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Image for First and Second Battles of Hagerstown, Marylandview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFirst and Second Battles of Hagerstown, Maryland

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Markers with information about the First and Second Battles of Hagerstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/4/2014

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCouncil of War - Should We Attack? - Boonsboro, Maryland

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Civil War Discovery marker at Devil's Backbone County Park near Boonsboro, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/12/2014

last visited: never

Image for Gettysburg Campaign and Boonsboro - Lee's Headquarters - Boonsboro, MDview gallery

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Campaign and Boonsboro - Lee's Headquarters - Boonsboro, MD

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The two markers at this location within Boonsboro describe the travels of two of Lee's campaigns-the Antietam Campaign and the Gettysburg Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/19/2014

last visited: never

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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 SitesAntietam National Battlefield - Sharpsburg, Maryland

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The Battle at Antietam was one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, resulting in more than 23,000 soldiers being killed or wounded.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/26/2008

last visited: 9/4/2014

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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 SitesAntietam Station - Sharpsburg MD

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Antietam Station, once known as Sharpsburg Station, was where many of the veterans and families came to town to visit the Cemetery and commemorate the 1862 Battle of Antietam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: 7/6/2009

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGrove Farm at Antietam Battlefield - Sharpsburg MD

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President Lincoln visited Gen. George McClellan at Antietam Battlefield two weeks after the September 17, 1862, battle. The posted coordinates will take you to the historical marker for Grove Farm where they met.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: 7/6/2009

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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 SitesHarpers Ferry National Historical Park - Harpers Ferry, WV

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park IN West Virginia is a historic town in the metro DC area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 9/3/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMeade Takes Command - Frederick, MD

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Maj. Gen. George Meade received his notice to take over command of the Army of The Potomac near this marker at Prospect Hall. The Battle of Gettysburg was just days away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/13/2012

last visited: 6/1/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCity Hall - Frederick, MD

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMonocacy National Battlefield - Frederick MD

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The Battle of Monocacy on July 9, 1864, became known as the "Battle that Saved Washington, DC".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/14/2009

last visited: 5/26/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGeneral Lee's Headquarters - Gettysburg PA

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This museum is the stone house used as CSA Gen. Robert E. Lee personal headquarters during the battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 7/28/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg Heritage Sites Self-Guided Walking Tour - Gettysburg, PA

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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: 10/10/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGettysburg National Military Park - Gettysburg PA

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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 akern.geo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 7/28/2014

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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 SitesThe Shriver House - Gettysburg, PA

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDavid Wills House - Gettysburg PA

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President Abraham Lincoln stayed in the home of David Wills when he visited Gettysburg to deliver his Gettysburg Address.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2009

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStephenson's Depot Battlefield

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The battle that was fought here on June 15, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hhoke

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSwann's Castle - Leesburg, Virginia

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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

Image for Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park - Leesburg, Virginiaview gallery

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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

Image for Loudoun County Court Square - Leesburg, Virginiaview gallery

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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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLeesburg From Paradise to Peril - Leesburg, Virginia

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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

Image for 1862 Antietam Campaign Lee Invades Maryland - Leesburg, Virginiaview gallery

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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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