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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAquia Creek Landing

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Aquia Landing was the site of one of the war’s earliest military engagements and became a major supply base for the Union army in three separate campaigns.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/31/2009

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPotomac Creek Bridge

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During the Civil War, the rail bridge served as a vital supply line to both Union and Confederate armies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2009

last visited: 5/14/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWhite Oak Church

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White Oak Church ~ "Seems to have belonged to some former age"

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 1/24/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChatham

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Chatham, a plantation overlooking the Rappahannock River, served as Union headquarters and was visited by Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, and Walt Whitman.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2009

last visited: 3/25/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFredericksburg City Dock, Union Artillery on Stafford Heights

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Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail, Fredericksburg City Dock, Union Artillery on Stafford Heights.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 10/22/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFredericksburg City Dock, Bridges and Biscuits

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Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail, Fredericksburg City Dock, Bridges and Biscuits.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 5/14/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFredericksburg City Dock, Contesting The Crossing

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Fredericksburg City Dock ~ Contesting the Crossing

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 5/14/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFredericksburg Battlefield

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Part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the battle that took place here was fought on December 13, 1862 and though a Confederate victory, it proved to be a hollow one.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2007

last visited: 5/24/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSlaughter Pen Farm - Fredericksburg, VA

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The area is known as the "Slaughter Pen Farm" because the soldiers advanced with little or no cover against strongly positioned Confederates on high ground (Prospect Hill) and sustained heavy casualties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/25/2011

last visited: 5/23/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDumfries ~ Love's Tavern

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A Virginia Civil War Trails site located on U.S. 1 in Dumfries, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/22/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHartwood Church

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During the Civil War, Federal troops occupied and desecrated this church, but were subsequently captured by a Confederate squadron who surprised them while they slept.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/23/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesConfederate Winter CampsFighting Boredom and Disease - Woodbridge VA

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After the Confederate victory at Ball’s Bluff in October 1861, the Union and Confederate armies settled into winter camps between Washington and Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFirst Day At Chancellorsville Battlefield

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The troops of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and Union Gen. Joseph Hooker clashed in these fields on May 1, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/13/2010

last visited: 6/9/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPort Royal Booth Turned Away - Port Royal VA

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In front of you is the Brockenbrough-Peyton House where fugitives John Wilkes Booth and David Herold accompanied by three former Confederate soldiers arrived about 2:30 pm April 24, 1865,

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMassaponax Church

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Union Gen. Grant and his staff held a conference in Massaponax Church after leaving the Spotsylvania Court House battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/3/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPlantations on Guinea Station Road

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Some of the old homes Gen. Grant and the Union army passed in 1864 as they moved south to Guinea Station, are still standing.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/3/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGuinea Station - Woodford, Virginia

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It was at the Chandler Farm at Guinea Station that Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson died on May 10, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2010

last visited: 4/13/2004

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCrossing the Potomac Off into the Darkness - Newburg MD

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After assassinating President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth and his accomplice, David A. Herold, fled Washington for Southern Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChancellorsville Battlefield

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Part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the battle that took place here in early May 1863 is regarded by some as Robert E. Lee's greatest victory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 4/25/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJohn Wilkes Booth Escape of an Assassin - Port Tobacco MD 20677

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From the Eastern Shore to the suburbs of Washington, eastern Maryland endured those strains of civil war in ways difficult to imagine today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPine Thicket “the instrument of his punishment” - Bel Alton MD

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After assassinating President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth and his accomplice, David A. Herold, fled Washington for Southern Maryland, a hotbed of Confederate sympathizers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSpotsylvania Court House Historic District

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Spotsylvania Court House is also known as the Crossroads of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/29/2012

last visited: 8/30/2000

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJohn Wilkes Booth

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John Wilkes Booth; Escape of an Assassin; War on the Chesapeake Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/26/2009

last visited: 1/18/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesZion Methodist Church - 1864 Overland Campaign

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Zion Methodist Church served as Confederate headquarters during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSpotsylvania Court House Battlefield

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On their way to Richmond, the troops of Union Gen. Grant and Confederate Gen. Lee met and clashed at Spotsylvania Court House for two weeks in May 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: 12/20/2014

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