Monocacy National Battlefield

4632 Araby Church Rd, Frederick, MD 21704 Get Directions
Phone: 301-662-3515
Monocacy National Battlefield
Photo Credit: National Park Service
Description
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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ADA Accessible
Educational Resources Available
Family-Friendly
Free Parking
Guided Tours/Guide Available
Student Group-Friendly

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October 31, 2017
William F
We found this Civil war battlefield to be somewhat small but it's importance to the war was important in that Washington the Capitol at the time had been left unprotected and the confederate move to...
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October 30, 2017
paul-delaware
Civil War buffs with a couple of spare hours shouldn’t miss this place. The museum is well-maintained and interesting - a variety of exhibits - and the quick auto tour gives you insight into an...
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October 24, 2017
Ellen F
This is a great way to see how they fought the war-- walking from field to farm, across rivers and hills. Wonderful historical park, well curated