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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFisher's Hill Battlefield

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Site of the 1864 battle between Union General Philip Sheridan and Confederate General Jubal Early. This is a self-guided walking tour (about 1/2 hour) in the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Arby Geo

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/25/2006

last visited: never

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NENE38.1 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Belle Boyd

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As the Confederate army advanced on Front Royal, Belle Boyd, a Confederate spy, informed them that the Union force in Front Royal was very small.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: 7/24/2020

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SWSW38.3 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWoodbine Cemetery

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This section of the cemetery is known as tne soldier cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: 7/23/2020

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SWSW38.6 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCourt Square & Springhouse Temporary Prison Camp - Harrisonburg VA

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The courthouse occupied the northern portion while the jail, clerk’s office, and springhouse were in the southern section. Plank fences surrounded both yards. These enclosures occasionally were used as holding pens for prisoners during the conflict.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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SWSW38.8 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMcNeill’s Rangers “Hurah for McNeal” - Harrisonburg VA

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Harrisonburg is associated with the exploits of McNeill’s Rangers, a famous Confederate partisan unit. In 1862, John Hanson McNeill, a native of Hardy County in present-day West Virginia, recruited men for Co. E, 18th Virginia Cavalry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHardesty-Higgins House Banks's Headquarters - Harrisonburg VA

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This was the home of Harrisonburg’s first mayor, Isaac Hardesty, an apothecary. Elected in 1849, Hardesty served until 1860. His Unionist sympathies compelled him to leave for Maryland after the Civil War began.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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SWSW38.9 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWarren-Sipe House Home and Hospital - Harrisonburg VA

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This was the home of Edward T.H. Warren, a Harrisonburg attorney. As a lieutenant in the Valley Guards, a Rockingham County militia company, Warren attended the trial and execution of John Brown

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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This marker is part of the North Carolina Civil War Discovery Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCivil War Strasburg-Strategic Intersection - Strasburg VA

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The railroad tracks before you follow the route of the Manassas Gap Railroad, which reached Strasburg from Washington, D.C., in 1854. The line was a vital link between the Shenandoah Valley and eastern markets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/22/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Prospect Hill Cemetery

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Prospect Hill provided a good view of the town for the Confederates as the Battle of Front Royal commenced.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: 4/20/2015

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NENE40.1 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Warren County Courthouse

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Fighting grew hot in the streets, building to building, and the 1st MD CSA took control of the courthouse from the 1st MD USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: 7/24/2020

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NENE40.1 km

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Chester Gap was an important pass through the Blue Ridge Mountains for both the Union and Confederate armies to move troops and supplies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/4/2012

last visited: never

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SWSW40.2 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChestnut Ridge Death of Ashby - Harrisonburg VA

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On June 6, 1862, the vanguard of Union Gen. John C. Frémont’s force, pursuing Confederate Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s army south up the Shenandoah Valley, reached this point near Harrisonburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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NENE40.2 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal

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The Front Royal Visitors Center is the starting point for the Battle of Front Royal Driving Tour that follows Gen. Stonewall Jackson and his Confederate troops through town as they defeated Union forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: 7/24/2020

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NENE40.6 km

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Bel Air was the home of Lucy Buck who kept a diary of the action she witnessed during the Battle of Front Royal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: 7/24/2020

Image for Hupp's Hill The Battle of Hupp's Hill or Stickley's Farm - Strasburg VAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHupp's Hill The Battle of Hupp's Hill or Stickley's Farm - Strasburg VA

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Early and his staff reached the crest of Hupp's Hill where they could plainly see the camps of Col. Joseph Thoburn's Division of Gen. George Crook's 8th Federal Corps in the fields to the east across Cedar Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/25/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of James City-Opening Battle of the Bristoe Station Campaign - Leon VA

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On October 10, 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, anticipating an offensive that became known as the Bristoe Station Campaign, sent a division of Confederate horsemen led by Gen. J.E.B. Stuart north from Madison on a raid.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Rose Hill

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The advancing Confederate army was brought to a halt when fired upon by Union artillery from a nearby hill. Rose Hill was a home caught in the middle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: 7/24/2020

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NENE41.5 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Richardson's Hill

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Union Col. Kenly made a last stand to hold Front Royal against Confederate Gen. Jackson's advancing troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/1/2012

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: The Bridges

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The Union army retreated across the Shenandoah River and attempted to burn the bridges behind them to slow the Confederate pursuit during the Battle of Front Royal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/1/2012

last visited: 7/24/2020

Image for Valley Turnpike at Cedar Creek-Cedar Creek Stragetic Crossing-Strasburg, VAview gallery

NENE42.3 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesValley Turnpike at Cedar Creek-Cedar Creek Stragetic Crossing-Strasburg, VA

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Virginia Civil War Trail sign located on US 11 near Strasburg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Guard Hill

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After being chased across the Shenandoah River by the Confederate army during the Battle of Front Royal, the Federals attempted to cover their retreat and slow down the pursuit from a position overlooking the river at Guard Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/2/2012

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Cross Keys

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This marker is not in good shape. There are severe brown discoloration on the title and the picture. Hopefully this will be restored soon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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This Civil War Trail marker is in poor shape. There is a brown discoloration on three of its edges.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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SWSW43.9 km

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This Civil War Trail marker is across the street from Cross Keys Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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