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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Asbury Chapel

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The Battle of Front Royal started at this chapel where Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson stopped to assess his plan of attack and ordered the 1st MD to the front.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Battle of Front Royal: Rose Hill

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The advancing Confederate army was brought to a halt when fired upon by Union artillery from a nearby hill. Rose Hill was a home caught in the middle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2012

last visited: 4/20/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesOld Cahawba Archaelogical Park

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Once the site of the first capital of Alabama, Cahawba became deserted in the years after the Civil War. The Alabama Historical Commission has been buying property to allow people to learn about this once prosperous community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/18/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGraffiti House at Brandy Station

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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 SitesEdinburg Mill - Edinburg, VA

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This flour mill was saved from "The Burning" during the US Civil War. The nearby Stony Creek was also used as a defensive measure in a separate battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/6/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJackson's Headquarters, Elkton

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This house served as headquarters of General "Stonewall" Jackson during the early park of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign during the US Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/2/2012

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 SitesRiverview at Hobson Grove

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Riverview at Hobson Grove is an Italianate home which became a munitions magazine during the Civil War. It is now a museum. It is on a hilltop near the Barren River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/13/2012

last visited: 4/1/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrierfield Ironworks Historical State Park

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Site of the principal iron producer for the Confederate foundry at Selma where naval guns and ironclads were made. Just the base of a furnace remains. It is under cover and fenced off from the public but within view of informational signs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/13/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort Smith - Smithland, Kentucky

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Fort Smith, also referred to as Fort Star, was a Civil War fortification located atop Smithland Cemetery Hill Road in Smithland, Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trailhound1

location: Kentucky

date approved: 3/4/2012

last visited: 3/9/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMosby and Sneden

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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 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 SitesOld Depot Museum - Selma, Alabama

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Museum is in a former depot and site of the Greater Confederate Naval Ordinance Works. Many artifacts from the Civil War can be found here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/29/2011

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 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 SitesGlorietta Pass Battlefield, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

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Many Americans do not realize that part of the American Civil War was held in New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/13/2011

last visited: 3/12/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCentral Maryland Heritage League - Middletown. MD

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The Maryland Civil War program has identified this structure as an official Trails site, marking it with interpretives, and making it as the second site on the Trails tour of this town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/19/2011

last visited: 7/15/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWashington Monument State Park - Boonsboro, MD

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On the Appalachian Trail, deep in the woods of South Mountain lies the first memorial dedicated to George Washington in the United States and an important Maryland Civil War Trails historic site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 10/2/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesTurner's Gap - Boonsboro, MD

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Civil War Trails and other markers located at and near the South Mountain Inn dot the hillside in this Civil War town. Also home to the Washington Monument...the original one.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWaynesville Engagement, Among the Last to Die - Waynesville, NC

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Part of the North Carolina Civil War Discovery Trail, some of the last fighting of the war occurred here after Union soldiers occupied Waynesville in early May 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TaoZero

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 8/12/2014

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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: 3/21/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

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Monument to the Jackson Greys at the cemetery where they were formed and some are buried.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Left Coast Labs

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 3/5/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHarrisonburg Female Academy

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This marker is part of the North Carolina Civil War Discovery Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWoodbine Cemetery

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This section of the cemetery is known as tne soldier cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of Cross Keys

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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 Premium Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: never

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