Includes 21 tours throughout southern Pennsylvania, central and western Maryland, the eastern panhandle of West Virginia and all but the extreme southwestern part of Virginia. Each route incorporates significant war sites, timely travel tips and local history, complete with inside stories on personalities - from the illustrious to the unknown, from politicians and generals to unsung heroes and villains. Two additional chapters suggest accommodations and restaurants located within a short distance of the tours.
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Civil War Sites in the Eastern Theater based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
The book is a little dated - no surprise, considering that it was published over ten years ago - but still a good resource. If you don't know a ton about the American Civil War and yet you're interested in touring some of the battlefields and sites, this gives you a fairly good overview. There isn't a ton of information about the battlefields themselves, but you can find that stuff out by going to the visitor's center at each site. The real information is about other local sites that you might have skipped over during your visit - Oatlands near Manassas, for example. Before you plan any trips using this information, however, I would consult the internet to make sure of hours, prices, and if the places are still even open.