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Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation

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June 2019

“The Life and War of Confederate General Zebulon York” – Peter Dalton

June 6 @ 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

SVBF Civil War Roundtable Meeting Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum, Winchester (Thursday, June 6, 2019, 7pm) In 1861 Zebulon York helped raise and finance a rifle company which would become a part of the 14th Louisiana Infantry. He would later become colonel of that regiment and lead it in many of the major battles in the East. Later in the war he would be promoted to brigade command and serve under General John Gordon. He would be seriously wounded at…

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“The Fearful Peril”: Tour of Civil War Staunton

June 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Car caravan and walking tour of Civil War-related sites in Staunton led by historian and author Bill Miller.  Presented by the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation.  Staunton was engulfed by the Civil War.  It was a critical strategic, logistical, and hospital site, played a role in the battles of McDowell, Piedmont, and Waynesboro, and faced the destruction of “Hunter’s Raid” in June 1864. This tour will include sites related to those events as well as Staunton’s post-war story.  The tour is…

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Civil War Kids Camp – Luray

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Luray Valley Museum at Luray Caverns, 101 Cave Hill Rd
Luray, VA 22835 United States
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$10

A Civil War "mini-camp" for children ages 6-14 that’s perfect for veteran campers or for youngsters trying it for the first time. Campers will enlist in a unit alongside living historians and learn about camp life, soldiers’ drills, equipment, and life during the Civil War; witness a musket demonstration; and take part in a mock battle! Presented by the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation and the Heritage Museum. Cost:  $10 per child.  (Camp includes a commemorative t-shirt.) Ages:  6-14 Pre-registration is…

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August 2019

“The Forgotten Valley”: A Civil War Conference

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
George Washington Hotel, 103 E Piccadilly St
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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$30

On Saturday, August 3, 2019, the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation will present “The Forgotten Valley,” a one-day conference on lesser known Civil War stories in the Shenandoah Valley.  The conference will feature eminent Civil War historians Eric Buckland, Gary Ecelbarger, Dennis Frye, Catherine Mägi, Jonathan A. Noyalas, Scott C. Patchan, Keven M. Walker, and Eric J. Wittenberg. The cost will be $30 per person; lunch will be on your own.  Space will be limited, and pre-registration is required.  To register,…

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