederacy in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesUnion College "Hurrah for the Southern Confederacy" - Union WV

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The white building in front of you and the red brick house behind you are the former Union College, a Presbyterian school founded in 1820 as Union Academy and the earliest private school still standing in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesUnion, Western Virginia History All Around - Union WV

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The Confederate Monument, dedicated in 1901 to honor the local men who served the South, is up the walkway to your left.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFountain Rock "Crows… will have to carry their provender with them" - Shepherdstown WV

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In 1864, the conduct of the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley, the “Breadbasket of the Confederacy” and an avenue of invasion, underwent significant change.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTrans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum-No Asylum from War - Weston WV

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When the Civil War began in 1861, the one-story wing on the far left of the building in front of you was all that stood here at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesA.P. Hill’s March “Not a moment too soon” - Bakerton WV

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About two o’clock in the afternoon of September 17, 1862, Confederate Gen. A.P. Hill’s 3,000-man division began crossing the Potomac River at Boteler’s Ford

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHenderson Hall-Holding Firm for the Union - Williamstown WV

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This was the home of George Washington Henderson, a prominent Wood County resident, slaveholder, and participant in the West Virginia statehood movement during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCaptain George W. Stump "Stump's Battery" - Romney WV

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This is Hickory Grove, the home of Adam and Mary Stump and their son Capt. George W. Stump, who led a company of the 18th Virginia Cavalry during the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEngagement at Romney-Lew Wallace Storms the Bridge - Romney WV

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On the night of June 12, 1861, Col. Lewis Wallace led his 11th Indiana (Zouaves) Regiment from Cumberland, Maryland, by train across the Potomac River and into present-day West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Casto Hole-Serving Opposite Sides - Ripley WV

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Although western Virginia eventually separated from the original state to form West Virginia and join the Union, many residents of the new state supported the Confederacy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRipley-McGrew / Hood Grist Mill - Ripley WV

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In 1824 Jacob Sturdier built the first grist mill in Ripley along Mill Creek. In 1853, Jacob Sayre sold the mill to John McGrew who came to Jackson County in 1844.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRipley-Jackson County Courthouse - Ripley WV

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Jackson County was created by an act of the Virginia Assembly on March 1, 1831, and named in honor of President Andrew Jackson. The first courthouse on this site was a brick structure.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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