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Image for Taneytown Meade’s Pipe Creek Plan - Taneytown MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTaneytown Meade’s Pipe Creek Plan - Taneytown 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: 4/12/2020

last visited: 5/2/2020

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In front of you is the Brockenbrough-Peyton House where fugitives John Wilkes Booth and David Herold accompanied by three former Confederate soldiers arrived about 2:30 pm April 24, 1865,

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMountain House Jackson's March - West Augusta, VA

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The Battle of McDowell began three miles to the southeast (near the intersection of Routes 629 and 716) when Confederates were fired upon by Union cavalry on May 7, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: never

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John Wilkes Booth; Escape of an Assassin; War on the Chesapeake Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/26/2009

last visited: 1/18/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDr. Samuel A, Mudd Home and Museum - Bryantown, Md.

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In the early morning hours of April 15, 1865, Lincoln Assassin John Wilkes Booth arrived at the home of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd seeking treatment for a broken leg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/16/2016

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDr. Samuel A. Mudd Treating an Assassin - Waldorf, MD

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This house was the home of Dr. Samuel Alexander Mudd and his wife, Sarah Frances Dyer. Early on the morning of April 15, 1865, John Wilkes Booth arrived here with a companion, David E. Herold, and asked Mudd to set Booth’s broken leg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

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Divided loyalties and ironies tore at Marylanders’ hearts throughout the Civil War: enslaved African-Americans and free United States Colored Troops;

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

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On November 13, 1864, here at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Dr. Samuel A. Mudd was introduced to John Wilkes Booth, the future assassin of President Abraham Lincoln.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

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A plaque about a black civil war hero.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: 3/21/2016

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEngagement at Westminster War at the Almshouse - Westminster MD

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On June 29, 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s infantry was in Pennsylvania, and Gen. J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry arrived here on the outskirts of Westminster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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With Robert E. Lee on the south side and Winfield Hancock on the north side, the North Anna River's Chesterfield bridge was a natural meeting point.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: never

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A Civil War Trail site located in Downtown Ellicott City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/30/2015

last visited: 5/30/2015

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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: 4/13/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDivided Loyalties The Neal Family - Westminster MD

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A block away, at what is now 71 East Main Street, stood the Abner Neal house. In August 1862, Federal soldiers arrested sixteen Westminster residents as Southern sympathizers and escorted them to Baltimore for questioning.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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During the Civil War, railroads for the first time attained strategic importance for transporting troops and equipment. On July 1, 1863, Gen. Herman Haupt, chief of U.S. Military Railroads, assumed control here of the Western Maryland Railroad to supply the army engaged at Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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A Civil War Trail site located near the Howard County Police Museum and the Howard County Visitor Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/30/2015

last visited: 6/11/2019

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A detachment of the 150th New York Infantry and 108 officers and men of the 1st Delaware Cavalry, including Capt. Charles Corbit’s Co. C, guarded the road junction and Western Maryland Railroad line at Westminster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Campaign Invasion & Retreat - Westminster 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: 4/13/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

Image for Divided Loyalties A U.S. Flag Goes South - Westminster MDview gallery

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During the Civil War, some Westminster families supported the Confederacy while others stood by the Union. Among the latter was Mary Ann “Mollie” Huber, who organized a dozen other like minded ladies into a sewing circle that met at her house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: 6/23/2019

Image for Aftermath of Battle Hospitals and Graves - Westminster, MDview gallery

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After the cavalry engagement here on June 29, 1863, Westminster’s citizens cared for dozens of wounded of both sides.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: 6/23/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEllicott City B & O Railroad Station Museum

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Ellicott City B&O Railroad Station Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/22/2006

last visited: 12/29/2015

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“God blessed our arms with victory at McDowell yesterday...” Major General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson to his wife Anna.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Beyond the ridge you are facing is Sitlington’s Hill. On the afternoon of May 8, 1862, Gen. Edward “Allegheny” Johnson directed two brigades of Confederate infantry to take position on the hill facing the Federals across Bull Pasture Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Learn about history as you stroll though rolling hills which were once deadly battlefields but are now decorated with interpretive and endless monuments, memorials and markers. Learn about local town cultural too as you tour the town square.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/13/2010

last visited: 4/20/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg National Military Park - Gettysburg PA

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Gettysburg National Military Park preserves and presents the history of the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, a turning point in the war between the states.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 6/1/2012

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