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National Park Service Visitor Contact Station

7712 Main Street
Middletown, Virginia 22645 US

October 2019

History at Sunset

October 4 @ 5:00 PM
National Park Service Visitor Contact Station, 7712 Main Street
Middletown, Virginia 22645 US
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"...there burst upon our view the appalling spectacle of a panic-stricken army..." The William Dinges Farm (Rienzi Knoll) at Cedar Creek Known variously as the William H. Dinges Farm, Ripple Farm or Rienzi Knoll, this historic property witnessed one of the most dramatic episodes of the Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864); the arrival ... Read more

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History at Sunset

October 18 @ 4:00 PM
National Park Service Visitor Contact Station, 7712 Main Street
Middletown, Virginia 22645 US
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Tommy, Charlie, and the Kidd: General Wesley Merritt’s Cavalry at Cedar Creek By 1864, the Union cavalry was superior to the Confederate cavalry for several reasons: better horses, more firepower, and aggressive, enthusiastic leadership. Cavalry division commander Gen. Wesley Merritt and his three brigade commanders were well-trained, experienced leaders who expected to win every combat ... Read more

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