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.