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U.S. Civil War SitesCrossroads of Conflict - Myersville, MD

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One of many interpretive signs at the South Mountain Welcome Center along I-70 westbound.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/7/2022

last visited: 4/9/2022

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One of many interpretive signs at the South Mountain Welcome Center along I-70 westbound.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/7/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesWashington Monument

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The "original" Washington Monument, at Washington Monument State Park

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/22/2006

last visited: 7/20/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesTurner's Pass tablets - Zittlestown, MD

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A series of 6 tablets that descibe the events leading up to the battle at Fox's Gap.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2008

last visited: 12/8/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesOld South Mountain Inn - Middletown, MD

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This site can be found along the National Road/Route 40, within this new Civil War district of about 115 properties. This is one of the most significant contributing buildings and an important Civil War site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/3/2011

last visited: 11/28/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesDeath of Two Generals - Fox's Gap, MD

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Hidden away at where the Appalachian trail crosses Reno Monument Road, there are monuments here for two Generals, one Union, one Confederate who fell on the same day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2008

last visited: 10/3/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesZion Lutheran Church - Middletown, MD

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One of the most prolific landmarks of this proud Civil War town doubled as a field hospital as battles raged nearby. The church overlooks Route 40 - the National Road and is a contributing structure to the Middletown Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/22/2011

last visited: 11/17/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMiddletown, Maryland

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This entire town is a Civil War site. Historic markers, field hospitals, Civil War Trails markers, an historic district based on the town's Civil War connections & historic Route 40/National Road all make this a must-see for any history enthusiast.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/19/2011

last visited: 9/4/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesA House Was Burning - Sharpsburg MD

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Fearful that Union sharpshooters would use the farm buildings as a strongpoint, Confederates set fire to them. The column of fire and smoke was visible all morning above the battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/25/2020

last visited: 11/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesJoseph Poffenberger Farmstead - Sharpsburg, MD

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The Poffenberger farmstead was a major player during the Battle of Antietam. Union troops bivouacked there the night before the battle & again the next day to treat the wounded. According to the NPS, the log farmhouse was built circa 1770.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/11/2012

last visited: 11/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesI Found the Enemy in Great Force - Sharpsburg MD

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Initially, over 5,000 soldiers commanded by Gen. William H. French assaulted the Confederate position. French, who was ordered "to press the enemy" with all of his force, locked into a bloody and costly struggle against Confederates positioned in the well worn sunken farm road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/25/2020

last visited: 11/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Bloody Cornfield - Sharpsburg, MD

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A locational tablet marks the western side of the Bloody Cornfield, site of the most vicious, bloody & deadliest fighting in all of the Civil War. Today it is the site of numerous monuments, markers & cannons displayed on both sides of the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/15/2012

last visited: 11/21/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesD.R. Miller Farm - Sharpsburg, MD

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This house is the only remaining structure on the property which existed during the battle of Antietam. It served as a field hospital for both sides after the battle. During the battle, the land around the farm was littered with dead soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/15/2012

last visited: 11/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCobb’s Brigade McLaw’s Division C.S.A./Lt. Col. Jefferson M. Lamar & Cobb's Georgia Legion - Burkittsville MD

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Side 1: At 1 P.M. on September 14, 1862, Cobb’s Brigade under Gen. Howell Cobb of Athens, GA. marched from Sandy Hook to Brownsville at the west foot of South Mountain. Side 2: Col. Thomas R.R. Cobb (brother of Howell Cobb) organized Cobb’s Legion in August 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesSixth Army Corps (C.P.4) - Burkittsville MD

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The Sixth Corps consisted of two Divisions commanded by Major Generals H. W. Slocum and W. F. Smith.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBetween September 4th and 7th, 1862, the Army of Northern Virginia (C.P.1) - Burkittsville MD

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Between September 4th and 7th, 1862, the Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, Commanding, crossed the Potomac near Leesburg, and occupied Frederick, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMaj. Gen. Lafayette McLaws' Command (C.P.2) - Burkittsville MD

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McLaws’ Command consisted of Kershaw’s, Barksdale’s, Semmes’ and Cobb’s Brigades of his own Division and R. H. Anderson’s Division of six Brigades-Wilcox’s, Mahone’s, Featherston’s, Armistead’s, Wright’s and Pryor’s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesCrampton’s Pass Tablet C.P. 3 - Burkittsville MD

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(September 14, 1862) Upon the approach of the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac, from Jefferson, Col. T. T. Munford, Commanding Cavalry Brigade, prepared to dispute its advance through this Pass.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFirst New Jersey Brigade - Burkittsville MD

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Late in the afternoon the brigade advanced from the fields north and west of Burkittsville, charged up the mountain, carried this point and followed the enemy to the west foot of the mountain. Loss in the brigade 40 killed, 134 wounded.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesWar Correspondents Memorial Arch-Walking Tour Stop 7 - Burkettsville MD

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This stone Arch, the culmination of Townsend's architectural endeavors was built in 1896 as a permanent memorial to newspaper correspondents, artists, and photographers of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesDunker Church - Sharpsburg, MD

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During the battle of Antietam this church was the focal point of a number of Union attacks against the Conf. left flank. Most after action reports by commanders of both sides, including Union Gen. Hooker & Conf. Stonewall Jackson refer to the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/11/2011

last visited: 6/30/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Maryland Campaign of 1862 - Burkittsville MD

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On September 4, 1862, General Robert E. Lee, hoping to shorten the war by winning a decisive victory on Northern soil, crossed the Potomac River into Maryland. Lee planned to draw the Army of the Potomac through South Mountain into Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Lost Orders - Burkittsville MD

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No other document of the Civil War has generated so much controversy as Lee's Special Orders No. 191. These “Lost Orders” detailed the movements of Lee’s army for the operation against Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMell Rifles & Troup Light Artillery - Burkittsville MD

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The Mell Rifles, Co. D, Cobb’s Legion Infantry, was raised in Athens, GA. in July 1861, by Patrick Hues Mell, Baptist minster and Vice Chancellor of the University of Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTroup Light Artillery - Burkittsville MD

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Organized in 1858 as the National Artillery, this unit changed its name to the Troup Light Artillery in honor of the former Georgia governor George W. Troup. It became a part of Cobb’s Legion when the war began.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/26/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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