Richmond Civil War Sites – Pic 16

Richmond Civil War Sites – Pic 16
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This is the grave of CSA Major General Samuel Jones – Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. With the outbreak of the Civil War, Jones would command the artillery at the First Battle of Bull Run. He would be promoted brigadier general on July 21, 1861. Later he would command the Department of Western Virginia and the District of South Carolina. He was promoted major general on March 9, 1862.

GPS coordinates: 37.53834 -77.45436

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What sites should I see in West Virginia and western Pennsylvania?

Question by grchik: What sites should I see in West Virginia and western Pennsylvania?
I am traveling to West Virginia and eastern Pennsylvania next summer and want to get information on where I should go?

We’ll be traveling in June.


Best answer:

Answer by jameshdwyer
Philly is a great place to go. There is a lot of history there. I would suggest you take the double decker bus. It allows you to hop on and hop off and takes you around the entire city, including some areas that are not in the central tourist area.

Another nice place to visit is Lancaster, PA. This is Amish country and has some of the best baked goods and shops around. They also have some great places for tourists to go and learn about the Amish culture as well as eat in family style restaurants.

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