150 years ago this month…

Cavalry Raid

A two-pronged Union cavalry raid against Richmond was turned back by local militia March 1. The hoped-for outcome of the raid was to free prisoners and cause mayhem in the Confederate capital.

A talk at the Walkerton Tavern, north of Richmond commemorates the event March 8.
richmond.eventful.com/events/kilpatrickdahlgren-raid-/E0-001-067228239-2

Camps and forts

Camp

Soldiers spent what would be for many the last quiet moments of their lives in camps and fortifications as winter came to a close. A symposium and bus tours take a look at this phase of the war.

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