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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 SitesEdwards Ferry-Strategic Crossing - Poolesville, MD

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Gen. Joseph Hooker’s 75,000-man, seven-corps Army of the Potomac crossed the Potomac River here, June 25-27, 1863, on the way to Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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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 SitesMosby’s Herndon Station Raid - Herndon, VA

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A information plaque on the raid of Herndon's train station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 6/12/2021

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Trails sign at station. Nurse Clara Barton played a role here as the wounded streamed in after the Second Battle of Manassas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: 4/30/2019

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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 SitesLee Chapel - Lexington, Virginia

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Lee Chapel is the final resting place of General Robert E. Lee and is located on the Campus of Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/31/2007

last visited: 10/23/2000

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGrove Farm at Antietam Battlefield - Sharpsburg MD

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President Lincoln visited Gen. George McClellan at Antietam Battlefield two weeks after the September 17, 1862, battle. The posted coordinates will take you to the historical marker for Grove Farm where they met.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: 7/6/2009

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Sharpsburg, 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: 4/12/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCamp Elkwater Gateway to the Tygart Valley - Huttonsville WV

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Following success at Rich Mountain in July 1861, Federal troops under Gen Joseph Reynolds built Camp Elkwater to deter Confederates from returning.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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Prior to the Civil War, Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson lived in this house on Washington Street in Lexington, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: 8/16/2009

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Virginia Civil War Trails marker on the grounds of St. Mary's Catholic church, Fairfax Station, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCamp Hopkins-Memorial to a Friend - Hedgesville WV

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In December 1862, Union Gen. Benjamin F. Kelley stationed detachments of the 54th Pennsylvania and 1st West Virginia Infantry regiments here to guard and repair the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, a main supply route between the Ohio River and the national capital region.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: 10/5/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAntietam Station - Sharpsburg MD

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Antietam Station, once known as Sharpsburg Station, was where many of the veterans and families came to town to visit the Cemetery and commemorate the 1862 Battle of Antietam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: 7/6/2009

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHammond House-Headquarters and Hospital - Hedgesville WV

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Dr. Allen C. Hammond constructed this Greek Revival-style house about 1838. During the Civil War, both sides used it periodically for a headquarters or a hospital. The war ruined Hammond, a strong Southern sympathizer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

Image for Ambush At Anker's Shop - Sterling, Virginiaview gallery

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Civil War site located in front of the Loudoun campus of Northern Virginia Community College

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery

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The Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery is the Final resting place of Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson and many of Lexington's most historic residents.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: 5/9/2012

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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 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 SitesBattle of Falling Waters-Stuart’s Surprise -

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Here at Stumpy’s Hollow on the morning of July 2, 1861, Confederate Lieutenant Colonel J.E.B. Stuart captured a Union infantry company almost single-handedly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

Image for Battle of Falling Waters Crockett-Porterfield House - Falling Waters WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Falling Waters Crockett-Porterfield House - Falling Waters WV

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On the morning of July 2, 1861, Federal troops under General Robert Patterson crossed the Potomac River from Maryland and marched toward Martinsburg. Confederate Colonel Thomas J. Jackson’s command marched from Camp Stephens.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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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 SitesPoint of Rocks-Confederates Capture Train - Point of Rocks MD

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In mid-June 1863, with rumors of a pending reinvasion of Maryland by Confederate forces, most Baltimore and Ohio trains stopped running past here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPoint of Rocks-Point of Rocks During the War - Point of Rocks MD

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The rail line immediately before you served as an important means of supply and communication during the Civil War (the station, and tracks to Washington, D.C., on the southern or right side of the station were built later).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWhite’s Ford-Crossing the Potomac - Dickerson MD

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A wing of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia commanded by Gen. James Longstreet, as well as part of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry, crossed into Maryland just south of here on September 5-6, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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