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Goose Creek Bridge is an abandoned stone bridge in western Loudoun County that was the site of an artillery skirmish in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Perpetual Traveler

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2008

last visited: 8/28/2008

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGermanna Crossing

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Union troops crossed the Rapidan River at Germanna in pursuit of the Confederate army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 3/30/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStephenson's Depot Battlefield

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The battle that was fought here on June 15, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hhoke

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThird Battle of Winchester "One Moving Mass of Glittering Sabers - Stephenson VA

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On September 19, 1864, Union Gen. Philip H. Sheridan’s Army of the Shenandoah routed Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early’s Valley Army at the Third Battle of Winchester (also called Opequon) in the bloodiest and largest battle in the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPlumb House - Waynesboro, Virginia

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The Plumb House was built between 1802 and 1806, during the time of Thomas Jefferson's presidency. It was caught in the middle of the Battle of Waynesboro on March 2, 1865, when a small Confederate force under Jubal Early was defeated by Philip Sheridan's Union troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member macdonr

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2006

last visited: 6/10/2018

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Wilderness Battlefield

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The two most well-known generals of the Civil War met in battle for the first time at the Wilderness. It was the beginning of the 1984 Overland Campaign between Gen. Robert E. Lee and Gen Ulysses S. Grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 4/5/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCuster's First Last Stand A "Living Triangle" - Louisa VA

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Nearby stood Trevilian Station, south of which Confederate Gen. Wade Hampton had parked his wagon train on the evening of June 10, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCaptain George W. Stump "Stump's Battery" - Romney WV

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This is Hickory Grove, the home of Adam and Mary Stump and their son Capt. George W. Stump, who led a company of the 18th Virginia Cavalry during the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEngagement at Romney-Lew Wallace Storms the Bridge - Romney WV

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On the night of June 12, 1861, Col. Lewis Wallace led his 11th Indiana (Zouaves) Regiment from Cumberland, Maryland, by train across the Potomac River and into present-day West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFight at Bloomery Gap-A Futile Affair - Bloomery WV

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A militia brigade under Col. Jacob Sencendiver, 67th Virginia Militia, occupied Bloomery Gap to threaten the railroad and Union-occupied territory near the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMountain House Jackson's March - West Augusta, VA

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The Battle of McDowell began three miles to the southeast (near the intersection of Routes 629 and 716) when Confederates were fired upon by Union cavalry on May 7, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: never

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChancellorsville Battlefield

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Part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the battle that took place here in early May 1863 is regarded by some as Robert E. Lee's greatest victory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 4/25/2014

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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 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 SitesCameron's Depot Engagement "What news now?" - Charles Town WV

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On Sunday, August 21, 1864, as Sheridan marched to Halltown, Early attacked Sheridan’s mile-and-a Half long position on the hills here with Gen Robert E. Rodes’s infantry division. The fight lasted from about 9 A.M. until dusk.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/17/2020

last visited: never

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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 Premium Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/16/2007

last visited: 6/2/2020

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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

Image for Oatlands-Civil War Comes to Oatlands - Leesburg VAview gallery

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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: never

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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 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: never

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

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posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: never

Image for The Battle of McDowell McDowell Battlefield Trail - McDowell VAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of McDowell McDowell Battlefield Trail - McDowell VA

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“God blessed our arms with victory at McDowell yesterday...” Major General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson to his wife Anna.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of McDowell-Confederates Hold the High Ground - McDowell VA

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Beyond the ridge you are facing is Sitlington’s Hill. On the afternoon of May 8, 1862, Gen. Edward “Allegheny” Johnson directed two brigades of Confederate infantry to take position on the hill facing the Federals across Bull Pasture Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

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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