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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September 15, 2018
Mfclingan
It was so hot on July 4th....but we decided to visit the battlefield. The museum/visitor center is well laid out and informative. The driving tour was perfect for a hot day, even with the short...
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August 24, 2018
76desert
Even if you're not "into" the Civil War this is a place highly recommended to visit, as the museum does a wonderful job explaining Monacacy's relevance to saving the Union, and by extension, enabling...
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August 22, 2018
Skipper090
This was the location of a very short battle credited with saving Washington from falling into Confederate hands near the end of the Civil War, July, 1864. Great herosim of vastly outnumbered and...