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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.

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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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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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: 10/8/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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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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BattlefieldsBattle of Fort Stevens - Washington DC

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/8/2020

last visited: 10/17/2021

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: 10/23/2021

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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 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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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLincoln Cottage - Washington DC

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President Lincoln's Cottage was where Abraham Lincoln escaped the heat and bustle of Washington, D.C., from June to November of the Civil War years 1862 through 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 4/15/2009

last visited: 7/13/2013

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Battery Jameson - Original earthworks of Fort Lincoln, Bladensburg, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rivers End

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/10/2006

last visited: 6/29/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSmithsonian Museum of American History - Washington, D.C

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This is one of many museums along the Washington National Mall.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: 10/3/2021

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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: 1/12/2023

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesUlysses S. Grant Memorial - Washington, DC

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The Grant Memorial sits at the feet of the Capitol building. It honors President Grant.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 1/19/2023

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World War II SitesU.S. Capitol - Washington, DC

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On December 8, 1941 (one day after the attack on Pearl Harbor) the US Congress inside the US Capitol Building in Washington, formally declared war against Germany.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/22/2022

last visited: 11/6/2022

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World War I SitesU.S. Capitol - Washington, DC

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It was inside the US Capitol on April 6, 1917 that Congress formally declared war on Germany, inevitably altering the US involvement in World War I.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/4/2021

last visited: 1/13/2023

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Field HospitalsThe National Mall - U.S. Civil War - District of Columbia

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Field Hospital was located where the Air and Space Museum now stands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/14/2019

last visited: 7/19/2022

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersU.S. Department of Agriculture Fallout Shelter - Washington, D.C.

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This fallout shelter is located at the base of a walkway overpass in Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: 5/16/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLincoln Memorial - Washington, DC

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The Lincoln Memorial on the Mall honors President Abraham Lincoln.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 11/9/2022

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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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Remembering FEPOWHarold Keith Johnson - Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, VA

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Harold Keith Johnson was stationed in the Philippines at the start of WWII, survived the Bataan Death March in 1942, and was a Prisoner of War for 3 years. His grave is located in the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: 3/27/2022

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World War I SitesGrave of Officer Sir John Dill - Arlington, VA

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The grave of distinguished British WWI military officer Sir John Dill is located at Arlington National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/4/2021

last visited: 3/26/2022

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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 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 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: 8/30/2022

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