November 7, 2009

Monument to the 8th Vermont

Near Middletown, Virginia
Cedar Creek
The 8th Vermont Vol's,
Genl. Stephen Thomas
Commanding Brigade
Advanced across the Pike
The morning of Oct. 19, 1864.
Engaged the enemy near
and beyond this point,
and before sunrise lost
in killed and wounded 110 men...

videoHear the short video in which Professor Noyalas reads an account of the struggle for the flag in this early phase of the Battle of Cedar Creek. Behind him is Mr. Ratcliff, who kindly hosted our visit to this site.

2 comments:

Craig Swain said...

Linda, are you able to enter this monument in HMDB? It has "escaped" us thus far since it is on private property.

Linda said...

Sure, I'll add it soon. Thanks for visiting!