Monocacy National Battlefield

5201 Urbana Pike , Frederick, MD 21704 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-662-3515

Frederick

Capital Region
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.
Amenities
ADA Accessible
Educational Resources Available
Guided Tours/Guide Available
On-site Motorcoach Parking
Student Group-Friendly

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November 14, 2018
Parvo24
If you have been to Fredericksburg, Antietam or Gettysburg, Monocacy may not meet you expectations. The Visitor Center is very well done and the rangers there were helpful and informative...
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November 10, 2018
magon121254
The Battle of the Monocacy wasn't one of the epic battles of the American Civil War, as far as numbers. To me, it was an important one in that had the Federals not held up Jubal Early's Confederates...
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November 7, 2018
Jon W C
Excellent visitor's center with engaging interpretive displays. I recommend to anyone interested in Civil War.