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Gordon’s Flank Attack Trail (Wilderness Battlefield)

Inspired by Chris Mackowski’s “virtual tour” of the Chancellorsville History Trail on the blog in 2020, I’m inviting you to “take a hike” on the Gordon Flank Attack Trail on The Wilderness Battlefield on this battle anniversary day. The trail … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Montpelier Civil War Trail

Last weekend while there was still snow on the ground and trails, it seemed like the perfect wintry day to explore another Civil War camp in Central Virginia. Located just across from the entrance to James Madison’s Montpelier and about … Continue reading

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Reams Station Trail Map

Tomorrow marks the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Reams Station. The Union Fifth Corps cut the Petersburg & Weldon Railroad on August 18, 1864, and Confederate counteroffensives failed to drive them off the position. While Gouverneur Warren’s men built … Continue reading

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