It was a beautiful Spring day on Saturday, June 13, 2020, and Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield had seven visitors attend our first regularly scheduled guided tour of the season. Continue reading “Tour report: June 2020”
This is the 4th & last installment of a series of four memorable tours given at Cedar Mountain Battlefield in 2019. Links to the previous 3 tour reports can be found at the end of this post. Continue reading “On Reverend Philip Slaughter’s Property, “The Shelf””
This is the 3rd installment of a series of four memorable tours given at Cedar Mountain Battlefield in 2019. A descendant’s interest in his ancestor prompts a guided tour focusing on the 31st Virginia. Continue reading “31st Virginia at Cedar Mountain”
This is the 2nd installment of our look at four memorable tours given at Cedar Mountain in 2019. A descendant’s interest in his ancestor’s experience at Cedar Mountain leads to a guided tour focusing on the 27th Indiana.
The first in a series of four reports documenting some of the highlights from a busy tour season in 2019. This installment documents the return of Adjutant Charles Sprout’s sword to Cedar Mountain Battlefield. Continue reading “Some Memorable Moments from the 2019 Tour Season”
It’s always our pleasure to meet visitors whose ancestors were at the Battle of Cedar Mountain. The July 20 tour group led by board member Brad Forbush included descendants of soldiers serving with the 42nd Virginia and 66th Ohio regiments. Continue reading “66th Ohio soldier Aaron Riker’s account of the battle at Cedar Mountain”
Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield (FCMB) welcomes requests for battlefield tours by individuals or groups seeking to learn more about the battle. FCMB was delighted to respond to a request by Mr. Mike Dove for a private tour in August 2018. Board member Bradley Forbush provided the tour and wrote this tour report. Continue reading “Descendant tour: Following the 21st Virginia Infantry at Cedar Mountain”
Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield (FOCMB) welcomes requests for battlefield tours by individuals or groups seeking to learn more about the battle. FOCMB was delighted to respond to a request by Mr. Greg McQuillan, of Colvina, California and his two sons, Brannon and Brendan, for a private tour in April 2018. Continue reading “Tracing an ancestor’s footsteps on Cedar Mountain Battlefield”