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Mark sites along the Civil War Discovery Trail as identified by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
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The Union and Confederate cavalries clashed at the crossroads in the race for Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2012

last visited: never

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A Virginia Civil War Trails site located on U.S. 1 in Dumfries, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/22/2011

last visited: never

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On Sunday, June 28, 1863, Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and an estimated 5,000 cavalrymen arrived in Rockville en route to Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 6/4/2010

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After the Confederate victory at Ball’s Bluff in October 1861, the Union and Confederate armies settled into winter camps between Washington and Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: never

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When Union Gen. John F. Reynolds’ I Corps marched by here on June 29, 1863, en route to Emmitsburg and soon to Gettysburg, his men were progressing “swimmingly.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: 7/24/2011

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Late in June 1863, the Union Army of the Potomac pursued Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia as it invaded the North less than a year after the Antietam Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/19/2020

last visited: 5/2/2020

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Nearby stood Trevilian Station, south of which Confederate Gen. Wade Hampton had parked his wagon train on the evening of June 10, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: never

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One of many historical markers in downtown Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 7/7/2019

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One of many historical markers in downtown Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 7/7/2019

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The oldest building in town is this small wooden home built in the late 1700s. It was captured by general J. E. B. Stuart in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/28/2018

last visited: 7/7/2019

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Plaque marking the arrival of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart to Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 10/20/2018

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One of many historical markers in downtown Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 5/30/2011

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On their way to Richmond, the troops of Union Gen. Grant and Confederate Gen. Lee met and clashed at Spotsylvania Court House for two weeks in May 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: 12/20/2014

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The Plumb House was built between 1802 and 1806, during the time of Thomas Jefferson's presidency. It was caught in the middle of the Battle of Waynesboro on March 2, 1865, when a small Confederate force under Jubal Early was defeated by Philip Sheridan's Union troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member macdonr

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2006

last visited: 6/10/2018

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During the Civil War, the rail bridge served as a vital supply line to both Union and Confederate armies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2009

last visited: 5/14/2019

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Chatham, a plantation overlooking the Rappahannock River, served as Union headquarters and was visited by Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, and Walt Whitman.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2009

last visited: 3/25/2012

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Part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the battle that took place here was fought on December 13, 1862 and though a Confederate victory, it proved to be a hollow one.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2007

last visited: 5/24/2014

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Spotsylvania Court House is also known as the Crossroads of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/29/2012

last visited: 8/30/2000

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Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail, Fredericksburg City Dock, Union Artillery on Stafford Heights.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 10/22/2011

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Virginia Civil War Discovery Trail, Fredericksburg City Dock, Bridges and Biscuits.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 5/14/2019

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Fredericksburg City Dock ~ Contesting the Crossing

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 5/14/2019

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Zion Methodist Church served as Confederate headquarters during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2011

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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The best preserved of the system of Union forts and batteries built to protect Washington, DC during the American Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/9/2006

last visited: 5/12/2019

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On June 29, 1863, the Army of the Potomac's II Corps, commanded by Gen. Winfield S. Hancock, broke camp south of Frederick near the Monocacy River, marched into Frederick, and turned eastward on the road to Liberty (Libertytown).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 5/2/2020

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