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Prelude to Gettysburg: Cavalry Battles in Loudoun County
January 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ESTFree
In this three-part series, local historian Rich Gillespie offers an in-depth look at the cavalry battles that took place in Loudoun County from June 17-21, 1863. Sandwiched between the famous battles of Brandy Station and Gettysburg, these often-overlooked skirmishes proved the worth and fighting power of both Northern and Southern cavalrymen and their mounts. Meet Loudoun County Public Library at these local establishments to hear about each skirmish:
• Battle of Aldie: Thursday, Jan. 9, 7 p.m. at Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg
• Battle of Middleburg: Thursday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m. at Mt. Defiance Cidery
• Battle of Upperville: Thursday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m. at Slater Run Vineyards