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Mark sites along the Civil War Discovery Trail as identified by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
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Virginia Civil War Trails marker on the grounds of St. Mary's Catholic church, Fairfax Station, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: never

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Trails sign at station. Nurse Clara Barton played a role here as the wounded streamed in after the Second Battle of Manassas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: never

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Located along 236 in Fairfax, VA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/26/2006

last visited: 10/26/2006

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VA Civil War Discovery Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesManassas Battlefield, Manassas VA.

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In the summer of 1861, enthusiastic volunteers in colorful uniforms gathered to fight the first major land battle of the war. Confident that their foes would turn and run, neither side anticipated the smoke, din and death of battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/16/2007

last visited: 4/28/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMosby’s Herndon Station Raid - Herndon, VA

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A information plaque on the raid of Herndon's train station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 2/7/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrentsville Courthouse Historic Centre

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Although Brentsville, VA never saw any direct battle action, it suffered devastating damage from both the Confederate and Union armies during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/7/2012

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: 3/5/2011

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAlexandria National Cemetery - Alexandria, VA

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Alexandria National Cemetery is on the the first National Cemeteries that was started by the Federal Government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 3/5/2011

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The Lincoln Memorial on the Mall honors President Abraham Lincoln.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 6/27/2014

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/22/2011

last visited: never

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The Grant Memorial sits at the feet of the Capitol building. It honors President Grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 7/17/2013

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President Lincoln's Cottage was where Abraham Lincoln escaped the heat and bustle of Washington, D.C., from June to November of the Civil War years 1862 through 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 4/15/2009

last visited: 7/13/2013

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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: 5/30/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLoudoun County Court Square - Leesburg, Virginia

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Marker giving insight into the Civil War in Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: never

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Marker describing the changing conditions in Leesburg during the Civil War located in small plaza next to Loudoun Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2013

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Leesburg, Virginia

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Marker giving history General Lee passing through this area and moving into Maryland during the Civil War. Marker located in small plaza adjacent to Loudoun Museum in Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2013

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBall's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park - Leesburg, Virginia

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Park encompassing Civil War battlefield and national cemetery north of Leesburg, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: never

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Site of Confederate encampment during the Civil War near Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/6/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAquia Creek Landing

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Aquia Landing was the site of one of the war’s earliest military engagements and became a major supply base for the Union army in three separate campaigns.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/31/2009

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGoose Creek Bridge

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Goose Creek Bridge is an abandoned stone bridge in western Loudoun County that was the site of an artillery skirmish in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Perpetual Traveler

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2008

last visited: 8/28/2008

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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 SitesPotomac Creek Bridge

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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: 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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