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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFairfax Museum and Visitor Center

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Located along 236 in Fairfax, VA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/26/2006

last visited: 10/26/2006

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAntietam National Battlefield - Sharpsburg, Maryland

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The Battle at Antietam was one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, resulting in more than 23,000 soldiers being killed or wounded.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/26/2008

last visited: 7/21/2017

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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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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: 9/24/2021

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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 SitesPoolesville-Warm Reception - Poolesville, MD

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Located at the intersection of the two main roads, mid-19th century Poolesville was Montgomery County’s second-largest town.

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 SitesBurkittsville-Houses of Worship Become Houses of Misery - Burkittsville, MD

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Union surgeons turned Burkittsville, a quiet rural village of some 200 people, into a hospital complex after the September 14, 1862, Battle of Crampton’s Gap.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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The Battle of South Mountain struck Crampton’s Gap late in the afternoon of September 14, 1862.

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 SitesGeorge Alfred Townsend-A Man and His Mountain - Burkittsville, MD

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None of the structures you see here in Crampton’s Gap existed during the battle on September 14, 1862. George Alfred Townsend constructed all the stone buildings and walls, as well as the Correspondents’ Arch, between 1884 and 1896.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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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.

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 Trail site at Flint Hill & Oakton Church of the Brethren.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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Located at the intersection of Hunter Mill Road and the Washington and Old Dominion Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/21/2021

last visited: never

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Located along the C & O canal this is a well preserved site for all historians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/3/2008

last visited: 4/15/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBeallsville Squabble at the cemetery: Whose flag flies today? - Beallsville MD

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On September 9, 1862, the running engagement between Illinois, Indiana, and Virginia cavalry units that began the day before in Poolesville continued in Beallsville when two Federal regiments forced the single regiment of Virginia cavalrymen posted here to flee to Barnesville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/22/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFreestone Point Earthworks - Woodbridge, Virginia

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Located at the trailhead to the Lee's Woods Trail within the Leesylvania State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/2/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRowser’s Ford-5,000 Confederate Cavalrymen Crossed - Poolesville, MD

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On June 24, 1863, Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, leaving 3,000 cavalrymen in Rectortown, Virginia, to monitor Federal activity, led three Confederate cavalry brigades to Haymarket.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Located on the west side of the American Legion along Center Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2021

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Dickerson 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: 3/20/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Campaign Invasion & Retreat - Dickerson 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: 3/12/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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On Saturday, September 6, 1862, the Army of Northern Virginia was spread along the entire length of Buckeystown Turnpike all the way to Frederick.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Marker recounting the movement of Gen Lee's armies into MD, culminating in the Battle of Antietam, the single bloodiest day in American history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2016

last visited: 5/6/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCamp Northwest-Jackson’s Huntersville Line - Minnehaha Springs WV

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Huntersville (three miles northwest of here) in January 1862. Camp Northwest became Confederate Col. William L. Jackson’s headquarters and a supply depot for the outposts under Jackson’s command.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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Located the parking lot of the Order of Red Men in South of Williamsport along State Route 68.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/21/2021

last visited: never

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On June 15, 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s second invasion of the North began here as 2,000 of Gen. Albert G. Jenkins’s infantrymen splashed across the Potomac River.

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 SitesGettysburg Campaign-Invasion & Retreat - Williamsport, 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: 3/10/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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