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Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation

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September 2018

Third Winchester: The Battle and the Aftermath – Nick Picerno

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum, 20 N. Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Free

This program by SVBF Board Chairman Nicholas Picerno will look at the Third Battle of Winchester (September 19, 1864) on both the large scale and the small scale, focusing on the pivotal action in the Middle Field that decided the outcome and the stories of the individual soldiers caught up in the fury.  It will also examine the aftermath of the battle, then and now, from its impact on the war then to the efforts to save the hallowed ground in the years since.…

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October 2018

SVBF Civil War Roundtable: Logan Metesh

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum, 20 N. Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Free

The Most Influential Man in the (Gun) World: James Henry Burton" - Logan Metesh Though he’s little-known today, James Henry Burton’s impact on the arms industry in the 19th century rivals that of his well-known contemporaries. He helped design the Minie ball used during the Civil War, worked for both the Springfield and Harpers Ferry Armories, Hall's Rifle Works, Ames Manufacturing, the British Board of Ordnance, Enfield's Royal Small Arms Manufactory, the Virginia Manufactory of Arms (later, Richmond Armory), was…

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Decision at Tom’s Brook Van Tour with Bill Miller

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mt. Jackson Center, 5300 Main St
Mr. Jackson, VA 22842
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$65

A half-day guided excursion in touring vans focusing on the cavalry battle at Tom's Brook led by Bill Miller, author of Decision at Tom’s Brook: George Custer, Thomas Rosser, and the Joy of the Fight. The tour will visit sites associated with "the Burning," the fight at Tom's Brook and "The Woodstock Races." $65. Presented by Tour Shenandoah Battlefields and Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. Assemble at Mt. Jackson Center, 5300 Main St. (38.758857, -78.628588). Space extremely limited.  For more information, click…

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Buckeyes in Blue: Ohio Soldiers in the Shenandoah Valley

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Soldiers from Ohio played a critical role in most of the major battles in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War, including the far-ranging clashes during Stonewall Jackson's 1862 Valley Campaign, the 1863 Second Battle of Winchester that opened the road to Gettysburg, and the titanic struggles at Third Winchester and Cedar Creek in 1864. If you call the roll at the Valley's most pivotal battles, Ohio was there. On Saturday, October 13, 2018, the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation's first-ever…

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