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National military park at battle field, of Monocacy, Md.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

National military park at battle field, of Monocacy, Md.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites,
  • Battlefields,
  • National parks and reserves

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNational military park at site of Battle of the Monocacy
    SeriesH.rp.1610
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16152552M

    Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick, MD. Site of July 9, Civil War battle dubbed "The Battle that Saved Washington." Confederate on: Urbana Pike, Frederick, , MD. The 14th New Jersey also had more wounded and killed than any other Union regiment in the battle. Glenn Worthington, a six-year-old observer of the battle from his basement, wrote the first book-length account. His book served as a catalyst for the park being designated as a National Military Park in

    Day job: Currently I work as a Park Ranger at the Eisenhower National Historic Site in Gettysburg, but have previously worked as a ranger at Antietam National Battlefield, Monocacy National. Battle: Confederate Maj. Gen. Stephen Dodson Ramseur's division encountered Wallace's troops on the Georgetown Pike near the Best Farm; Maj. Gen. Robert E. Rodes' division clashed with the Federals on the National Road (see: Battle of Monocacy: Confederate Order of Battle and Battle of Monocacy: Union Order of Battle). Prisoners taken during.

    Includes Monocacy National Battlefield Reviews, maps & directions to Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick and more from Yahoo US Local Frederick, MD Cross Streets: Near the intersection of Urbana Pike and Araby Church Rd This is a site that commemorates a very critical but little known battle in the Civil War. The best place /5(). Monocacy National Battlefield is a unit of the National Park Service, the site of the Battle of Monocacy in the American Civil War fought on July 9, The battlefield straddles the Monocacy River southeast of the city of Frederick, Maryland. The battle, labeled "The Battle That Saved Washington Location: Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD , USA.


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National military park at battle field, of Monocacy, Md by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Battle of Monocacy - July 9, Worthington Virtual Tour - Standard. Explore degree photos of Worthington House and see what secrets this historic house holds. Worthington Virtual Tour - Enhanced. Move from room to room and interact with photos and sound clips in this immersive 3D tour of the historic Worthington House.

23, soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of savage combat on Septem The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia's first invasion into the North and led Abraham Lincoln to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

Plan Your Visit. Check out this section for answers to all. Monocacy National Battlefield is a unit of the National Park Service, the site of the Battle of Monocacy in the American Civil War fought on July 9, The battlefield straddles the Monocacy River southeast of the city of Frederick, battle, labeled "The Battle That Saved Washington," was one of the last the Confederates would carry out in Union on: Frederick County, Maryland, USA.

Monocacy National Battlefield (U.S. National Park Service) During the summer ofthe Confederacy carried out a bold plan to turn the tide of the Civil War in their favor. They planned to capture Washington, DC and influence the election of /5(37).

We recommend booking Monocacy National Battlefield tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 2 Monocacy National Battlefield tours on Tripadvisor/5().

"*GPO/ Reprint " Title from panel. "This brochure is based on original text by David Romanowski." Includes text, descriptive index to points-of-interest, location map, and color illustrations. Text, map of "Early's Washington Raid June-July ", aerial view of battlefield drawn by "NPS/Richard Schlecht", and illustrations (some in color) on verso.

Available also. A visitor center, self-guided auto tour and walking trails interpret the July 9, battle that saved Washington, D.C. from Jubal Early's advancing Confederates.

Visitor Center is open daily 9am-5pm. Join a park ranger for an orientation program and learn the importance of the Battle of Monocacy in the Civil War. This program is offered Memorial Day through Labor on: Urbana Pike, Frederick,MD.

Title from panel. Includes text, descriptive index to points of interest, location map, and col. ill. Text, map of "Early's Washington raid June-July ", aerial view of battlefield drawn by "NPS/Richard Schlecht", and ill.

(some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of. Civil War History, Heritage Tourism, and Maryland Travel, Vacations, and National Parks.

The site of the Battle of Monocacy between the Union and Confederacy in Frederick, Maryland in July. Known as the battle that delayed the advance of General Early and the Confederate Army from reaching Washington while Grant and Lee battled around Richmond. After marching north down the Shenandoah Valley from Lynchburg, the Confederate army of Lt.

Gen. Jubal A. Early side-stepped the Federal garrison at Harpers Ferry and crossed the Potomac River at Shepherdstown into Maryland on July th, On July 9th, a makeshift Union force under Maj. Gen. Lew Wallace attempted to stop Early’s invading Confederate divisions along the Monocacy River.

The South Mountain State Battlefield encompasses Crampton's, Fox's, and Turner's Gaps of South Mountain. Its diverse terrain features rolling farmland of western Maryland and the deep forests of the Appalachian Trail. The first battle of the Maryland Campaign of was fought in these mountain gaps on Septem Begin with a visit to the office and museum at.

Any visit to Historic Frederick, Maryland should include a visit to the Monocacy National Battle Field Visitors Center and Battle Field.

So much little known remarkable history surrounded Frederick during the civil war. This site is a plus for enthusiasts and Civil War buffs!4/5().

The battle of Monocacy occurred on July 9, betw Confederate forces under General Jubal Early, and 5, Union forces under General Lew Wallace. One of the primary objectives of this campaign was to capture Washington, D.C.

Although this battle was a military victory for the Confederates, it was also a defeat. Major General John B. Gordon commanded a Confederate division at the Battle of Monocacy; Major General Stephen D.

Ramseur led Confederate forces down the Georgetown Pike where he encountered Union forces at the covered bridge over the Monocacy River; Brigadier General James B. Ricketts commanded Union 3rd Divison, VI Corps at the Battle of Monocacy.

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The Monocacy National Battlefield TRACK Trail was made possible by a partnership between the National Park Service and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's Kids in Parks program. This project was financed in part by the National Park Service’s CONNECT TRAILS TO PARKS program, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System in.

While the engagement along the Monocacy River in the summer of amounted to a large skirmish when compared to many of the other battles that occurred that same year, the importance of the Battle of Monocacy cannot be disputed.

Wallace’s valiant stand at Monocacy saved Washington from capture by Jubal Early’s Confederates. This site preserves the Civil War engagement near Monocacy River in July known as “The Battle That Saved Washington.” On that day, Union troops met with advancing Confederate soldiers on their way to Fort Stevens in Washington, D.C.; although Union forces were outmanned, they were able to delay the Confederates, allowing reinforcements to arrive to defend Washington.

From Baltimore, hop on Interstate 70 and head west to the Monocacy National Battlefield – just an hour out of town in Frederick. Operated by the National Park Service, the site commemorates the Battle of Monocacy Junction – known as “The Battle That Saved Washington DC” – fought in during the American Civil War.

Monocacy National Battlefield Known as the "Battle That Saved Washington", the battle of Monocacy on July 9, betw Confederate forces under General Jubal Early, and 5, Union forces under General Lew Wallace, marked the last campaign of the Confederacy to carry the war into the north.

Monocacy National Battlefield Foundation. Nonprofit Organization. Civil War Round Table of Wilmington, Delaware Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields National Military Park. Yesterday at Whitman spent some time at Chatham after the battle of Fredericksburg to assist the wounded in the field hospital and famously wrote Followers: K.He formed the Monocacy Battlefield Association to advocate for a national battlefield park.

That became a reality in He also wrote the book Fighting for Time, which is considered one of the definitive accounts of the battle. Judge Worthington died in at the age of Monocacy National Battlefield is located just outside of Frederick Maryland.

The park is one of the unknown gems of the east and does not get the sheer number of visitors that Antietam and Getyysburg get, so it is unspoiled at this point.