Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Civil War Trust 2017 Calendar-- Part 10, October: Cedar Creek, Va.

CEDAR CREEK, VA.  639 acres saved.

Among the Cedar Creek landmarks protected through Trust efforts is the monument commemorating the valiant stand of the 8th Vermont  Regiment -- whose sacrifice allowed the Union Army to regroup in the face of a surprise pre-dawn Confederate attack. -- and Reinzi's Knoll, where Union Major General Philip Sheridan arrived on the field to rally his men and launch a devastating counterattack.

--Old Secesh

No comments: