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This section of the cemetery is known as tne soldier cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEngagement at Great Cacapon-Struggle in the Snow - Great Cacapon WV

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Before you is the village of Great Cacapon. After driving off the Federal garrison in Bath (present day Berkeley Springs) on January 4, 1862, Confederate Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson sought to tear up the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCourt Square & Springhouse Temporary Prison Camp - Harrisonburg VA

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The courthouse occupied the northern portion while the jail, clerk’s office, and springhouse were in the southern section. Plank fences surrounded both yards. These enclosures occasionally were used as holding pens for prisoners during the conflict.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMcNeill’s Rangers “Hurah for McNeal” - Harrisonburg VA

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Harrisonburg is associated with the exploits of McNeill’s Rangers, a famous Confederate partisan unit. In 1862, John Hanson McNeill, a native of Hardy County in present-day West Virginia, recruited men for Co. E, 18th Virginia Cavalry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHartwood Church

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During the Civil War, Federal troops occupied and desecrated this church, but were subsequently captured by a Confederate squadron who surprised them while they slept.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/23/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHardesty-Higgins House Banks's Headquarters - Harrisonburg VA

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This was the home of Harrisonburg’s first mayor, Isaac Hardesty, an apothecary. Elected in 1849, Hardesty served until 1860. His Unionist sympathies compelled him to leave for Maryland after the Civil War began.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWarren-Sipe House Home and Hospital - Harrisonburg VA

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This was the home of Edward T.H. Warren, a Harrisonburg attorney. As a lieutenant in the Valley Guards, a Rockingham County militia company, Warren attended the trial and execution of John Brown

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHarrisonburg Female Academy

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This marker is part of the North Carolina Civil War Discovery Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites19th Century Backpacker -The Civil War Soldier - Middletown, MD

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An unnamed citizen of Frederick City said the following of the Confederates he had beheld marching through his hometown: “I have never seen a mass of such filthy strong-smelling men.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 7/15/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign-Lee Invades Maryland - Middletown, 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 7/15/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle at South Mountain-A Natural Barrier - Middletown, MD

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The Battle of South Mountain erupted on September 14, 1862, when elements of the Union army tried to drive the Confederate rear guard from Crampton’s, Fox’s, and Turner’s Gaps.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 7/15/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTurner's Gap - Boonsboro, MD

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Civil War Trails and other markers located at and near the South Mountain Inn dot the hillside in this Civil War town. Also home to the Washington Monument...the original one.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 12/8/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDarnestown-Confederate Visit - Darnestown, MD

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On June 25-27, 1863, the Federal Army of the Potomac used two temporary pontoon bridges to cross the Potomac River from Virginia back into Maryland at Edwards Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/19/2020

last visited: 7/4/2020

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Marker recounting the movement of Gen Lee's armies into MD, culminating in the Battle of Antietam, the single bloodiest day in American history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2016

last visited: 5/6/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChestnut Ridge Death of Ashby - Harrisonburg VA

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On June 6, 1862, the vanguard of Union Gen. John C. Frémont’s force, pursuing Confederate Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s army south up the Shenandoah Valley, reached this point near Harrisonburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Campaign and Boonsboro - Lee's Headquarters - Boonsboro, MD

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The two markers at this location within Boonsboro describe the travels of two of Lee's campaigns-the Antietam Campaign and the Gettysburg Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/19/2014

last visited: 7/16/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCouncil of War - Should We Attack? - Boonsboro, Maryland

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Civil War Discovery marker at Devil's Backbone County Park near Boonsboro, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCentral Maryland Heritage League - Middletown. MD

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The Maryland Civil War program has identified this structure as an official Trails site, marking it with interpretives, and making it as the second site on the Trails tour of this town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/19/2011

last visited: 7/15/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBuckeystown Park-Soldiers’ Shortcake - Buckeystown MD

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On the south end of this park, the road from Urbana to Buckeystown crossed the Monocacy River over a stone bridge. Some of the Confederate troops camped here on September 6, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWashington Monument State Park - Boonsboro, MD

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On the Appalachian Trail, deep in the woods of South Mountain lies the first memorial dedicated to George Washington in the United States and an important Maryland Civil War Trails historic site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 12/4/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMt. Ephraim Crossroads Sharpshooters Hold the Line - Dickerson, MD

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You are looking at Sugarloaf Mountain, where the running cavalry fight that began in the late afternoon on September 9, 1862, in Barnesville came to a halt.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWar in Grant County-Engagement at Johnson Run - Petersburg WV

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During the Civil War, loyal Unionist Home Guard companies patrolled Hardy County (now Grant County) to defend it against Confederate incursions.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/29/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Dickerson 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: 3/29/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWilliamsport-The Beginning and the End - Williamsport, MD

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Campaign-Invasion & Retreat - Williamsport, 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: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

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