Monocacy National Battlefield

4632 Araby Church Rd, Frederick, MD 21704 Get Directions
Phone: 301-662-3515
Monocacy National Battlefield
Photo Credit: National Park Service
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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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August 5, 2018
Nprus
With all of the battles in the Civil War, who ever heard of this one ? However, this was the battle that "saved Washington, DC". Mind you, the Union army was defeated here, but they delayed the...
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August 5, 2018
Ron T
The exhibits and artifacts on display were well maintained from the era. We took a self-guided driving tour which was ~6 miles long. Viewing the Worthington Farm & House and the Best House were the...
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August 1, 2018
mrsagf
At last, a National Park Service Visitor Center and battlefield lands (post 1991) to explain the Battle of Monocacy, which held off the Confederate capture of Washington, DC, by delaying them one...