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Mark sites along the Civil War Discovery Trail as identified by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
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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 Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/29/2009

last visited: 1/18/2014

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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 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 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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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 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 SitesRappahannock Station

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The Union army captured a strategic railroad crossing at the Rappahannock River in late 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesKelly's Ford ~ Cavalry and Coffee

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Kelly's Ford was a strategic crossing location of the Rappahannock during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/2/2011

last visited: 6/2/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGermanna Crossing

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Union troops crossed the Rapidan River at Germanna in pursuit of the Confederate army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 3/30/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle Of Mine Run

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Gen. Meade's Federal troops and Gen. Lee's Confederate army clashed at Mine Run in Orange County, Virginia in the winter of 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2011

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: 1/18/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSlate Mills

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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 SitesThe Wilderness Battlefield

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The two most well-known generals of the Civil War met in battle for the first time at the Wilderness. It was the beginning of the 1984 Overland Campaign between Gen. Robert E. Lee and Gen Ulysses S. Grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 4/5/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTown of Orange

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Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and 45,000 men set up winter encampment in Orange County, VA after returning from Gettysburg in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/23/2012

last visited: 3/12/2015

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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 SitesChancellorsville Battlefield

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Part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the battle that took place here in early May 1863 is regarded by some as Robert E. Lee's greatest victory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 4/25/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTodd's Tavern

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHartwood Church

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During the Civil War, Federal troops occupied and desecrated this church, but were subsequently captured by a Confederate squadron who surprised them while they slept.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/23/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFirst Day At Chancellorsville Battlefield

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The troops of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and Union Gen. Joseph Hooker clashed in these fields on May 1, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/13/2010

last visited: 6/9/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSpotsylvania Court House Battlefield

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChester Gap

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Chester Gap was an important pass through the Blue Ridge Mountains for both the Union and Confederate armies to move troops and supplies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/4/2012

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: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSpotsylvania Court House Historic District

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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: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesZion Methodist Church - 1864 Overland Campaign

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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 SitesThe Battle of Bristoe Station

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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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