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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRose Hill Cemetery - Hagerstown, MD

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....North and South Reunited For Eternity Some of the Civil War notables buried here in Rose Hill Include:

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Cumberland Valley Railroad - Hagerstown, MD

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The F.R.R. connected Hagerstown to the Cumberland Valley Railroad (C.V.R.R.) which ran from Chambersburg to Harrisburg. Service began in 1841

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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Confederate General John McCausland met with town officials and the directors of the Hagerstown Bank in the court clerk's office to finalize payment of a $20,000 ransom levied in retaliation for Union destruction in the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTreatment of the Wounded - Hagerstown, MD

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The Rochester House stood on this site until its demolition in the mid-1950s. During the Civil War, it was the home of Mrs. Frances Howell Kennedy, widow of Dr. Howard Kennedy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Brevet Brigadier General George Bell, USA 1828 - 1907 George Bell was the son of William Duffield Bell, developer of South Prospect Street and editor of the Hagerstown Torchlight newspaper.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Hagerstonians in the Civil War Governor William T. Hamilton, 1820-1888-William T. Hamilton was born in Boonsboro. He attended the Hagerstown Academy and Jefferson College in Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesA City Divided - Hagerstown, MD

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The Hagerstown Mail offices were located on the second floor of this building during the Civil War

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: never

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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: 2/28/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTreatment of the Wounded - Hagerstown, MD

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Local Physician,Dr. Norman Bruce Scott, attended to Confederate and Federal wounded in the Franklin Hotel, which stood at this site during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Combat raged here in the town square and in adjoining city blocks for six hours on Monday, July 6, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Six days had passed since the Federals had failed in their first attempt to seize Hagerstown as they pursued Gen. Robert E. Lee's Confederate army retreating to Virginia after the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Markers with information about the First and Second Battles of Hagerstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/4/2014

last visited: 2/28/2015

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“Several others who were hidden in houses escaped by donning citizen’s clothing, and Private Anitpas H. Curtis (Company D), while so dressed, had the distinction of saluting General Lee in person.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMilitary Occupation - Hagerstown, MD

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During the Civil War, the Juniors' firehouse was used by the U.S. Army for various purposes and served as a field hospital to treat the wounded.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: 2/28/2015

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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: 5/2/2020

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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: 7/24/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMount Airy-Under the Barrels - Mount Airy, MD

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During the Civil War, Co. K, 14th New Jersey Infantry, guarded the railroad and National Road at Mount Airy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 5/2/2020

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On June 29, 1863, the Army of the Potomac's II Corps, commanded by Gen. Winfield S. Hancock, broke camp south of Frederick near the Monocacy River, marched into Frederick, and turned eastward on the road to Liberty (Libertytown).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 5/2/2020

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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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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 Premium Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/28/2007

last visited: 6/22/2016

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Natural Bridge has long been a favorite tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world. The Natural Bridge was visited by both Union and Confederate soliders while passing through the Blue Ridge province in Southern Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2008

last visited: 9/1/2019

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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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(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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMiddleburg Meade's Pipe Creek Plan - Keymar MD

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On June 29, 1863, Union Gen. George G. Meade ordered the Army of the Potomac to Pipe Creek to counter any move toward Washington or Baltimore by Gen. Robert E Lee's Army of Northern Virginia and to engage it in battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 5/2/2020

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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

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