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St. Albans City, Vermont: Northernmost Attack of the Civil War

Historical marker notes that 22 Confederate raiders snuck in from Canada, robbed three banks, stole horses, then fled back across the border on Oct. 19, 1864.

Address:
73 N. Main St., St. Albans City, VT
Directions:
On the east side of US-7/N. Main St. just north of its intersection with VT-36/Lake St.
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Northernmost Raid

The marker is hard to see in the summer under the tree by the road, but it's there! Other memorials nearby include the Gettysburg Address on a Civil War monument.

[Martha, 08/24/2023]

Rebel raiders in 1864 snuck into Vermont from Canada, robbed three banks, and, as the marker notes, "shot up the town."


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