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Image for “Gallant” Pelham’s Last Days-The Virginia House and Shackelford House - Culpeper VAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites“Gallant” Pelham’s Last Days-The Virginia House and Shackelford House - Culpeper VA

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Confederate cavalry chief Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and Maj. John Pelham, the commander of Stuart’s Horse Artillery, frequented the Virginia House Hotel and often visited the Shackelford family across the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

Image for Oatlands-Civil War Comes to Oatlands - Leesburg VAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesOatlands-Civil War Comes to Oatlands - Leesburg VA

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As Confederate forces gathered to protect Leesburg, Elizabeth G. Carter, the widowed mistress of Oatlands, wrote in her journal on October 17, “Our troops falling back on Centerville -Mississippi Regt’s encamped at the Mill – Solders here all daY."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/22/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCulpeper Court House (2)

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Two, side by side Civil War Trail signs located at the Culpeper, VA railroad station and visitor center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/29/2009

last visited: 1/18/2014

Image for Brandy Station Battlefield - St. James Churchview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrandy Station Battlefield - St. James Church

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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: 7/6/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle Of Brandy Station - Fleetwood Hill

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The largest cavalry battle was fought at Brandy Station. Fleetwood Hill was the site of Confederate headquarters and the fight for control seesawed back and forth.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2011

last visited: never

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The Graffiti House is named for the signatures, messages, and drawings that soldiers scrawled on the walls during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/11/2012

last visited: never

Image for Battle of James City-Opening Battle of the Bristoe Station Campaign - Leon VAview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of James City-Opening Battle of the Bristoe Station Campaign - Leon VA

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On October 10, 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, anticipating an offensive that became known as the Bristoe Station Campaign, sent a division of Confederate horsemen led by Gen. J.E.B. Stuart north from Madison on a raid.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRappahannock Station

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The Union army captured a strategic railroad crossing at the Rappahannock River in late 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: never

Image for Fight at Bloomery Gap-A Futile Affair - Bloomery WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFight at Bloomery Gap-A Futile Affair - Bloomery WV

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A militia brigade under Col. Jacob Sencendiver, 67th Virginia Militia, occupied Bloomery Gap to threaten the railroad and Union-occupied territory near the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

Image for The Greenback Raid-Mosby's Men Strike It Rich - Shenandoah Junction WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Greenback Raid-Mosby's Men Strike It Rich - Shenandoah Junction WV

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During the Civil War, this was Brown’s Shop Crossing on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. In October 1864, as Union Gen. Philip H. Sheridan’s army was beating Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early’s army in the Shenandoah Valley

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCedar Mountain

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Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson narrowly escaped defeat when his troops encountered an isolated Union division in the Battle of Cedar Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2012

last visited: never

Image for Jackson at Harpers Ferry - Bolivar, WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJackson at Harpers Ferry - Bolivar, WV

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A civil war trail discovery site in Bolivar, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/8/2018

last visited: 9/8/2018

Image for Leesburg From Paradise to Peril - Leesburg, Virginiaview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLeesburg From Paradise to Peril - Leesburg, Virginia

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Marker describing the changing conditions in Leesburg during the Civil War located in small plaza next to Loudoun Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

Image for 1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Leesburg, Virginiaview gallery

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Marker giving history General Lee passing through this area and moving into Maryland during the Civil War. Marker located in small plaza adjacent to Loudoun Museum in Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

Image for Loudoun County Court Square - Leesburg, Virginiaview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLoudoun County Court Square - Leesburg, Virginia

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Marker giving insight into the Civil War in Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: 6/10/2017

Image for Swann's Castle - Leesburg, Virginiaview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSwann's Castle - Leesburg, Virginia

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Site of Confederate encampment during the Civil War near Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/6/2014

last visited: never

Image for Manassas Battlefield, Manassas VA.view gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesManassas Battlefield, Manassas VA.

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In the summer of 1861, enthusiastic volunteers in colorful uniforms gathered to fight the first major land battle of the war. Confident that their foes would turn and run, neither side anticipated the smoke, din and death of battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/16/2007

last visited: 6/2/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Bristoe Station

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Bristoe Station was the stage of the climatic battle of the Bristoe Campaign in late 1863, Gen. Robert E. Lee's last offensive of the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/18/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesKelly's Ford ~ Cavalry and Coffee

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Kelly's Ford was a strategic crossing location of the Rappahannock during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/2/2011

last visited: 6/2/2011

Image for Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - Harpers Ferry, WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHarpers Ferry National Historical Park - Harpers Ferry, WV

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park IN West Virginia is a historic town in the metro DC area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 12/26/2017

Image for Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park - Leesburg, Virginiaview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBall's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park - Leesburg, Virginia

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Park encompassing Civil War battlefield and national cemetery north of Leesburg, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

Image for Civil War Martinsburg-Focus of Contention - Martinsburg WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCivil War Martinsburg-Focus of Contention - Martinsburg WV

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Martinsburg, strategically located on the Valley Turnpike, (present day U.S. Route 11) and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, was a major transportation center and the northern gateway to the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

Image for Berkeley Hotel-Railroad Raids Survivor - Martinsburg WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBerkeley Hotel-Railroad Raids Survivor - Martinsburg WV

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This is one of the last surviving antebellum buildings in the area. It was constructed shortly after the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad reached Martinsburg in 1842.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

Image for Belle Boyd House-Home of a Spy - Martinsburg WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBelle Boyd House-Home of a Spy - Martinsburg WV

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Isabelle “Belle” Boyd, the Confederate spy, lived here during part of her childhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

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

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Dickerson MD

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Fresh from the victory at the Second Battle of Manassas General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac River on September 1-6, 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: 6/14/2015

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