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Mark sites along the Civil War Discovery Trail as identified by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
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Image for Engagement at Great Cacapon-Struggle in the Snow -  Great Cacapon WVview gallery

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Before you is the village of Great Cacapon. After driving off the Federal garrison in Bath (present day Berkeley Springs) on January 4, 1862, Confederate Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson sought to tear up the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: never

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Dr. Allen C. Hammond constructed this Greek Revival-style house about 1838. During the Civil War, both sides used it periodically for a headquarters or a hospital. The war ruined Hammond, a strong Southern sympathizer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: never

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In December 1862, Union Gen. Benjamin F. Kelley stationed detachments of the 54th Pennsylvania and 1st West Virginia Infantry regiments here to guard and repair the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, a main supply route between the Ohio River and the national capital region.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: never

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Located along the C & O canal this is a well preserved site for all historians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/3/2008

last visited: 4/15/2012

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Confederate Gen. D. H. Hill’s division crossed the Potomac at Point of Rocks on September 4, 1862, and marched south to clear Union forces from the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 4/15/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRowser’s Ford-5,000 Confederate Cavalrymen Crossed - Poolesville, MD

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On June 24, 1863, Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, leaving 3,000 cavalrymen in Rectortown, Virginia, to monitor Federal activity, led three Confederate cavalry brigades to Haymarket.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 3/23/2012

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On September 9, 1862, the running engagement between Illinois, Indiana, and Virginia cavalry units that began the day before in Poolesville continued in Beallsville when two Federal regiments forced the single regiment of Virginia cavalrymen posted here to flee to Barnesville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/22/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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Here at Stumpy’s Hollow on the morning of July 2, 1861, Confederate Lieutenant Colonel J.E.B. Stuart captured a Union infantry company almost single-handedly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: never

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On the morning of July 2, 1861, Federal troops under General Robert Patterson crossed the Potomac River from Maryland and marched toward Martinsburg. Confederate Colonel Thomas J. Jackson’s command marched from Camp Stephens.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: never

Image for Burkittsville-Houses of Worship Become Houses of Misery - Burkittsville, MDview gallery

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Union surgeons turned Burkittsville, a quiet rural village of some 200 people, into a hospital complex after the September 14, 1862, Battle of Crampton’s Gap.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

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The Battle of South Mountain struck Crampton’s Gap late in the afternoon of September 14, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 8/5/2012

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None of the structures you see here in Crampton’s Gap existed during the battle on September 14, 1862. George Alfred Townsend constructed all the stone buildings and walls, as well as the Correspondents’ Arch, between 1884 and 1896.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 8/5/2012

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 8/5/2012

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Two side by side Civil War Discovery markers giving different aspects of history of Civil War in the Allegany County. Located in the Canal Place Heritage Area in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: never

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The Battle at Antietam was one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, resulting in more than 23,000 soldiers being killed or wounded.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/26/2008

last visited: 7/24/2016

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This marker is located at the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and Queen City Drive in the City of Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: never

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Civil Wars trail marker giving information about the role Cumberland, Maryland played during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: never

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

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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: 3/20/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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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: 3/12/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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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: never

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The Oakland Civil War Discovery Trail Marker is located at the restored Oakland Train Depot on East Liberty Street in the Town of Oakland, Garrett County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/10/2014

last visited: never

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On Saturday, September 6, 1862, the Army of Northern Virginia was spread along the entire length of Buckeystown Turnpike all the way to Frederick.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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This marker is located at Shriner's Hall - 13100 Ali Ghan Road NE in the City of Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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On April 26, 1863, during the Confederate occupation of Oakland, a detachment of Confederate Capt. John H. McNeill's partisan rangers attacked the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridge here over the Youghiogheny River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/19/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBarnesville “Before night our town changed hands five times!” - Barnesville MD

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On the evening of September 5, 1862, Gen. Wade Hampton’s and Gen. Fitzhugh Lee’s Confederate cavalry brigades bivouacked around Barnesville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/22/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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