Known for the battle that saved Washington DC, both Union and Confederate troops both camped here during the Maryland campaign in 1862. In the attempt to influence the 1864 election. With the Union outnumbered three-to-one, they defended the banks of the Monocacy River to allow troops to be reinforced in DC.
Check out some images taken at the Monocacy National Battlefield in Maryland on a cold February morning. The National Park Service acquired Best Farm in 1993 which is located just three miles south of Frederick.