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It was a Journey Back in Time on Saturday, September 20, 2014 as history came alive along Main Street and Courthouse Square in Old Town Warrenton for the tenth annual event commemorating the history of the Town of Warrenton and Fauquier County. The Old Town Main Street observances began at 8 a.m. and ran through 4 p.m. The event featured living historians, special programs, and a 9 a.m. Living History
Thursday on the road to Atlanta the discussion quickly turned to the railroad and its importance to both army’s as they drove and retreated toward Atlanta. Since we had plenty of time, we decided to make a side trip to Kennesaw and the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History. The museum in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institute houses as its center piece the locomotive General made famous by
The December reenactment “Camp and Ceremony” will be on December 12-13, 2014. The Camp & Ceremony has been moved to the Netherland Inn grounds; the Camp will be established on Dec 12 from about 3pm on; and, the Ceremony will be on Dec 13 at 10am with a Wreath laying at the Battle of Kingsport Monument at approx 11am. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (423) 323-2306.
This book covers the 40 days of May and June 1864 that was almost ceaseless daily combat between the Confederate forces commanded by General Robert E. Lee and the Union forces commanded by General Ulysses S. Grant, which is now known as Grant’s overland campaign. The losses suffered by both sides were greater than that of the war so far. This campaign was one of five coordinated attacks planned by