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Fresh from the victory at the Second Battle of Manassas General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac River on September 1-6, 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: 4/6/2020

last visited: 6/14/2015

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The serenity of the Maryland countryside was shattered on September 4-6, 1862, as 35,000 Confederate soldiers of the Army of Northern Virginia waded across the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 6/14/2015

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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: 4/6/2020

last visited: 6/14/2015

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The Battle at Antietam was one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, resulting in more than 23,000 soldiers being killed or wounded.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/26/2008

last visited: 7/24/2016

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This marker is not in good shape. There are severe brown discoloration on the title and the picture. Hopefully this will be restored soon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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This Civil War Trail marker is in poor shape. There is a brown discoloration on three of its edges.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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Bristoe Station was the stage of the climatic battle of the Bristoe Campaign in late 1863, Gen. Robert E. Lee's last offensive of the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/18/2012

last visited: never

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This Civil War Trail marker is across the street from Cross Keys Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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Union surgeons turned Burkittsville, a quiet rural village of some 200 people, into a hospital complex after the September 14, 1862, Battle of Crampton’s Gap.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: never

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The Battle of South Mountain struck Crampton’s Gap late in the afternoon of September 14, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 8/5/2012

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None of the structures you see here in Crampton’s Gap existed during the battle on September 14, 1862. George Alfred Townsend constructed all the stone buildings and walls, as well as the Correspondents’ Arch, between 1884 and 1896.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 8/5/2012

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 8/5/2012

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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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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 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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Gen. Joseph Hooker’s 75,000-man, seven-corps Army of the Potomac crossed the Potomac River here, June 25-27, 1863, on the way to Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 4/15/2012

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In mid-June 1863, with rumors of a pending reinvasion of Maryland by Confederate forces, most Baltimore and Ohio trains stopped running past here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: never

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The rail line immediately before you served as an important means of supply and communication during the Civil War (the station, and tracks to Washington, D.C., on the southern or right side of the station were built later).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: never

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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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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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Site of the final battle of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862. The battlefield can be explored from public roads that run through the area. Markers mark the locations of some of the battle's major action.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Arby Geo

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/25/2006

last visited: 7/25/2020

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A wing of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia commanded by Gen. James Longstreet, as well as part of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry, crossed into Maryland just south of here on September 5-6, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 1/2/2021

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VA Civil War Discovery Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: never

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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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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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