Monday, April 10, 2006

Monocacy Battlefield

Today we visited the location of the "Battle That Saved Washington," Monocacy National Battlefield. The Confederates may have won the battle, but it distracted them long enough for the Union troops to position themselves to protect Washington.

William and Beth hiking the battlefield path at Gambrill's Mill.

The location of the Monocacy Junction railroad bridge which had been fought over. Map

The Monocacy River at Gambrill Mill, near the battlefield.


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