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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Heights - Richmond, Virginia

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Located at the Virginia Capital Trail Parking Lot along the westbound side of New Market Road prior to 295.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/26/2022

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesOne Last Advance - Richmond, Virginia

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Located at the intersection of New Market and Strath Roads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/23/2022

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEarly Engagement - Arlington, Virginia

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Located along the southbound side of Columbia Pike at the Arlington Mill Community Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/23/2022

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCapital For A Summer - Frederick, MD

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One of many historical markers in Frederick, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/1/2022

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesOrange & Alexandria RR - Springfield, VA

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Historical marker and Civil War Discovery Trail sign, located at the former location of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad trestle over Accotink Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hzoi

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/25/2022

last visited: 1/25/2022

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Rose Hill Raid - Alexandria, VA

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Historical marker and Civil War Discovery Trail sign at the former location of the Rose Hill plantation

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hzoi

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/25/2022

last visited: 1/25/2022

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAlfred B. Hilton - Havre de Grace, MD

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One of many historical markers in Havre de Grace, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/18/2022

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Philippi The Covered Bridge - Philippi WV

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On the morning of June 3, 1861, Union troops charged down the hill to your left and crossed over this covered bridge into Philippi in the first land battle of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/15/2022

last visited: 1/15/2022

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

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One of many historical markers in Chestertown, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/11/2022

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLewistown - Lewistown, Maryland

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Located at the intersection of Hessong Bridge Road and Fish Hatchery Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/3/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThurmont Formerly Mechanicstown - Thurmont MD

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On June 29, 1863, Mechanicstown was full of the noise of an army on the move as Union Gen. John F. Reynolds marched I Corps to Emmitsburg. Until then, residents had only heard rumors of the advancing Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/3/2021

last visited: 12/1/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChrist Reformed Church Just Before the Battle - Middletown MD

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Eight thousand Confederates under Gen. Lafayette McLaws marched by this church on September 10-11, 1862, heading south to Harper’s Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/3/2021

last visited: 11/17/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMiddletown Enemies and Friends - Middletown MD

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When Gen. Robert E. Lee and part of the Army of Northern Virginia passes through Middletown on September 10–11, 1862, they encountered a chilly reception.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/3/2021

last visited: 11/17/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMiddletown Union Army Traffic - Middletown MD

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As Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee led his Army of Northern Virginia through Maryland toward Pennsylvania, the Army of the Potomac marched in pursuit. The Federals deployed three wings to block any Confederate thrusts toward Washington or Baltimore.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/3/2021

last visited: 11/17/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBlenheim (Wilcoxon Farm) - Fairfax, Virginia

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Located on the westbound side of Old Lee Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/3/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrunswick Formerly Berlin - Brunswick MD

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Union troops pursuing the Confederate army to Virginia after the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863 crossed the Potomac River here. Called Berlin at the time of the Civil War, this town truly experienced the challenges of life on the border.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/26/2021

last visited: 11/27/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFairfax County Courthouse - Fairfax, Virginia

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Located in front of the Old Courthouse at the intersection of Main Street and Chain Bridge Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/30/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPohick Church - Lorton, Virginia

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Located at the intersection of Richmond Highway and Old Colchester Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/28/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFalling Waters - Williamsport, Maryland

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Located along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath where it intersects with an no longer used section of Falling Waters Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/28/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEarly Crosses At White's Ford - Leesburg, Virginia

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Located near the boat ramp at White's Ford Regional Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/19/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLee Crosses Into Maryland - Leesburg, Virginia

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Located near the boat ramp at White's Ford Regional Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/19/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMile Hill - Leesburg, Virginia

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Located at entrance gate A for Morven Park on Tutt Lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/19/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign - Leesburg, Virginia

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Located at entrance gate A for Morven Park on Tutt Lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/19/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesUniontown "Patriotic, but Paralyzed” - Uniontown MD

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Hancock was correct, and Stuart, unaware of the Federal infantry in Uniontown, might have been defeated had the Federals attacked on the morning of June 30.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/8/2021

last visited: 10/9/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHigh Knob - Frederick, Maryland

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Located at the High Knob parking area of Gambrill State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/21/2021

last visited: never

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