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This key Civil War battlefield marked the last push north by Confederates in 1864. Although it's seen as a confederate victory, this advance on Washington, D.C. was brought to a hault by the forces led by Major General Lew Wallace, U.S. Army.
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I’ve lived in Maryland most of my life but never been to Monocacy. So while I was visiting my family this time around, this was on my list of things to do. I really appreciated the map upstairs with the lights to tell what happened...More
I am a huge civil war buff and love visiting battlefields! This one although small is big in offering interesting things to see. The actual field is somewhat still there as a grassy land, field and farmers type fields but modern era crap also has...More
A lesser known, but still importany battle of the Civil War. If you are in the area the visitor center is very helpful, and gives a good overview of the battle upstairs. There is a short driving tour you can do (5 stops), to see...More
Not as well known as Antietam or Gettysburg, but well worth the trip. There is an excellent visitors center with some hands on displays, kids can earn their Junior Ranger Badge, and Ranger programs. There are trails that will take you past the three houses...More
We stopped by, even though we had no knowledge of this battlefield. We are glad we did! The information center volunteer was very helpful and the exhibits were excellent. They also have a driving tour of the battlefield. Now we know more.
Had a fine, informative conversation with the staff here. Be sure to visit the upstairs museum for a better understanding of the significance of the battle here before heading out on the car/walk/biking tours. Antietam and Gettysburg are both within easy drive times to help...More
The visitor center has a nicely organized and informative museum. A brochure is available with the history and a map for driving through the battlefield. There are markers at the sites with more historical information. It was interesting to learn about the importance of this...More
The Monocacy National Battlefield is a great place to stop if you are touring different Civil War sites in Frederick County. They can give you lots of information about all of the local stops in the area. The upstairs level of the building has some...More
This is very beautiful battlefield with a fairly new visitors center. The visitors center has a nice selection of gifts. You can get maps or a CD from the visitors center and take a self guided tour of the areas were the battle took place.