Monocacy National Battlefield

4632 Araby Church Rd, Frederick, MD 21704 Get Directions
Phone: 301-662-3515
Monocacy National Battlefield
Photo Credit: National Park Service
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Site of July 9, 1864 Civil War battle dubbed "The Battle that Saved Washington." Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early defeated Union forces commanded by Gen. Lew Wallace who later wrote Ben Hur.
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October 6, 2017
G C
We stopped on our way into dc. Rest stop! Lots of history, well done visitors center. I don't remember reading about this battle in history in school but we loved it! Had no idea how it changed...
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October 2, 2017
Tomas E
This is a smaller battlefield but a very important part in that great battle. The Monocacy battle saved our nations capital. A very nice Museum again very informative. If you are interested in...
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October 2, 2017
Photobandito
I have visited about 100 Civil War battlefields and this one is a fairly recent addition to the clan. This battlefield wasn't open until l20 years ago, but now there is a visitors center and lots...