Maryland’s Civil War – Antietam Battlefield Hagerstown, Sharpsburg, More

Antietam National Battlefield Antietam National Battlefield Visitor Center 5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg MD 21782 301-432-5124 Intense fighting here in cornfields and woods, along creeks and roads, and around a tiny country church Sept. 17, 1862, resulted in the bloodiest single-day battle of the war. Federal losses were 12,410; Confederate casualties totaled 10,700. A driving … Read more

Western North Carolina – More Civil War Sites

Salisbury Pick up a free taped guided tour and other information at the visitor center, 204 Innes St. For Salisbury and Rowan County information, call 800-332-2343. Confederate States Military Prison Site and Salisbury National Cemetery 202 Government Road, Salisbury NC 28144 Civil War Trails sign 224 E Bank St, Salisbury 704-636-2661 (cemetery) The Confederate government … Read more

Florida – Civil War Sites in Olustee, Jacksonville, Pensacola, Tallahassee and Key West

Florida Civil War Heritage Trail More than 200 Civil War-related battlefields, sites and museums are listed in an 80-page guidebook created by the Florida Division of Historical Resources. Olustee Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park • 5815 Battlefield Trail Road, Olustee FL 32072 • (Located on US 90 a short distance south of I-10, 15 miles … Read more

North Carolina – Civil War Story

From Atlantic coastal sites at Forts Fisher and Macon to Union cavalry operations in the western mountains, North Carolina offers a collection of Civil War sites as varied as its landscapes. Blockade running in Wilmington. Ironclads at Kinston and Plymouth. Sherman vs. Johnston battles in 1865. A surrender more than two weeks after Appomattox. “Lee’s … Read more