Saturday, January 28, 2012

Civil War Sites to See in Maryland-- Part2

5.  MONOCACY NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD--  Frederick.  Union forces under Gen. Lew Wallace delayed the Confederate march on Washington, DC, in 1864.

6.  NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CIVIL WAR MEDICINES--  Frederick.

7.  POINT LOOKOUT STATE PARK--  Where the Potomac Rivers enters the Chesapeake Bay.  Confederate prison camp.

8.  SOUTH MOUNTAIN STATE BATTLEFIELD--  Middleton.  The clash of armies before Antietam.

9.  SURRATT HOUSE MUSEUM--  Clinton.  Former inn where John Wilkes Booth and others plotted killing Lincoln and other members of the government.

And You Thought There Wasn't Much to See in Maryland.  --Old Secesh

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