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Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Hope Coates begins a series on the Battle of Westminster, Maryland. This short fight was one of those important events that contributed to the delay of Major-General J.E.B. Stuart’s Confederate cavalry from reaching Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia before the Battle of Gettysburg.

Battle of Westminster Part 1 With Licensed Battlefield Guide Hope Coates

Jun 29, 2009
Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Hope Coates begins a series on the Battle of Westminster, Maryland. This short fight (fought 146 years ago today on June 29, 1863) was one of those important events that contributed to the delay of Major-General J.E.B. Stuart’s Confederate cavalry from reaching Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia before the Battle of Gettysburg. Hope is a native of Westminster, and has been a Licensed Battlefield Guide since 2006.
Battle of Westminster Part 2 With Licensed Battlefield Guide Hope Coates

Battle of Westminster Part 2 With Licensed Battlefield Guide Hope Coates

Jul 14, 2009
In today’s post she shows us where the fighting occurred through the streets of Westminster.

Battle of Westminster Part 3 With Licensed Battlefield Guide Hope Coates

Jul 22, 2009
In today’s post she talks about the aftermath of the battle including some soldiers’ burial locations.