Chris Mackowski and Dan Welch get ready to “Call Out the Cadets” from the Virginia Military Institute with Sarah Kay Bierle. They’ll discuss her new book for the Emerging Civil War Series and the history of the battle of New Market.
John C. Breckinridge, Franz Sigel, the Cadets from VMI, the civilians in New Market, campaign march, and the battle in the rain feature in this episode. Sarah also shares a little about her inspiration for the new book and how she made her decision to write about New Market.
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Save the dates – May 18 and 19, 2019, Sarah will be talking about New Market history at the New Market Reenactment. Come to the event and she’ll be happy to autograph copies of the newest book in the ECW Series!