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Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation


January 2021

SVBF Civil War Roundtable: Dr. Ken Rutherford – “America’s Buried History”

January 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This meeting of the SVBF’s Civil War Roundtable will feature speaker Dr. Ken Rutherford.  Ken’s topic will be “America's Buried History":  Landmines in the Civil War This meeting will be conducted online using the Zoom platform.  To join the Zoom meeting, click this link  or paste the full ink into your browser:  https://zoom.us/j/97212778437?pwd=UmJJcjMzbWNGZGdqMGtuZUhYcDVEZz09 About the Program Dr. Rutherford's program will highlight how landmine development and tactics evolved with their widespread use in the Civil War - and how an alliance…

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April 2021

SVBF National Conference: New Market, Piedmont, and the Fall of Staunton

April 22 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 8:00 pm
Stonewall Jackson Hotel, 24 South Market Street
Staunton, VA 24401 United States
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The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation's 2021 National Civil War Conference will focus on the 1864 Lynchburg Campaign, which included the dramatic battles of New Market, Piedmont, and Lynchburg, the fall of Staunton, and the systematic destruction of Hunter's Raid, including the burning of VMI. The conference, which will be held from April 22-24, 2021, will be headquartered at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel and Conference Center in Staunton, Virginia. The conference will include talks, special events, and tours of New Market,…

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July 2021

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

July 31 @ 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 @ 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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