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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.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 9/12/2022

last visited: 9/13/2022

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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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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.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 9/12/2022

last visited: 9/13/2022

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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.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/8/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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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.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/8/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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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.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 9/12/2022

last visited: 9/13/2022

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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.

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date approved: 10/8/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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The Battle of Fort Stevens was an American Civil War battle fought July 11–12, 1864 in what is now Northwest Washington, DC, as part of the Valley Campaigns of 1864 between Confederate and Union forces.

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date approved: 9/12/2022

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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.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/8/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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Historic FortsFort Stevens - Washington D.C.

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Built between 1861-1863 this structure was originally called Fort Massachusetts and guarded the northern defenses of the nation’s capital during the Civil War. On July 11-12, 1864 Fort Stevens defended the city from a Confederate attack under the command of General Jubal Anderson Early.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: 10/23/2021

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The Battle of Fort Stevens was an American Civil War battle fought July 11–12, 1864 in what is now Northwest Washington, DC, as part of the Valley Campaigns of 1864 between forces under Confederate Lieutenant General Jubal Early and Union Major General Alexander McDowell McCook.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/8/2020

last visited: 10/17/2021

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Abraham LincolnFort Stevens - Washington DC

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President Abraham Lincoln was the only president to come into danger from enemy fire when he visited Fort Stevens during a battle on July 12, 1864.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/29/2009

last visited: 9/13/2022

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Signs of History“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.

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date approved: 9/12/2022

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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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Elizabeth Proctor Thomas (1821-1917), a free Black woman whose image appears on each Brightwood Heritage Trail sign, once owned 11 acres in this area. Known, respectfully in her old age as "Aunt Betty," Thomas and her husband James farmed here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/8/2020

last visited: 9/25/2021

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Brightwood Heritage Trail #6-School Days-The School building just ahead of you opened in 1912 as the Military Road School, the area's third public elementary for African Americans.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/25/2019

last visited: 9/25/2021

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Underground Railroad SitesWilliam L. Chaplin Arrested! - Silver Spring, MD

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A marker at Jesup Blair Park in Silver Spring, Maryland, displays portraits of William L. Chaplin, Senator Robert Toombs, and Senator Alexander H. Stephens and tells the story of Chaplin's arrest for helping slaves escape.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 5/22/2008

last visited: 5/9/2019

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Signs of HistoryThe 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.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: 5/9/2019

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Abraham LincolnPresident Lincoln's Postmaster General - Silver Spring, MD

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An historical marker about the home of Montgomery C. Blair, President Lincoln's Postmaster General, is located in Jesup Park in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: 5/9/2019

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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.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: 5/9/2019

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Signs of HistoryJesup Blair House - Silver Spring, MD

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The Jesup Blair House historical marker is located adjacent to the house itself in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: 5/9/2019

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Railway Disaster SitesFort Totten Train Collision - Washington, D.C.

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Located at the intersection of South Dakota Avenue and New Hampshire Avenue NE DC.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/18/2021

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This is one of two historical markers at the Silver Spring in Silver Spring, MD. This plaque is attached to the stone wall surrounding the spring.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: 6/10/2019

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This is one of two historical markers at the Silver Spring in Silver Spring, MD. This marker rests atop a pole.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: 6/10/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRock Creek Park Historic District - Washington DC

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Rock Creek Park is a large urban park that bisects the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C. The park was created by an Act of Congress in 1890 and today is administered by the National Park Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/24/2022

last visited: 3/19/2022

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