On September 16, Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan confronted Lee’s
Army of Northern Virginia at Sharpsburg, Maryland. At dawn September 17,
Hooker’s corps mounted a powerful assault on Lee’s left flank that began
the single bloodiest day in American military history.
From the historic town of Harpers Ferry to the wheat fields of Gettysburg
An adventure you cannot experience on your own and one you
dare not miss. This tour is for the people who enjoy a good mystery and
enjoy learning human interest stories. It will satisfy those who are mildly
interested in the events of the Civil War, as well as those who are more
The Battle of the Monocacy
A Union force of about 5,800 soldiers under Major General Lewis
Wallace awaited the Confederates on the east bank of the Monocacy River
just below Frederick. Join the Hershey Civil War Round Table and a local
guide as they explore this battle.
the Maryland Civil War Trails site for more ideas.