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Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation


July 2020

Fridays at the Front – “The Horrors of War”: Harper’s Ferry During the Civil War

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please Note:  This tour has been postponed due to the continuing effects fo the coronavirus pandemic.  The tour will now be held next year, on Friday, July 30, 2021. Car caravan tour of Harper’s Ferry Civil War-era story, including sites related to John Brown’s 1859 Raid, Stonewall Jackson’s victory at the 1862 Battle of Harper’s Ferry, Jubal Early’s 1864 Maryland Campaign, and Storer College.  Located at the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley, Harper’s Ferry was a critical strategic location…

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September 2020

Battletown’s Civil War Story: Car Caravan Tour of Berryville

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Car caravan tour of Berryville's Civil War-era story, including sites related to the Second Battle of Winchester, the Battle of Berryville, Thomas Laws, Mosby's Rangers, and Josephine City, the African-American community founded after the war by former slaves. The tour will be led by SVBF CEO Keven Walker.  The tour is free, but pre-registration is required.  To register, fill out the form below or call 540-740-4545.

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July 2021

“Born of Fire”: West Virginia and the Civil War

July 31, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holiday Inn Martinsburg, 301 Foxcroft Ave.
Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401
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"Born of Fire": West Virginia and the Civil War A Civil War Conference Holiday Inn Martinsburg Martinsburg, West Virginia (July 31, 2021) West Virginia was created by the Civil War - born of internal and national politics, geography, and the fires of war. The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation's 2021 Valley Conference, "Born of Fire": West Virginia and the Civil War, will look at the Mountaineer state's Civil War story, from the early campaigns with Robert E. Lee and George McClellan,…

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October 2021

“Tar Heels in the Valley” Conference

October 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E Edenton St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Far from home, North Carolinians played a pivotal role in many of the actions in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War, from Stonewall Jackson’s early campaigns to the epic fights of the 1864 Shenandoah Campaign.  On Saturday, October 23, 2021, the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation will present a Civil War conference, “Tar Heels in the Valley”: North Carolinians in the Shenandoah Valley During the Civil War, that will look back on the experiences of those North Carolina soldiers. Held…

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