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U.S. Civil War SitesOrange & Alexandria Railroad Culvert

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Culvert under the original bed of the O&A RR, used by Confederate raiders to hide and wait for passing trains to sabotage

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hzoi

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/25/2022

last visited: 1/25/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesSelecman’s (Snyder’s) Ford

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Selecman’s (Snyder’s) Ford — Prince William County Historical Commission

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heaven03

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2020

last visited: 2/2/2020

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Lyon Artillery Trench

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Remains of an artillery trench associated with Fort Lyon, Alexandria Virginia. 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: never

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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 SitesWilkes Street Tunnel - Alexandria, VA

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During the civil war, this railroad tunnel was used by union troops to ship supplies to the south from Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/15/2016

last visited: 7/19/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesTrophy of War - Arlington, VA

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One of many historical markers at Arlington National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2021

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesArlington House - Arlington, VA

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The home of Robert E. Lee located at Arlington National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2021

last visited: 7/18/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesEvolving Vision - Arlington, VA

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One of many historical markers at Arlington National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2021

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesDevision and Reunification - Arlington, VA

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One of many historical markers at Arlington National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2021

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Defenses of Washington - Fort Washington DC

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At the start of the Civil War, Washington was protected by only one fort, Fort Washington guarding the Potomac River approach. The capital city was uncomfortably close to Confederate forces operating in Northern Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/29/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesNorthwest Bastion - Fort Washington MD

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Protecting the fort against land attack Armed with smaller field and siege guns, the landward bastions could deliver a sustained cannonade of 12- and 30-pounder shells.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/28/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesKing's Depression Carriage - Fort Washington MD

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Capt. Rufus King, Jr. devised a counterweight system and front-pintle mount that would allow the 49,000 pdr. Rodman Gun to depress during loading.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/29/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Foote Protecting the Nation’s Capital - Fort Washington MD

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High on a bluff, a hundred feet above the Potomac River, twelve heavy guns commanded the approach to the city. Smaller cannon were placed to protect Fort Foote from landward attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/28/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesOx Hill Battlefield - Fairfax, Virginia

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A small park is all that is left of a big battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 7/19/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Marcy, Virginia-A Civil War Defense of Washington - Mc Lean VA

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The Virginia approaches to the Chain Bridge were guarded by Fort Marcy on the old Leesburg Turnpike and Fort Ethan Allen on the Military Road. These sites were occupied by Union troops on September 24, 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: 10/4/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Washington - Fort Washingon MD

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Fort Washington 1861 to 1865-As sectional differences increased and the country moved closer to the horror of civil war, Fort Washington found itself in a precarious position near the Nation's Capital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/21/2022

last visited: 3/21/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe National Mall & The Civil War - District of Columbia

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The National Mall and the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 7/20/2019

last visited: 7/18/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Dupont - Washington DC

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Fort Dupont was an earthwork fort built in 1861 as part of the Civil War Defenses of Washington, completed in spring 1862, and in use till 1865 when it was abandoned.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/18/2022

last visited: 3/18/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Stevens - Washington D.C.

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On July 11-12, 1864, Fort Stevens was the focal point of a Confederate attack by Gen. Jubal Early with his force of 15,000 soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/8/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites“Get Down You Fool” Battleground to Community - Washington D.C.

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Hearing those words, President Abraham Lincoln ducked down from the Fort Stevens parapet during the Civil War battle that stopped the Confederates from taking Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/8/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesLincoln Under Fire at Fort Stevens - Washington D.C.

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Lincoln Under Fire at Fort Stevens July 12, 1864 Erected 1920 by The Associated Survivors Sixth Army Corps, Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/8/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Stevens - Washington D.C.

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On July 11-12, 1864 Fort Stevens defended the city from a Confederate attack under the command of General Jubal Anderson Early.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/8/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattleground National Cemetery Battleground to Community - Washington D.C.

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After the rebels were turned back as the Battle of Fort Stevens ended in 1864, scores of Union Soldiers lay cold and silent. Forty-one of them are buried here in this tiny plot dedicated to their sacrifice.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/8/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattleground National Cemetery - Washington D.C.

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During the late evening of July 12, 1864, 40 Union soldiers that perished while defending Washington DC from a two day Confederate attack (known as the Battle of Fort Stevens) were laid to rest here in what was once an apple orchard.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/8/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Civil War in Silver Spring - Silver Spring, MD

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The Civil War in Silver Spring historical marker is located in Jesup Blair Park in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: 5/9/2019

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