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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October 14, 2018
David P
A wonderful small battlefield with rich history, six hiking trails and military re-enactments. The grounds are clean, great sight lines, and a friendly and welcoming visitor enter. Check the events...
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October 8, 2018
The site has free parking and admission. In the visitor center, the Rangers are friendly and helpful. There is general information about the civil war and specific information about the Battle of...
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September 30, 2018
Ronald B
I stopped at the Monocacy National Battlefield on my way from on a recent trip. The battle is known as the battle that saved Washington, DC in July 1864. While the Union forces lost the battle, the...