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Image for Stephenson's Depot Battlefieldview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStephenson's Depot Battlefield

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The battle that was fought here on June 15, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hhoke

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThird Battle of Winchester "One Moving Mass of Glittering Sabers - Stephenson VA

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On September 19, 1864, Union Gen. Philip H. Sheridan’s Army of the Shenandoah routed Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early’s Valley Army at the Third Battle of Winchester (also called Opequon) in the bloodiest and largest battle in the Shenandoah Valley.

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 SitesWillow Grove Mill

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Willow Grove Mill was a victim of the Union's infamous 'Burning' during the Valley Campaign of 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/23/2011

last visited: 7/25/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRude’s Hill-Knoll of Refuge and Attack - New Market VA

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The spring of 1864 opened with United States forces pressing Confederate armies defending fronts scattered throughout the Confederacy. Union Gen. Franz Sigel was assigned the task of securing the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRude's Hill-Jackson at Rude’s Hill - New Market VA

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Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s small Confederate force went into a defensive position here after retiring from the battle at Kernstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDuPont at Rude’s Hill “I had to depend entirely upon myself ... ” - New Market VA

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Here Capt. Henry DuPont, commanding B Battery, 5th U.S. Artillery, protected Union Gen. Franz Sigel’s defeated army as it retreated after the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSister Caroline

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Caroline Terry was born a slave and witnessed Union and Confederate encampments in Sperryville, VA during the Civil War. After her emancipation, she remained in the area and helped establish a church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWhitehouse

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The White House Bridge takes its name from the small white building which can be seen today, located immediately west of the present-day bridge on US Hwy 211.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2008

last visited: 5/15/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Bloody Cedars

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The 54th PA Infantry suffered devastating losses when they were cut down by Confederate fire on a cedar-covered hillside during the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Gap

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Gen. Stonewall Jackson announced his Army of the Valley had become the 2nd Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia on his march from the Shenandoah Valley east to Fredericksburg, VA where he joined Gen. R. E. Lee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Captain DuPont & Sergeant Burns

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Two Union soldiers were heroes during the Federal retreat at the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Woodson's Missouri Cavalry

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The Missouri Cavalry was put under the command of Capt. Woodson at the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: 10/12/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Bushong Farm

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The Bushong Farm was caught in the crossfire during the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

Image for New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: VMI Cadet Casualtiesview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: VMI Cadet Casualties

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The cadets from VMI paid a high price in their first battle -- one in four were killed or wounded on May 15, 1864 at New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Gravestones Of VMI Cadets

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The original tombstones of six VMI cadets who were killed during the Battle of New Market are on display outside the Hall of Valor Civil War Museum at the New Market Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Battle Of New Market

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The Battle of New Market of May 1864 is featured at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Shirley House

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Once the home of a Confederate veteran, the Shirley House is now headquarters of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: never

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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

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Artist and mapmaker Union Pvt. Sneden was captured by Mosby's Rangers at Brandy Station and marched through Woodville, VA as a POW.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/28/2012

last visited: 7/10/2016

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Moorefield-Running for the Hills - Moorefield WV

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Confederate Gen. John McCausland's cavalry brigade was camped in the fields in front of you on this side of the South Branch of the Potomac River

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGoose Creek Bridge

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Goose Creek Bridge is an abandoned stone bridge in western Loudoun County that was the site of an artillery skirmish in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Perpetual Traveler

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2008

last visited: 8/28/2008

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMoorefield Presbyterian Church Confederate Sanctuary - Moorefield WV

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The Rev. William V. Wilson, the minister, was an outspoken Confederate sympathizer as was his congregation, which was composed of Moorefield's prominent, wealthy residents. Many sons of the older congregants served in the county militia and in regular Confederate army units.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

Image for McMechen House-Confederate Headquarters - Moorefield WV 26836view gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMcMechen House-Confederate Headquarters - Moorefield WV 26836

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This house was constructed about 1853 for Samuel A. McMechen, merchant, father of five daughters and deacon of Moorefield Presbyterian Church up the street on your right.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

Image for Captain George W. Stump "Stump's Battery" - Romney WVview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCaptain George W. Stump "Stump's Battery" - Romney WV

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This is Hickory Grove, the home of Adam and Mary Stump and their son Capt. George W. Stump, who led a company of the 18th Virginia Cavalry during the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Moorefield-Where the Fighting Started - Old Fields WV

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The Confederate cavalry brigade of Gen. Bradley T. Johnson bivouacked in the fields to your left on August 7, 1864. Willow Wall (built ca. 1830), visible to your left down the road, was Johnson’s headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

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