• Photo of cannon at Antietam National Battlefield

    The Civil War

Maryland Campaign Links

Manassas National Battlefield Park
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Monocacy National Battlefield
Harpers Ferry National Historic Park
Antietam National Battlefield
Clara Barton National Historic Park
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
South Mountain
National Archives and Records Administration
Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area
"The Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area promotes the stewardship of our historic, cultural, and natural Civil War resources, encourages superior visitor experiences, and stimulates tourism, economic prosperity, and educational development, thereby improving the quality of life of our community for the benefit of both residents and visitors"

Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area Homepage
1862 Maryland Campaign
Newcomer House
Civil War Resources

Civil War Trust

"The Civil War Trust is America's largest non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of our nation's endangered Civil War battlefields. The Trust also promotes educational programs and heritage tourism initiatives to inform the public of the war's history and the fundamental conflicts that sparked it."

Civil War Trust Homepage
Maryland Campaign Overview

Civil War Trails

"Hundreds of Trails' interpretive signs give visitors the chance to explore the [region]'s back roads, learning some history while driving and walking through some of the most beautiful landscapes anywhere. Each regional Trail is outlined in free full-color maps available at state welcome centers and local/regional visitor centers."

Civil War Trails Homepage
Maryland
Virginia
West Virginia

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

"The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is the premier center for the preservation and research of the legacy of Civil War medical innovation."

National Museum of Civil War Medicine Homepage
Pry House

Journey Through Hallowed Ground

"The mission of The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership is to develop a cohesive vision for the conservation of this vibrant historical region extending from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, through Maryland and Harpers Ferry, West Virginia to Jefferson's Monticello in Albemarle County, Virginia."

Journey Through Hallowed Ground Homepage
Civil War 150th

President Lincoln's Cottage, at Soldiers Home

"Our mission is to engage the public in an exploration of Abraham Lincoln's leadership and ideas, and preserve President Lincoln's Cottage to nurture reflection and discourse on liberty, justice, and equality." Lincoln's cottage played a role in the writing of the Emancipation Proclamation.

President Lincoln's Cottage, at Soldiers Home Home Page
Emancipation Proclamation

Western Maryland's Historical Library

"Garrett, Allegany and Washington counties in Western Maryland have a rich and diverse history. View images from the collections of the libraries, historical societies and individuals in the three counties. There are photographs, newspaper articles and indexes, rare books and more."

Western Maryland's Historical Library Homepage (WHILBR)
Civil War in Maryland Collections

Maryland Campaign 150

"In September 2012, events will unfold to lead you on a journey recalling how our nation was shaped and molded by decisive moments in history that happened right here -- some lasting only a single day."

Maryland Campaign 150 Homepage

Maryland Heritage Area

"Maryland's Heritage Areas are locally designated and State certified regions where public and private partners make commitments to preserving historical, cultural and natural resources for sustainable economic development through heritage tourism."

Maryland Heritage Area Homepage

Frederick County, Maryland
Carroll County, Maryland
Washington County, Maryland