Monthly Archives: July 2011

August Meeting – Frank O’Reilly

Join us on August 9, as our Sesquicentennial-timed presentations look next to the early days of the famous “Stonewall” Brigade.  Our guest Frank O’Reilly discusses the Liberty Hall Volunteers and the early-war generalship of Thomas J. Jackson: Meeting time:  7:30 … Continue reading

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Marking a Moment in Time: First Civil War Soldier to Die in Loudoun

Marking a Moment in Time: The Death of Cumberland George Orrison, the First Soldier to Die on Loudoun Soil During the Civil War On the early morning of August 5, 1861, members of the Niagara Rifles crossed the Potomac and … Continue reading

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Summer Field Trip: First Manassas!

Our 2011 Summer Field Trip is set for August 13.  Hank Elliot from Manassas National Battlefield Park is our guide over the First Manassas battlefield. Topic: The Battle of 1st Manassas – (an in-depth walking tour with Hank Elliot (NPS)) … Continue reading

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