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    Civil War Defenses of Washington

    District of Columbia

Plan Your Visit

The way you plan your visit will depend on your interests and expectations. Click on the links belows for more information:

Exploring the Civil War Defenses of Washington

Reservations for Picnicking, Sports Fields, and Community Gardens

Hiking and Biking, Concerts, Tours, Activities, and More

 
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Logo for the Civil War Defenses of Washington (trade marked)

Did You Know?

Battleground National Cemetery

Battleground National Cemetery is aptly named. The cemetery grounds were part of the battlefield when Confederate troops under the command of Gen. Jubal Early attacked Washington, D.C. on July 11 – 12, 1864.