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First Battle of Kernstown Walking Tour
March 27 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Learn about the Civil War’s First Battle of Kernstown (March 23, 1862) during this walking tour that takes place at the Kernstown Battlefield on the Pritchard-Grim Farm. Led by author and historian Gary Ecelbarger, the walk begins at 9 a.m. at the Kernstown Battlefield.
Free. Register in advance here.
Gary Ecelbarger is the author of numerous nineteenth-century non-fiction works including The Day Dixie Died: The Battle of Atlanta, and “We are in for it!”: The First Battle of Kernstown. He has also published biographies of Civil War generals “Black Jack” Logan and Frederick W. Lander, as well as military histories of the Shenandoah Valley campaign. Ecelbarger is a leading authority of the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley and has been consulted frequently for historical interpretations of Civil War battlefields in the Valley. Gary Ecelbarger is also a Lincoln scholar and divides his research and touring time between the Rockies and Revolutionary War sites.