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.
The Cedar Creek battlefield in Middletown, Va. just gained 29 acres of land at the northern end of the battlefield where two regiments of the XIX Union corps held off a Confederate advance in the early morning hours of Oct. 19, 1864... Read Post
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