The sprawling Cedar Creek Battlefield in Middletown, Va. now has its very own app, thanks to the Civil War Trust
. This is the sixth free battlefield app for the Trust and maybe the most necessary one because the Battle of Cedar Creek
, on Oct, 19, 1864, played out over eight square miles and across modern day I-81. There were also two distinct parts of the battle: a Confederate victory in the morning and a Union victory in the afternoon.
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 ... Read Post
Organizers of the annual re-enactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek in Middletown, Va. are promising the biggest and best four-day event — Oct. 17 to 20 — in honor of the 150 th anniversary of one of the oddest battles of the war. Th... Read Post