Monocacy National Battlefield

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


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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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December 24, 2018
Interesting visitors center and grounds about a lesser known, but crucial battle from the civil war. The whole 2nd floor is an interactive exhibit and signs are laid out looking at things...
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November 14, 2018
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
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...