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Image for Village of McDowell-Battle of McDowell - McDowell VAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesVillage of McDowell-Battle of McDowell - McDowell VA

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Union troops camped in the fields south of here between April 17, 1862, and the Battle of McDowell on May 8. They deployed artillery, including “two twelve pounders [that] were planted on the plateau in the read of [the church].

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 Historic District

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Spotsylvania Court House is also known as the Crossroads of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/29/2012

last visited: 8/30/2000

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesZion Methodist Church - 1864 Overland Campaign

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Zion Methodist Church served as Confederate headquarters during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: never

Image for The Greenback Raid-Mosby's Men Strike It Rich - Shenandoah Junction WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Greenback Raid-Mosby's Men Strike It Rich - Shenandoah Junction WV

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During the Civil War, this was Brown’s Shop Crossing on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. In October 1864, as Union Gen. Philip H. Sheridan’s army was beating Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early’s army in the Shenandoah Valley

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLeesburg From Paradise to Peril - Leesburg, Virginia

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Marker describing the changing conditions in Leesburg during the Civil War located in small plaza next to Loudoun Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

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Marker giving history General Lee passing through this area and moving into Maryland during the Civil War. Marker located in small plaza adjacent to Loudoun Museum in Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

Image for Loudoun County Court Square - Leesburg, Virginiaview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLoudoun County Court Square - Leesburg, Virginia

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Marker giving insight into the Civil War in Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: 6/10/2017

Image for Town of Monterey-Headquarters Town - Monterey VAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTown of Monterey-Headquarters Town - Monterey VA

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Monterey was headquarters for Confederates during much of the 1861 Mountain Campaign and headquarters for Federals prior to the fighting at McDowell.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Site of Confederate encampment during the Civil War near Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/6/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJackson at Harpers Ferry - Bolivar, WV

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A civil war trail discovery site in Bolivar, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/8/2018

last visited: 9/8/2018

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Part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the battle that took place here was fought on December 13, 1862 and though a Confederate victory, it proved to be a hollow one.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2007

last visited: 5/24/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBall's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park - Leesburg, Virginia

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Park encompassing Civil War battlefield and national cemetery north of Leesburg, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

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Chatham, a plantation overlooking the Rappahannock River, served as Union headquarters and was visited by Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, and Walt Whitman.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2009

last visited: 3/25/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHarpers Ferry National Historical Park - Harpers Ferry, WV

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park IN West Virginia is a historic town in the metro DC area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 12/26/2017

Image for Civil War Martinsburg-Focus of Contention - Martinsburg WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCivil War Martinsburg-Focus of Contention - Martinsburg WV

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Martinsburg, strategically located on the Valley Turnpike, (present day U.S. Route 11) and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, was a major transportation center and the northern gateway to the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

Image for Fredericksburg City Dock, Union Artillery on Stafford Heightsview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFredericksburg City Dock, Union Artillery on Stafford Heights

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Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail, Fredericksburg City Dock, Union Artillery on Stafford Heights.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 10/22/2011

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Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail, Fredericksburg City Dock, Bridges and Biscuits.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 5/14/2019

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Fredericksburg City Dock ~ Contesting the Crossing

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 5/14/2019

Image for Berkeley Hotel-Railroad Raids Survivor - Martinsburg WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBerkeley Hotel-Railroad Raids Survivor - Martinsburg WV

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This is one of the last surviving antebellum buildings in the area. It was constructed shortly after the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad reached Martinsburg in 1842.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

Image for Belle Boyd House-Home of a Spy - Martinsburg WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBelle Boyd House-Home of a Spy - Martinsburg WV

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Isabelle “Belle” Boyd, the Confederate spy, lived here during part of her childhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMassaponax Church

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Union Gen. Grant and his staff held a conference in Massaponax Church after leaving the Spotsylvania Court House battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/3/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPotomac Creek Bridge

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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

Image for 1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Dickerson MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Dickerson MD

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Fresh from the victory at the Second Battle of Manassas General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac River on September 1-6, 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: 4/6/2020

last visited: 6/14/2015

Image for White’s Ferry Invasion or Liberation? - Dickerson MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWhite’s Ferry Invasion or Liberation? - Dickerson MD

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The serenity of the Maryland countryside was shattered on September 4-6, 1862, as 35,000 Confederate soldiers of the Army of Northern Virginia waded across the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 6/14/2015

Image for Gettysburg Campaign Invasion & Retreat - Dickerson MDview gallery

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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: 4/6/2020

last visited: 6/14/2015

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