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Mark sites along the Civil War Discovery Trail as identified by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
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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

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSpotsylvania Court House Battlefield

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On their way to Richmond, the troops of Union Gen. Grant and Confederate Gen. Lee met and clashed at Spotsylvania Court House for two weeks in May 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: 12/20/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChatham

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Chatham, a plantation overlooking the Rappahannock River, served as Union headquarters and was visited by Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, and Walt Whitman.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2009

last visited: 3/25/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrady's Crossing (Cresaptown) - Cresaptown, Maryland

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The Brady's Crossing CWDT Marker is located on Darrows Lane in the village of Cresaptown, Allegany County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFredericksburg Battlefield

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Part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the battle that took place here was fought on December 13, 1862 and though a Confederate victory, it proved to be a hollow one.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2007

last visited: 5/24/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFredericksburg City Dock, Union Artillery on Stafford Heights

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Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail, Fredericksburg City Dock, Union Artillery on Stafford Heights.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 10/22/2011

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Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail, Fredericksburg City Dock, Bridges and Biscuits.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 5/14/2019

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Fredericksburg City Dock ~ Contesting the Crossing

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 5/14/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRio Hill 1864 Skirmish George A. Custer Attacks a Confederate Winter Camp - Charlottesville VA

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In December 1863, Confederate troops established winter quarters here. The approximately 200 soldiers, under the command of Capt. Marcellus N. Moorman, were from Stuart’s Horse Artillery Battalion and were equipped with 16 cannons.

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 SitesRio Hill Artifacts Found at Rio Hill - Charlottesville VA

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Civil War relic collectors found Stuart’s winter camp and skirmish site (shaded area of map) long before the Rio Hill Shopping Center opened in 1989. Metal detectors were used to search the area and artifacts—bullets, buttons, belt and harness buckles, shell fragments, camp equipment and personal items—were found.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/23/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSpotsylvania Court House Historic District

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Spotsylvania Court House is also known as the Crossroads of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/29/2012

last visited: 8/30/2000

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCivil War In Allegany County - Cumberland, Maryland

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Two side by side Civil War Discovery markers giving different aspects of history of Civil War in the Allegany County. Located in the Canal Place Heritage Area in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort Ward

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The best preserved of the system of Union forts and batteries built to protect Washington, DC during the American Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/9/2006

last visited: 5/12/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMcNeill’s Raid - Cumberland, Maryland

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This marker is located at the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and Queen City Drive in the City of Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Roads to Gettysburg - New Market MD

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Late in June 1863, the Union Army of the Potomac pursued Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia as it invaded the North less than a year after the Antietam Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/19/2020

last visited: 5/2/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStrategic Center - Cumberland, Maryland

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Civil Wars trail marker giving information about the role Cumberland, Maryland played during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFolck's Mill - Cumberland, Maryland

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This marker is located at Shriner's Hall - 13100 Ali Ghan Road NE in the City of Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesZion Methodist Church - 1864 Overland Campaign

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Zion Methodist Church served as Confederate headquarters during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: never

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Aquia Landing was the site of one of the war’s earliest military engagements and became a major supply base for the Union army in three separate campaigns.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/31/2009

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCuster's First Last Stand A "Living Triangle" - Louisa VA

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Nearby stood Trevilian Station, south of which Confederate Gen. Wade Hampton had parked his wagon train on the evening of June 10, 1864.

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 SitesSlaughter Pen Farm - Fredericksburg, VA

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The area is known as the "Slaughter Pen Farm" because the soldiers advanced with little or no cover against strongly positioned Confederates on high ground (Prospect Hill) and sustained heavy casualties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/25/2011

last visited: 5/23/2011

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White Oak Church ~ "Seems to have belonged to some former age"

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 1/24/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCatoctin Iron Furnace-No Time For War - Thurmont MD

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When Union Gen. John F. Reynolds’ I Corps marched by here on June 29, 1863, en route to Emmitsburg and soon to Gettysburg, his men were progressing “swimmingly.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: 7/24/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLincoln Memorial - Washington, DC

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The Lincoln Memorial on the Mall honors President Abraham Lincoln.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 6/20/2017

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAlexandria National Cemetery - Alexandria, VA

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Alexandria National Cemetery is on the the first National Cemeteries that was started by the Federal Government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 6/30/2016

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