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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrandy Station Battlefield - St. James Church

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The largest cavalry battle of the Civil War was fought at Brandy Station, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrandy Station Battlefield - Buford's Knoll

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The largest cavalry battle of the Civil War was fought at Brandy Station, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/17/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJackson’s Headquarters-I am quite comfortable - Winchester VA

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Confederate Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, commanding the Shenandoah Valley military district, lived in this house from mid-November 1861 through early March 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSecond Battle Of Winchester

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Virginia Civil War Trail. Second Battle Of Winchester - Louisiana Tigers capture West Fort. The Gettysburg Campaign

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/16/2009

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: 10/4/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRappahannock Station

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The Union army captured a strategic railroad crossing at the Rappahannock River in late 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWarrenton-Home of the "Gray Ghost" - Warrenton VA

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Although Warrenton was spared the ravages of major battles during the war, control of the town changed hands 67 times and many homes and churches housed soldiers or were used as hospitals.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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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: 10/4/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrentmoor-Spilman-Mosby House - Warrenton VA

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John Singleton Mosby bought the house from Keith in 1875. Mosby gained fame during the Civil War for his daring exploits behind Union lines.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of McDowell McDowell Battlefield Trail - McDowell VA

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“God blessed our arms with victory at McDowell yesterday...” Major General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson to his wife Anna.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of McDowell-Confederates Hold the High Ground - McDowell VA

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Beyond the ridge you are facing is Sitlington’s Hill. On the afternoon of May 8, 1862, Gen. Edward “Allegheny” Johnson directed two brigades of Confederate infantry to take position on the hill facing the Federals across Bull Pasture Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesVillage of McDowell-Battle of McDowell - McDowell VA

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Union troops camped in the fields south of here between April 17, 1862, and the Battle of McDowell on May 8. They deployed artillery, including “two twelve pounders [that] were planted on the plateau in the read of [the church].

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesKelly's Ford ~ Cavalry and Coffee

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Kelly's Ford was a strategic crossing location of the Rappahannock during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/2/2011

last visited: 6/2/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStephenson's Depot Battlefield

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The battle that was fought here on June 15, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hhoke

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: never

Image for Third Battle of Winchester "One Moving Mass of Glittering Sabers - Stephenson VAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThird Battle of Winchester "One Moving Mass of Glittering Sabers - Stephenson VA

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On September 19, 1864, Union Gen. Philip H. Sheridan’s Army of the Shenandoah routed Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early’s Valley Army at the Third Battle of Winchester (also called Opequon) in the bloodiest and largest battle in the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle Of Mine Run

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Gen. Meade's Federal troops and Gen. Lee's Confederate army clashed at Mine Run in Orange County, Virginia in the winter of 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGoose Creek Bridge

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Goose Creek Bridge is an abandoned stone bridge in western Loudoun County that was the site of an artillery skirmish in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Perpetual Traveler

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2008

last visited: 8/28/2008

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGermanna Crossing

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Union troops crossed the Rapidan River at Germanna in pursuit of the Confederate army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 3/30/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTown of Monterey-Headquarters Town - Monterey VA

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Monterey was headquarters for Confederates during much of the 1861 Mountain Campaign and headquarters for Federals prior to the fighting at McDowell.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCuster's First Last Stand A "Living Triangle" - Louisa VA

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Nearby stood Trevilian Station, south of which Confederate Gen. Wade Hampton had parked his wagon train on the evening of June 10, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFight at Bloomery Gap-A Futile Affair - Bloomery WV

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A militia brigade under Col. Jacob Sencendiver, 67th Virginia Militia, occupied Bloomery Gap to threaten the railroad and Union-occupied territory near the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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The two most well-known generals of the Civil War met in battle for the first time at the Wilderness. It was the beginning of the 1984 Overland Campaign between Gen. Robert E. Lee and Gen Ulysses S. Grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 4/5/2014

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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 SitesCameron's Depot Engagement "What news now?" - Charles Town WV

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On Sunday, August 21, 1864, as Sheridan marched to Halltown, Early attacked Sheridan’s mile-and-a Half long position on the hills here with Gen Robert E. Rodes’s infantry division. The fight lasted from about 9 A.M. until dusk.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/17/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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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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