Lectures & Learning

"Civil War Battle of New Market"

When: Thu., Feb. 19, 7-8 p.m. 2015

a talk from the Palmer Lake Historical Society on this battle that took place in New Market, Virginia. "A landmark from this battle is the 'Field of Lost Shoes,' which was named for the shoes lost by Virginia Military Institute cadets in the muddy field during the battle. The Confederate victory pushed the Union Army from the Shenandoah Valley and allowed the local crops to be harvested for Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia."

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