Monthly Archives: September 2011

Balls Bluff Reenactment and Sesquicentennial Observance

The first reenactment ever held at Ball’s Bluff Battlefield will feature1,000 reenactors and will be limited to 3,000 spectators. Public events open on Thursday, October 20 at 7:30 AM with a Kick-off at Morven Park.  A panel discussion including historian … Continue reading

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Balls Bluff 150: Remember Edward Baker!

On October 23, 2011, the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War host a ceremony honoring Oregon Senator Edward D. Baker.  Killed leading the Federal troops at the Battle of Balls Bluff, Baker was the only sitting US Senator … Continue reading

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September Meeting: Ed Bearss

Continuing our sesquicentennial-timed presentations, on September 13 the incomparable Ed Bearss will lecture on the Battle of Wilson’s Creek: Meeting time:  7:30 PM, September 13, 2011. Location:   Old Loudoun Court House, 18 Market Street, Leesburg., Virginia. Topic:  The Battle of … Continue reading

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