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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 The Jenny Wade House - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Jenny Wade House - Gettysburg, PA

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This site is as it was in this house the only Civilian was killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. She was killed in the house's kitchen on the 3rd day of the battle: July 3, 1863. Along with her sister & mother, helped the Union by baking bread.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: 7/23/2017

Image for General Lee's Headquarters - Gettysburg PAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGeneral Lee's Headquarters - Gettysburg PA

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This museum is the stone house used as CSA Gen. Robert E. Lee personal headquarters during the battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 7/28/2014

Image for The Shriver House - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Shriver House - Gettysburg, PA

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This significant civil war house and contributing structure to the historic district is marked by the historical society and has been turned into a museum to teach about local cultural history with regards to the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/28/2011

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDavid Wills House - Gettysburg PA

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President Abraham Lincoln stayed in the home of David Wills when he visited Gettysburg to deliver his Gettysburg Address.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2009

last visited: 4/20/2019

Image for Union Mills "Shining lights" - Union Mills, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesUnion Mills "Shining lights" - Union Mills, MD

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At daybreak on June 30, 1863, Gen. J. E. B. Stuart arrived here from his bivouac at the Orendorff farm north of Westminster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

Image for Defiance at Union Mills "I'm a Union man!" - Union Mills, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDefiance at Union Mills "I'm a Union man!" - Union Mills, MD

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In 1863, brothers Andrew K. and William Shriver resided on either side of the Littlestown Turnpike here and likewise were divided in their loyalties, with William supporting the Confederacy and Andrew the Union.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

Image for Gettysburg Campaign Invasion and Retreat - Union Mills, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Campaign Invasion and Retreat - Union Mills, 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: 4/12/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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

Image for Manchester-Meade's Pipe Creek Plan  - Manchester, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesManchester-Meade's Pipe Creek Plan - Manchester, MD

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On June 29, 1863, Union Gen. George G. Meade ordered the Army of the Potomac to Pipe Creek to counter any move toward Washington or Baltimore by Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and to engage the Confederates in battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStratford Hall

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The Stratford Plantation on the Potomac River in the Northern Neck of Virginia was the birthplace of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/9/2013

last visited: 10/25/2019

Image for Yellow Tavernview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesYellow Tavern

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A civil war site dedicated to the Battle of Yellow Tavern and J.E.B. Stuart who was mortally wounded near this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/14/2009

last visited: 4/14/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPolegreen Church

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This marker describes the fate Polegreen Church as Lee and Grant positioned their troops for the upcoming Battle of Cold Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/7/2009

last visited: never

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