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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 Barnesville “... a bad night of it...” - Barnesville, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBarnesville “... a bad night of it...” - Barnesville, MD

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The advance of Union Gen. John F. Reynolds’ I Corps began slogging through Barnesville on the morning of Friday, June 26, 1863, having crossed the Potomac River the afternoon before and camped west of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/22/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDarnestown-Confederate Visit - Darnestown, MD

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On June 25-27, 1863, the Federal Army of the Potomac used two temporary pontoon bridges to cross the Potomac River from Virginia back into Maryland at Edwards Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/19/2020

last visited: 7/4/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSugarloaf Mountain A Signalman’s Lot - Stronghold MD

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You are at the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain, where on September 5-6, 1862, Union observers watched the Army of Northern Virginia cross the Potomac River to invade Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/22/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

Image for 1862 Antietam Campaign - Lee Invades Maryland - Falling Waters, WVview gallery

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Marker recounting the movement of Gen Lee's armies into MD, culminating in the Battle of Antietam, the single bloodiest day in American history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2016

last visited: 5/6/2019

Image for Randolph County Jail-Confining the "Bogus State Sheriff" - Beverly WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRandolph County Jail-Confining the "Bogus State Sheriff" - Beverly WV

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Encountering Sheriff Jesse Frank Phares on the same mission for the town’s Union Garrison, Harding fired and wounded Phares as he fled back to Beverly.

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 SitesCouncil of War - Should We Attack? - Boonsboro, Maryland

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Civil War Discovery marker at Devil's Backbone County Park near Boonsboro, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle at South Mountain-A Natural Barrier - Middletown, MD

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The Battle of South Mountain erupted on September 14, 1862, when elements of the Union army tried to drive the Confederate rear guard from Crampton’s, Fox’s, and Turner’s Gaps.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 7/15/2011

Image for 19th Century Backpacker -The Civil War Soldier -  Middletown, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites19th Century Backpacker -The Civil War Soldier - Middletown, MD

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An unnamed citizen of Frederick City said the following of the Confederates he had beheld marching through his hometown: “I have never seen a mass of such filthy strong-smelling men.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 7/15/2011

Image for 1862 Antietam Campaign-Lee Invades Maryland - Middletown, 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 7/15/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTurner's Gap - Boonsboro, MD

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Civil War Trails and other markers located at and near the South Mountain Inn dot the hillside in this Civil War town. Also home to the Washington Monument...the original one.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 12/8/2015

Image for Mt. Ephraim Crossroads Sharpshooters Hold the Line - Dickerson, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMt. Ephraim Crossroads Sharpshooters Hold the Line - Dickerson, MD

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You are looking at Sugarloaf Mountain, where the running cavalry fight that began in the late afternoon on September 9, 1862, in Barnesville came to a halt.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Dickerson 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: 3/29/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

Image for Gettysburg Campaign and Boonsboro - Lee's Headquarters - Boonsboro, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Campaign and Boonsboro - Lee's Headquarters - Boonsboro, MD

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The two markers at this location within Boonsboro describe the travels of two of Lee's campaigns-the Antietam Campaign and the Gettysburg Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/19/2014

last visited: 7/16/2020

Image for Williamsport-The Beginning and the End - Williamsport, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWilliamsport-The Beginning and the End - Williamsport, MD

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On June 15, 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s second invasion of the North began here as 2,000 of Gen. Albert G. Jenkins’s infantrymen splashed across the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

Image for Gettysburg Campaign-Invasion & Retreat - Williamsport, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Campaign-Invasion & Retreat - Williamsport, 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: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

Image for C & O Canal Aqueduct-Stonewall Changes Course - Williamsport, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesC & O Canal Aqueduct-Stonewall Changes Course - Williamsport, MD

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On September 10, 1862, Gen. Robert E. Lee ordered Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson and a detachment of 15,000 men, about two-thirds of the Army of Northern Virginia, to capture the Union garrison at Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

Image for Buckeystown Park-Soldiers’ Shortcake - Buckeystown MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBuckeystown Park-Soldiers’ Shortcake - Buckeystown MD

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On the south end of this park, the road from Urbana to Buckeystown crossed the Monocacy River over a stone bridge. Some of the Confederate troops camped here on September 6, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

Image for Central Maryland Heritage League - Middletown. MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCentral Maryland Heritage League - Middletown. MD

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The Maryland Civil War program has identified this structure as an official Trails site, marking it with interpretives, and making it as the second site on the Trails tour of this town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/19/2011

last visited: 7/15/2011

Image for Washington Monument State Park - Boonsboro, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWashington Monument State Park - Boonsboro, MD

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On the Appalachian Trail, deep in the woods of South Mountain lies the first memorial dedicated to George Washington in the United States and an important Maryland Civil War Trails historic site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 12/4/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCarmel Church ~ Gathering for North Anna

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With Robert E. Lee on the south side and Winfield Hancock on the north side, the North Anna River's Chesterfield bridge was a natural meeting point.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: never

Image for Vital Crossroads-Clear Springs in the Civil War - Clear Spring MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesVital Crossroads-Clear Springs in the Civil War - Clear Spring MD

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This was a lively Unionist community on the important National Road during the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/12/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort Ward

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The best preserved of the system of Union forts and batteries built to protect Washington, DC during the American Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/9/2006

last visited: 5/12/2019

Image for Gettysburg Campaign Invasion & Retreat -  Clear Spring MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Campaign Invasion & Retreat - Clear Spring 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: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMeade Takes Command - Frederick, MD

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Maj. Gen. George Meade received his notice to take over command of the Army of The Potomac near this marker at Prospect Hall. The Battle of Gettysburg was just days away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/13/2012

last visited: 6/1/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHyattstown Uninvited Guests - Clarksburg, MD

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The roadside village of Hyattstown became the front line when Confederate cavalry stationed to the north in Urbana clashed with Union cavalry reconnoitering from Clarksburg to the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: 5/9/2020

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