August 18, 2013

Sunset Tour, The Lost Generation

Belle Grove MansionOn Friday evening I went to another History at Sunset tour at Cedar Creek Battlefield. It started at the beautiful Belle Grove plantation in Middletown, which is across the Valley Pike from the place where we began the recent Heater Farm tour.


Ranger Shannon of the National Park Service conducted this tour. She focused on two casualties of the Battle of Cedar Creek, Stephen Dodson Ramseur, CSA, and Charles Russell Lowell, Jr., USA. Both were outstanding young men See the park service's page, Lost Generation, for their bios and a description of the battle.

Shannon was a fellow student on some of the tours we took with Professor Noyalas of LFCC.


2 comments:

  1. Thank you for an interesting story.

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  2. What a great tour to Cedar Creek Battlefield, Linda!

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