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Campaign to protect Cedar Creek battlefield

Today the Civil War Trust is scheduled to announce a $1.3 million fund-raising campaign to preserve two parcels of land near the official boundaries of the Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, about 80 miles west of Washington. One is a 12-acre piece of private property where the 8th Vermont Volunteers Monument honors a desperate encounter during the Battle of Cedar Creek on Oct.
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