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Mark sites along the Civil War Discovery Trail as identified by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEdwards Ferry-Strategic Crossing - Poolesville, MD

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Gen. Joseph Hooker’s 75,000-man, seven-corps Army of the Potomac crossed the Potomac River here, June 25-27, 1863, on the way to Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 4/15/2012

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Some of the old homes Gen. Grant and the Union army passed in 1864 as they moved south to Guinea Station, are still standing.

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 SitesSlaughter Pen Farm - Fredericksburg, VA

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The area is known as the "Slaughter Pen Farm" because the soldiers advanced with little or no cover against strongly positioned Confederates on high ground (Prospect Hill) and sustained heavy casualties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/25/2011

last visited: 5/23/2011

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A information plaque on the raid of Herndon's train station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 2/7/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFairfax Station ~ "The Angel of The Battlefield"

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Trails sign at station. Nurse Clara Barton played a role here as the wounded streamed in after the Second Battle of Manassas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: 4/30/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFountain Rock "Crows… will have to carry their provender with them" - Shepherdstown WV

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In 1864, the conduct of the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley, the “Breadbasket of the Confederacy” and an avenue of invasion, underwent significant change.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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A Virginia Civil War Trails site located on U.S. 1 in Dumfries, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/22/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Civil War Trails marker on the grounds of St. Mary's Catholic church, Fairfax Station, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesA.P. Hill’s March “Not a moment too soon” - Bakerton WV

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About two o’clock in the afternoon of September 17, 1862, Confederate Gen. A.P. Hill’s 3,000-man division began crossing the Potomac River at Boteler’s Ford

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War site located in front of the Loudoun campus of Northern Virginia Community College

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesShepherdstown, WV

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Another stop on the Maryland Campaigns Civil War Trail, this one describing the role of Shepherdstown as a hospital town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: 4/16/2017

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White Oak Church ~ "Seems to have belonged to some former age"

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 1/24/2015

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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 SitesConfederate Winter CampsFighting Boredom and Disease - Woodbridge VA

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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: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrady's Crossing (Cresaptown) - Cresaptown, Maryland

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The Brady's Crossing CWDT Marker is located on Darrows Lane in the village of Cresaptown, Allegany County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: never

Image for White’s Ford-Crossing the Potomac - Dickerson MDview gallery

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A wing of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia commanded by Gen. James Longstreet, as well as part of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry, crossed into Maryland just south of here on September 5-6, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: never

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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 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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGrove Farm at Antietam Battlefield - Sharpsburg MD

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President Lincoln visited Gen. George McClellan at Antietam Battlefield two weeks after the September 17, 1862, battle. The posted coordinates will take you to the historical marker for Grove Farm where they met.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: 7/6/2009

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Sharpsburg, 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: 4/12/2020

last visited: never

Image for Point of Rocks-Confederates Capture Train - Point of Rocks MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPoint of Rocks-Confederates Capture Train - Point of Rocks MD

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In mid-June 1863, with rumors of a pending reinvasion of Maryland by Confederate forces, most Baltimore and Ohio trains stopped running past here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: never

Image for Point of Rocks-Point of Rocks During the War  - Point of Rocks MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPoint of Rocks-Point of Rocks During the War - Point of Rocks MD

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The rail line immediately before you served as an important means of supply and communication during the Civil War (the station, and tracks to Washington, D.C., on the southern or right side of the station were built later).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAntietam Station - Sharpsburg MD

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Antietam Station, once known as Sharpsburg Station, was where many of the veterans and families came to town to visit the Cemetery and commemorate the 1862 Battle of Antietam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: 7/6/2009

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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: 5/21/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGuinea Station - Woodford, Virginia

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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: 5/15/2019

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