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.
Sabres & Saddles: Cavalry at Cedar Creek
Swift, aggressive cavalry attacks began and ended the battle of Cedar Creek in October, 1864. The outcome of this vicious battle was undetermined until Union commanding general Philip Sheridan turned loose his cavalry leaders including George Armstrong Custer. Join Ranger Rick Ashbacker to experience the terrain, tactics, and weapons used by cavalry units at Cedar Creek. Meet at the National Park Service Visitor Contact Station (7712 Main Street, Middletown, Virginia) for this car caravan tour.
- National Park Service Visitor Contact Station
- 7712 Main Street