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Mark sites along the Civil War Discovery Trail as identified by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
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This Civil War Trail marker is in poor shape. There is a brown discoloration on three of its edges.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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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

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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

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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

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This Civil War Trail marker is across the street from Cross Keys Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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Site of the final battle of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862. The battlefield can be explored from public roads that run through the area. Markers mark the locations of some of the battle's major action.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Arby Geo

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/25/2006

last visited: 7/25/2020

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A Virginia Civil War Trails site located on U.S. 1 in Dumfries, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/22/2011

last visited: never

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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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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 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

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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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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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The troops of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and Union Gen. Joseph Hooker clashed in these fields on May 1, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/13/2010

last visited: 6/9/2014

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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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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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After the Confederate victory at Ball’s Bluff in October 1861, the Union and Confederate armies settled into winter camps between Washington and Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: never

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The Union and Confederate cavalries clashed at the crossroads in the race for Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2012

last visited: never

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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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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

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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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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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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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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

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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 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

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