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Living History at Cedar Creek

October 12 @ 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Living History at Cedar Creek
Thoburn’s Redoubt, Cedar Creek Battlefield, Virginia
(Saturday, October 12, 2019
Living History – 12:30pm-5pm
Combined Arms Demonstration – 1pm
Torchlight Tour – 7pm)

Presented by the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. Living history will feature roughly 100 infantry soldiers portraying the 5th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment who were on picket duty on the morning of Oct. 19, 1864, a full artillery section portraying Henry Brewerton’s 5th US Battery B, two horse-drawn cannons and battery wagon, caisson and full teamster/support detail. Living history presented by Liberty Rifles and 1st Section from 12:30pm-5pm. Programs will include a combined arms demonstration at 1pm, with infantry forming, drilling, and maneuvering, and artillery deploying into battery, unlimbering and firing. The event will climax with a torchlight tour at 7:00pm that will feature vignettes including horses and teamsters, infantry pickets, artillery in defensive line, and the story of the opening of the attack during the battle. Free. For more information, call 540-740-4545.

Details

Date:
October 12
Time:
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation
Phone:
540-740-4545
Email:
info@svbf.net
Website:
www.ShenandoahAtWar.org

Venue

Thoburn Property
Bowman's Mill Road
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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