D.H. Hill and the Confederate Retreat from Leesburg

On Wednesday, March 7, the Mosby Heritage Area Association hosts a first person presentation titled, “Rain, Sleet, Disease, and Gloom: D.H. Hill and the Confederate Retreat from Leesburg.”

As part of the Mosby Heritage Association’s Converstations in History series, Douglas Batson, a Defense Department geographer and historian, will examine the evacuation of Loudoun and Fauquier Counties by Confederate forces on March 7, 1862. Batson’s presentation will be in first person as the commander in charge of the evacuation, General D.H. Hill. This talk will be given on the 150th anniversary of the Confederate evacuation.

See the association’s website for more details.

Event time: 7pm

Admission Fee/Ticket Price: $5/adult, $2/student

Location: Mosby Heritage Area
40309 John Mosby Hwy
Aldie, VA 20105

About Craig Swain

"Historical marker hunter" and Civil War enthusiast.
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