Monocacy National Battlefield

4632 Araby Church Rd, Frederick, MD 21704 Get Directions
Phone: 301-662-3515
Monocacy National Battlefield
Photo Credit: National Park Service
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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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 214 reviews
March 9, 2017
Jonathan R
We recently visited this battlefield, which played a pivotal role in Civil War history. As the battlefield covers several miles, mostly in contiguous areas, visitors cannot walk between all of the...
March 8, 2017
This is not a big a battlefield as Gettysburg nor did I expect it to be. I was blown away by the friendliness of the staff manning the desk at the visitor's center. The map they gave me was clear...
March 1, 2017
Within 3 hours a person can walk the entire museum and much of the battlefield. This very small battle was very important in the Civil War as the Confederacy was trying to flank Washington, DC and...