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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEdinburg Mill - Edinburg, VA

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This flour mill was saved from "The Burning" during the US Civil War. The nearby Stony Creek was also used as a defensive measure in a separate battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/6/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMosby and Sneden

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Artist and mapmaker Union Pvt. Sneden was captured by Mosby's Rangers at Brandy Station and marched through Woodville, VA as a POW.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/28/2012

last visited: 7/10/2016

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStephenson's Depot Battlefield

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The battle that was fought here on June 15, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hhoke

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThird Battle of Winchester "One Moving Mass of Glittering Sabers - Stephenson VA

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On September 19, 1864, Union Gen. Philip H. Sheridan’s Army of the Shenandoah routed Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early’s Valley Army at the Third Battle of Winchester (also called Opequon) in the bloodiest and largest battle in the Shenandoah Valley.

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 SitesWillow Grove Mill

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Willow Grove Mill was a victim of the Union's infamous 'Burning' during the Valley Campaign of 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/23/2011

last visited: 7/25/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSlate Mills

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Slate Mills in Rappahannock County, VA was used by both the Union and Confederate armies for reconnaissance. The road was used by troops retreating from Gettysburg and by Confederate soldiers headed to Bristoe Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/27/2013

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWarrenton-Home of the "Gray Ghost" - Warrenton VA

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Although Warrenton was spared the ravages of major battles during the war, control of the town changed hands 67 times and many homes and churches housed soldiers or were used as hospitals.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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The White House Bridge takes its name from the small white building which can be seen today, located immediately west of the present-day bridge on US Hwy 211.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2008

last visited: 5/15/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMt. Jackson General Hospital, CSA Shenandoah at War - Mount Jackson VA

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In September 1861, the Confederate Medical Department built a large general hospital on this site because Mt. Jackson was the western terminus of the Manassas Gap Railroad, which provided access to northern Virginia battlefields.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrentmoor-Spilman-Mosby House - Warrenton VA

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John Singleton Mosby bought the house from Keith in 1875. Mosby gained fame during the Civil War for his daring exploits behind Union lines.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRude's Hill-Jackson at Rude’s Hill - New Market VA

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Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s small Confederate force went into a defensive position here after retiring from the battle at Kernstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRude’s Hill-Knoll of Refuge and Attack - New Market VA

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The spring of 1864 opened with United States forces pressing Confederate armies defending fronts scattered throughout the Confederacy. Union Gen. Franz Sigel was assigned the task of securing the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDuPont at Rude’s Hill “I had to depend entirely upon myself ... ” - New Market VA

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Here Capt. Henry DuPont, commanding B Battery, 5th U.S. Artillery, protected Union Gen. Franz Sigel’s defeated army as it retreated after the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Gap

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Gen. Stonewall Jackson announced his Army of the Valley had become the 2nd Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia on his march from the Shenandoah Valley east to Fredericksburg, VA where he joined Gen. R. E. Lee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCameron's Depot Engagement "What news now?" - Charles Town WV

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On Sunday, August 21, 1864, as Sheridan marched to Halltown, Early attacked Sheridan’s mile-and-a Half long position on the hills here with Gen Robert E. Rodes’s infantry division. The fight lasted from about 9 A.M. until dusk.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/17/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Bloody Cedars

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The 54th PA Infantry suffered devastating losses when they were cut down by Confederate fire on a cedar-covered hillside during the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 7/24/2020

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SWSW49.1 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Captain DuPont & Sergeant Burns

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Two Union soldiers were heroes during the Federal retreat at the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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SWSW49.2 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Woodson's Missouri Cavalry

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The Missouri Cavalry was put under the command of Capt. Woodson at the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: 10/12/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Bushong Farm

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The Bushong Farm was caught in the crossfire during the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: VMI Cadet Casualties

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The cadets from VMI paid a high price in their first battle -- one in four were killed or wounded on May 15, 1864 at New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Gravestones Of VMI Cadets

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The original tombstones of six VMI cadets who were killed during the Battle of New Market are on display outside the Hall of Valor Civil War Museum at the New Market Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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SWSW50.2 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Battle Of New Market

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The Battle of New Market of May 1864 is featured at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Shirley House

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Once the home of a Confederate veteran, the Shirley House is now headquarters of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRutherford House-“Go in!” - Charles Town WV

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This house belonged to Thomas and Mary Rutherford in 1864, when a historic meeting occurred here on September 17 between Union Gens. Ulysses S. Grant and Philip H. Sheridan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/17/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrandy Station Battlefield - Buford's Knoll

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The largest cavalry battle of the Civil War was fought at Brandy Station, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/17/2011

last visited: never

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