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U.S. Civil War SitesHosting the Invader - Wrighsville, PA

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This Sign of History is part of a wonderful interpretive series called Pennsylvania Civil War Trails. This beautiful interpretive is located on historic Lincoln Highway, the same highway on which the Confederates marched over 150 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: 6/16/2011

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U.S. Civil War SitesWrightsville - Wrightsville, PA

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This important sign of history marks the furthest spot north the Confederate army pushed during the Civil War. This sign greets all visitors, either pedestrian or motorists who travel across the Civil War era Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2010

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesGettysburg Campaign - Wrightsville, PA

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This is an official PHMP blue historic marker which details an important skirmish of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2010

last visited: 6/25/2011

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Willard

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Fort Willard Park, Alexandria Virginia. This small suburban park, located in the center of a traffic circle and surrounded by private homes, contains the remains of Fort Willard, part of the Arlington Line of the Civil War Defenses of Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member telesonic

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/24/2008

last visited: 7/20/2008

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U.S. Civil War SitesPennsylvania Iron Industry Fuels Progress and Victory - Columbia, PA

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Wars are won with weapons. The side with the most weapons, with all things being equal, will usually win. During the Civil War, this area was a crucial Civil War site for the manufacturing of pig iron, fueling weapons for the Union army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/25/2012

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesRailroads During the Civil War - Columbia, PA

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This marker is part of the Civil War Trails series of interpretives, many of which can be found in this immediate area. This one is on Columbia Rotary Park, near the sidewalk, at the foot of the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2010

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesColumbia - Columbia, PA

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This sign greets all visitors, either pedestrian or motorists who travel across the Civil War era Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge. This historic marker is part of the Civil War Trail series of interpretives found all over this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2010

last visited: 1/4/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesFirst National Bank - Columbia, PA

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This wonderful interpretive is part of the PA Civil War Trails found especially in Columbia, Wrightsville and York. This structure, a former bank, was active during the Civil War and played a significant role during Columbia's part in the War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/4/2010

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesPrelude to Gettysburg - Columbia, PA

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This Sign of History is part of a wonderful interpretive series called Pennsylvania Civil War Trails. This beautiful interpretive is located on the grounds of the Susquehanna Valley Visitor Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/7/2010

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesA Desperate Plan - Columbia, PA

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Welcome to Columbia, PA, a hot bed of civil war activity! A beautiful interpretive tells about a pivotal turning point in the Civil War. Read on....

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/7/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesZion Hill Cemetery - Columbia, PA

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Opened at a time when blacks & whites could not be buried next to one another, Zion Hill Cemetery is the final resting place of countless African American wives & mothers, husbands and sons, chambermaids and schoolteachers, and valiant soldiers

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/25/2013

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 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 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 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 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 SitesDumfries ~ Love's Tavern

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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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U.S. Civil War SitesSt. James Episcopal Church - Brandy Station VA

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A country church was a focal point in the greatest cavalry battle of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/29/2011

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 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 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 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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U.S. Civil War SitesLincoln in Annapolis - Annapolis, MD

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President Abraham Lincoln visited Annapolis, MD in February 1865 on his way to join Secretary of State William Seward in a meeting with the Confederate peace commissioners.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/15/2012

last visited: 10/18/2014

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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 Defense Fallout SheltersWard Hall, US Naval Academy - Annapolis, MD

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Ward Hall at the US Naval Academy display a civil defense shelter sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/24/2011

last visited: 3/21/2010

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