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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: 3/19/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLandon House-From Hospitality to Hospital - Frederick, MD

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Constructed in 1754 on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia, this building was reconstructed here in 1846 and became Landon Female Academy.

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 SitesThe Lost Order Shrouded in a Cloak of Mystery - Frederick MD

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On September 9, he promulgated his campaign strategy - to divide his army, send Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson to attack Harpers Ferry, and send Gen. James Longstreet toward Hagerstown - was described in Special Orders No. 191, seven copies of which were distributed to his senior subordinates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/8/2020

last visited: 6/12/2011

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

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Frederick 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: 4/8/2020

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMonocacy National Battlefield - Frederick MD

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The Battle of Monocacy on July 9, 1864, became known as the "Battle that Saved Washington, DC".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/14/2009

last visited: 6/27/2016

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesShielding the Army Where are the Confederates? - Williamsport MD

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The mountains provided Gen. Robert E. Lee with cover. As his army of 75,000 men and 272 pieces of artillery rumbled north through Washington County, the U.S. Army commander did not know his whereabouts because South Mountain, to the east, shielded the Confederates from observation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2020

last visited: never

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On Sunday, June 28, 1863, Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and an estimated 5,000 cavalrymen arrived in Rockville en route to Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 6/4/2010

Image for Battle of Funkstown - At Bay another Day - Funkstown MDview gallery

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The Confederate presence at Funkstown threatened any Union advance against Gen. Robert E. Lee’s position near Williamsport and the Potomac River as he retreated to Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: never

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Lee Chapel is the final resting place of General Robert E. Lee and is located on the Campus of Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/31/2007

last visited: 10/23/2000

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Prior to the Civil War, Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson lived in this house on Washington Street in Lexington, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: 8/16/2009

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One of many historical markers in downtown Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 7/7/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBeall-Dawson House - Rockville, MD

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One of many historical markers in downtown Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 7/7/2019

Image for 1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Frederick, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Frederick, 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: 3/20/2020

last visited: 5/24/2020

Image for Barbara Fritchie House “Shoot if you must this old gray head, but spare your country’s flag.” - Frederick, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBarbara Fritchie House “Shoot if you must this old gray head, but spare your country’s flag.” - Frederick, MD

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As the Confederate army marched through Frederick on September 10, 1862, feisty local Unionists—mostly women—showed their defiance by waving the Stars and Stripes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 5/24/2020

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The oldest building in town is this small wooden home built in the late 1700s. It was captured by general J. E. B. Stuart in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/28/2018

last visited: 7/7/2019

Image for B & O Railroad Station "No malice in my heart" - Frederick, MDview gallery

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At this intersection, President Abraham Lincoln spoke from a railroad car platform to Frederick residents assembled in the street on October 4, 1862

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 5/24/2020

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City hall was formerly the courthouse, at which several events related to the US Civil War occurred.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/7/2012

last visited: 6/1/2013

Image for Court House Square - "Burning with Enthusiasm" - Rockville, MDview gallery

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Plaque marking the arrival of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart to Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 10/20/2018

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The Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery is the Final resting place of Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson and many of Lexington's most historic residents.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: 5/9/2012

Image for Gen. Bradley T. Johnson A Visitor in His Own Hometown - Frederick MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGen. Bradley T. Johnson A Visitor in His Own Hometown - Frederick MD

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In June 1864, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee sent Gen. Jubal A. Early’s corps from Richmond battlefields to the Shenandoah Valley to counter Union Gen. David Hunter’s army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: 7/16/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGetttsburg Campaign - Rockville, MD

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One of many historical markers in downtown Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 5/30/2011

Image for Hospitals in Frederick Caring for the Wounded - Frederick MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHospitals in Frederick Caring for the Wounded - Frederick MD

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In this building, soldiers who died in one of the many area hospitals following the battles of South Mountain, Antietam, Gettysburg, and Monocacy were embalmed and prepared for interment at nearby Mount Olivet Cemetery or for shipment home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 5/24/2020

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

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Frederick 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: 4/6/2020

last visited: 5/24/2020

Image for North Market Street "Now I shall see Cousin J." - Frederick MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNorth Market Street "Now I shall see Cousin J." - Frederick MD

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On June 28, 1863, Union Gen. John F. Reynolds rode into Frederick to visit his cousin Catherine Reynolds Cramer and her sisters near the intersection of North Market and Second Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/19/2020

last visited: 6/1/2013

Image for Port Royal Booth Turned Away - Port Royal VAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPort Royal Booth Turned Away - Port Royal VA

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In front of you is the Brockenbrough-Peyton House where fugitives John Wilkes Booth and David Herold accompanied by three former Confederate soldiers arrived about 2:30 pm April 24, 1865,

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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