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Slate Mills in Rappahannock County, VA was used by both the Union and Confederate armies for reconnaissance. The road was used by troops retreating from Gettysburg and by Confederate soldiers headed to Bristoe Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/27/2013

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEngagement at Romney-Lew Wallace Storms the Bridge - Romney WV

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On the night of June 12, 1861, Col. Lewis Wallace led his 11th Indiana (Zouaves) Regiment from Cumberland, Maryland, by train across the Potomac River and into present-day West Virginia.

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 SitesCameron's Depot Engagement "What news now?" - Charles Town WV

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On Sunday, August 21, 1864, as Sheridan marched to Halltown, Early attacked Sheridan’s mile-and-a Half long position on the hills here with Gen Robert E. Rodes’s infantry division. The fight lasted from about 9 A.M. until dusk.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/17/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRutherford House-“Go in!” - Charles Town WV

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This house belonged to Thomas and Mary Rutherford in 1864, when a historic meeting occurred here on September 17 between Union Gens. Ulysses S. Grant and Philip H. Sheridan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/17/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWarrenton-Home of the "Gray Ghost" - Warrenton VA

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Although Warrenton was spared the ravages of major battles during the war, control of the town changed hands 67 times and many homes and churches housed soldiers or were used as hospitals.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrentmoor-Spilman-Mosby House - Warrenton VA

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John Singleton Mosby bought the house from Keith in 1875. Mosby gained fame during the Civil War for his daring exploits behind Union lines.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Greenback Raid-Mosby's Men Strike It Rich - Shenandoah Junction WV

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During the Civil War, this was Brown’s Shop Crossing on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. In October 1864, as Union Gen. Philip H. Sheridan’s army was beating Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early’s army in the Shenandoah Valley

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: never

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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 SitesCivil War Martinsburg-Focus of Contention - Martinsburg WV

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Martinsburg, strategically located on the Valley Turnpike, (present day U.S. Route 11) and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, was a major transportation center and the northern gateway to the Shenandoah Valley.

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 SitesBattle of James City-Opening Battle of the Bristoe Station Campaign - Leon VA

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On October 10, 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, anticipating an offensive that became known as the Bristoe Station Campaign, sent a division of Confederate horsemen led by Gen. J.E.B. Stuart north from Madison on a raid.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBerkeley Hotel-Railroad Raids Survivor - Martinsburg WV

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This is one of the last surviving antebellum buildings in the area. It was constructed shortly after the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad reached Martinsburg in 1842.

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 SitesBelle Boyd House-Home of a Spy - Martinsburg WV

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Isabelle “Belle” Boyd, the Confederate spy, lived here during part of her childhood.

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 SitesJackson at Harpers Ferry - Bolivar, WV

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A civil war trail discovery site in Bolivar, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/8/2018

last visited: 9/8/2018

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites“Gallant” Pelham’s Last Days-The Virginia House and Shackelford House - Culpeper VA

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Confederate cavalry chief Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and Maj. John Pelham, the commander of Stuart’s Horse Artillery, frequented the Virginia House Hotel and often visited the Shackelford family across the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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This house served as headquarters of General "Stonewall" Jackson during the early park of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign during the US Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/2/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCulpeper Court House (2)

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Two, side by side Civil War Trail signs located at the Culpeper, VA railroad station and visitor center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/29/2009

last visited: 1/18/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesOatlands-Civil War Comes to Oatlands - Leesburg VA

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As Confederate forces gathered to protect Leesburg, Elizabeth G. Carter, the widowed mistress of Oatlands, wrote in her journal on October 17, “Our troops falling back on Centerville -Mississippi Regt’s encamped at the Mill – Solders here all daY."

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 SitesBrandy Station Battlefield - Buford's Knoll

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The largest cavalry battle of the Civil War was fought at Brandy Station, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/17/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHarpers Ferry National Historical Park - Harpers Ferry, WV

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park IN West Virginia is a historic town in the metro DC area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 12/26/2017

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrandy Station Battlefield - St. James Church

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The largest cavalry battle of the Civil War was fought at Brandy Station, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle Of Brandy Station - Fleetwood Hill

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The largest cavalry battle was fought at Brandy Station. Fleetwood Hill was the site of Confederate headquarters and the fight for control seesawed back and forth.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2011

last visited: never

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The Graffiti House is named for the signatures, messages, and drawings that soldiers scrawled on the walls during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/11/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFountain Rock "Crows… will have to carry their provender with them" - Shepherdstown WV

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In 1864, the conduct of the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley, the “Breadbasket of the Confederacy” and an avenue of invasion, underwent significant change.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCedar Mountain

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Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson narrowly escaped defeat when his troops encountered an isolated Union division in the Battle of Cedar Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesShepherdstown, WV

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Another stop on the Maryland Campaigns Civil War Trail, this one describing the role of Shepherdstown as a hospital town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: 4/16/2017

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