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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCity Hall - Frederick, MD

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City hall was formerly the courthouse, at which several events related to the US Civil War occurred.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/7/2012

last visited: 6/1/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGen. Bradley T. Johnson A Visitor in His Own Hometown - Frederick MD

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In June 1864, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee sent Gen. Jubal A. Early’s corps from Richmond battlefields to the Shenandoah Valley to counter Union Gen. David Hunter’s army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHospitals in Frederick Caring for the Wounded - Frederick MD

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In this building, soldiers who died in one of the many area hospitals following the battles of South Mountain, Antietam, Gettysburg, and Monocacy were embalmed and prepared for interment at nearby Mount Olivet Cemetery or for shipment home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

Image for 1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Frederick MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Frederick MD

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Fresh from victory at the Second Battle of Manassas, Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac River on September 4–6, 1862, to bring the Civil War to Northern soil and to recruit sympathetic Marylanders.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNorth Market Street "Now I shall see Cousin J." - Frederick MD

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On June 28, 1863, Union Gen. John F. Reynolds rode into Frederick to visit his cousin Catherine Reynolds Cramer and her sisters near the intersection of North Market and Second Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/19/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

Image for Rose Hill Manor - Union Artillery Reserve - Frederick, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRose Hill Manor - Union Artillery Reserve - Frederick, MD

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Located at the Rose Hill Manor house off MD 355 in Frederick

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/13/2021

last visited: 9/19/2021

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The remains of the former "Queen of the James". The hull of the Packet Boat Marshall has been in residence in Riverside Park since 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VaRiverPyrate

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/25/2011

last visited: 5/5/2017

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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 SitesAppomattox Court House National Historical Park - Appomattox, VA

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On Palm Sunday, 1865 General R. E. Lee surrendered to Lt. General U. S. Grant signaling the end of the Southern States' attempt to create a separate nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/28/2007

last visited: 9/7/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Roads to Gettysburg - New Market MD

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Late in June 1863, the Union Army of the Potomac pursued Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia as it invaded the North less than a year after the Antietam Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/19/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSpring Hill Cemetary

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(From civilwartraveler.com) Early moved troops into the cemetery during the battle to bolster his lines at the Salem Turnpike. Later, Confederate Gens. Thomas T. Munford, James Dearing and Jubal Early himself were buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VaRiverPyrate

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/25/2011

last visited: never

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(from civilwartraveler.com) Confederate cavalry watched the Federals advance toward Lynchburg from here, fighting a delaying action until Early moved into position.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VaRiverPyrate

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/28/2011

last visited: never

Image for Catoctin Iron Furnace-No Time For War - Thurmont MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCatoctin Iron Furnace-No Time For War - Thurmont MD

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When Union Gen. John F. Reynolds’ I Corps marched by here on June 29, 1863, en route to Emmitsburg and soon to Gettysburg, his men were progressing “swimmingly.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBuchanan Bridge An Artillery Duel Ensued - Buchanan VA

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OnJune 14, 1864, after occupying Lexington and burning Virginia Military Institute, Union Gen. David Hunter’s 18,000-man force marched south through Buchanan, a river port located at the western terminus of the James River and Kanawha Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/14/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

Image for Wilson Warehouse “Fit only for … owls and bats.” - Buchanan VAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWilson Warehouse “Fit only for … owls and bats.” - Buchanan VA

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Federals swarmed through Buchanan and the surrounding countryside. They looted homes and farms for food and valuables. A resident wrote that the lower part of town was a ruin “fit only for the habitation of owls and bats.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/14/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesYellow Tavern

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A civil war site dedicated to the Battle of Yellow Tavern and J.E.B. Stuart who was mortally wounded near this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/14/2009

last visited: 4/14/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Anchorage Unexpected Guests - Buchanan VA

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McCausland burned the bridge over the James River at Buchanan to prevent Averell from following, but the Federals crossed the river at a ford south of The Anchorage on June 13.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/14/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMorgantown-Westover Bridge - Morgantown WV

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On April 27, 1863, Confederate Gen. William E. “Grumble” Jones and his cavalry occupied Morgantown, a Unionist stronghold. Alerted that the Confederates were approaching, the towns people concealed most of their livestock and personal belongings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

Image for Sailor'Creek Battlefield Historic State Park - Amelia County, Virginiaview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSailor'Creek Battlefield Historic State Park - Amelia County, Virginia

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The Battle of Sailor's Creek took place on April 6, 1865 and was one of the final battles of the Civil War in Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2007

last visited: never

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One of Gen. David Hunter’s objectives was to destroy iron furnaces near Buchanan, Eagle Rock, Fincastle, and Cloverdale. These sites produced pig iron and iron bars that were transported down the James River and Kanawha Canal to Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/14/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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