Battlefield Series Program
Battlefield Series Programs highlight particular stories and events related to the Battle of Cedar Creek and other Civil War sites in the Shenandoah Valley. These programs allow visitors an opportunity to see sites not normally open, or widely accessible, to the general public. Battlefield Series programs are offered on select Saturdays, starting May 20th. Each program is free and lasts between 90 minutes to two hours.
“...with a wild, fierce yell...”
The Defense of Thoburn’s Redoubt
Confederate General Jubal Early’s brilliantly-planned and executed attack on October 19, 1864 at Cedar Creek caught many Union units by surprise, the first being Col. Joseph Thoburn’s 8th Corps division. Join Park Ranger Jeff Driscoll as he considers the defense of “Thoburn’s Redoubt,” that early morning in mid-October 1864. Meet at Thoburn’s Redoubt, Bowman’s Mill Road, Warren County.