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On June 29, 1863, Union Gen. George G. Meade ordered the Army of the Potomac to Pipe Creek to counter any move toward Washington or Baltimore by Gen. Robert E Lee's Army of Northern Virginia and to engage it in battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 5/2/2020

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Union Gen. John E. Reynolds was killed at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863 while directing his command along the Chambersburg Turnpike in the early fighting. His body was carried to a house in town

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2020

last visited: 5/2/2020

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On June 29, 1863, Union Gen. George G. Meade ordered the Army of the Potomac to Pipe Creek to counter any move toward Washington or Baltimore by Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and to engage the Confederates in battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2020

last visited: 5/2/2020

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That night, the exhausted men and horses, wrote a New York cavalryman, passed through “a small but beautiful village New Windsor. It was about 10 o’clock when we arrived there.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/8/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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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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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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At daybreak on June 30, 1863, Gen. J. E. B. Stuart arrived here from his bivouac at the Orendorff farm north of Westminster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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In 1863, brothers Andrew K. and William Shriver resided on either side of the Littlestown Turnpike here and likewise were divided in their loyalties, with William supporting the Confederacy and Andrew the Union.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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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: 4/12/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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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: 4/13/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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A block away, at what is now 71 East Main Street, stood the Abner Neal house. In August 1862, Federal soldiers arrested sixteen Westminster residents as Southern sympathizers and escorted them to Baltimore for questioning.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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During the Civil War, railroads for the first time attained strategic importance for transporting troops and equipment. On July 1, 1863, Gen. Herman Haupt, chief of U.S. Military Railroads, assumed control here of the Western Maryland Railroad to supply the army engaged at Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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On June 29, 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s infantry was in Pennsylvania, and Gen. J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry arrived here on the outskirts of Westminster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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A detachment of the 150th New York Infantry and 108 officers and men of the 1st Delaware Cavalry, including Capt. Charles Corbit’s Co. C, guarded the road junction and Western Maryland Railroad line at Westminster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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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: 4/13/2020

last visited: 5/3/2020

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During the Civil War, some Westminster families supported the Confederacy while others stood by the Union. Among the latter was Mary Ann “Mollie” Huber, who organized a dozen other like minded ladies into a sewing circle that met at her house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: 6/23/2019

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After the cavalry engagement here on June 29, 1863, Westminster’s citizens cared for dozens of wounded of both sides.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/13/2020

last visited: 6/23/2019

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Learn about history as you stroll though rolling hills which were once deadly battlefields but are now decorated with interpretive and endless monuments, memorials and markers. Learn about local town cultural too as you tour the town square.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/13/2010

last visited: 4/20/2019

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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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Gettysburg National Military Park preserves and presents the history of the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, a turning point in the war between the states.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 6/1/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Jenny Wade House - Gettysburg, PA

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This site is as it was in this house the only Civilian was killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. She was killed in the house's kitchen on the 3rd day of the battle: July 3, 1863. Along with her sister & mother, helped the Union by baking bread.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: 7/23/2017

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During the Civil War, Co. K, 14th New Jersey Infantry, guarded the railroad and National Road at Mount Airy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 5/2/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNorth Market Street "Now I shall see Cousin J." - Frederick MD

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On June 28, 1863, Union Gen. John F. Reynolds rode into Frederick to visit his cousin Catherine Reynolds Cramer and her sisters near the intersection of North Market and Second Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/19/2020

last visited: 6/1/2013

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This significant civil war house and contributing structure to the historic district is marked by the historical society and has been turned into a museum to teach about local cultural history with regards to the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/28/2011

last visited: 3/29/2015

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City hall was formerly the courthouse, at which several events related to the US Civil War occurred.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/7/2012

last visited: 6/1/2013

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