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Bristoe Station was the stage of the climatic battle of the Bristoe Campaign in late 1863, Gen. Robert E. Lee's last offensive of the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/18/2012

last visited: never

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The Union and Confederate cavalries clashed at the crossroads in the race for Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRutherford House-“Go in!” - Charles Town WV

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This house belonged to Thomas and Mary Rutherford in 1864, when a historic meeting occurred here on September 17 between Union Gens. Ulysses S. Grant and Philip H. Sheridan.

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 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 SitesOatlands-Civil War Comes to Oatlands - Leesburg VA

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As Confederate forces gathered to protect Leesburg, Elizabeth G. Carter, the widowed mistress of Oatlands, wrote in her journal on October 17, “Our troops falling back on Centerville -Mississippi Regt’s encamped at the Mill – Solders here all daY."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/22/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesManassas Battlefield, Manassas VA.

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In the summer of 1861, enthusiastic volunteers in colorful uniforms gathered to fight the first major land battle of the war. Confident that their foes would turn and run, neither side anticipated the smoke, din and death of battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/16/2007

last visited: 6/2/2020

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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 SitesBrentsville Courthouse Historic Centre

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Although Brentsville, VA never saw any direct battle action, it suffered devastating damage from both the Confederate and Union armies during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/7/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJohn W. Mobberly - Purcellville, Virginia

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Located 500 feet within the entrance to Breaux Vineyards, there is a small space to pull off.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2021

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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWartime Manassas, On to Richmond, Manassas, VA

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VA Civil War Discovery Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Greenback Raid-Mosby's Men Strike It Rich - Shenandoah Junction WV

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During the Civil War, this was Brown’s Shop Crossing on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. In October 1864, as Union Gen. Philip H. Sheridan’s army was beating Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early’s army in the Shenandoah Valley

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Campaign Invasion & Retreat - Oakland, MD

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After stunning victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, Virginia, early in May 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee carried the war through Maryland, across the Mason and Dixon Line and into Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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The Oakland Civil War Discovery Trail Marker is located at the restored Oakland Train Depot on East Liberty Street in the Town of Oakland, Garrett County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/10/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrady's Crossing (Cresaptown) - Cresaptown, Maryland

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The Brady's Crossing CWDT Marker is located on Darrows Lane in the village of Cresaptown, Allegany County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: never

Image for Randolph County Jail-Confining the "Bogus State Sheriff" - Beverly WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRandolph County Jail-Confining the "Bogus State Sheriff" - Beverly WV

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Encountering Sheriff Jesse Frank Phares on the same mission for the town’s Union Garrison, Harding fired and wounded Phares as he fled back to Beverly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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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 SitesFort Alice-Railroad Bridge Destroyed - Oakland MD

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On April 26, 1863, during the Confederate occupation of Oakland, a detachment of Confederate Capt. John H. McNeill's partisan rangers attacked the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridge here over the Youghiogheny River.

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 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 SitesCivil War Martinsburg-Focus of Contention - Martinsburg WV

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Martinsburg, strategically located on the Valley Turnpike, (present day U.S. Route 11) and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, was a major transportation center and the northern gateway to the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJackson at Harpers Ferry - Bolivar, WV

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A civil war trail discovery site in Bolivar, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/8/2018

last visited: 9/8/2018

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBerkeley Hotel-Railroad Raids Survivor - Martinsburg WV

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This is one of the last surviving antebellum buildings in the area. It was constructed shortly after the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad reached Martinsburg in 1842.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBelle Boyd House-Home of a Spy - Martinsburg WV

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Isabelle “Belle” Boyd, the Confederate spy, lived here during part of her childhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLeesburg From Paradise to Peril - Leesburg, Virginia

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Marker describing the changing conditions in Leesburg during the Civil War located in small plaza next to Loudoun Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Leesburg, Virginia

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Marker giving history General Lee passing through this area and moving into Maryland during the Civil War. Marker located in small plaza adjacent to Loudoun Museum in Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

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