Join Park Volunteer Chuck Barker as he examines the role of Capt. Henry DuPont and his 8th Corps batteries during the Battle of Cedar Creek.
DuPont’s actions would later earn him the Medal of Honor.
This car caravan tour will explore areas not normally accessible to the public.
Meet at Thoburn’s Position, Bowman’s Mill Road, Middletown (site will be marked by signs).
– From Middletown head south on Route 11:
– Turn left onto Water Plant Road. Proceed 1.0 mile to the intersection with Long Meadow Road.
– Turn Right on to Long Meadow Road. Proceed .01 mile.
– Turn right onto Bowman’s Mill Road. Proceed 1.4 miles to the Civil War Trails Sign. This is at a sharp bend on Bowman’s Mill Road (near a metal cattle gate which is clearly marked with a Civil War Trails marker and wayside.