Tag Archives: Battle of Winchester

Question of the Week for April 21, 2014

Winchester, Virginia is filled with Civil War history. What is your favorite Civil War site in or around the Winchester area?

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Invading Home

When Robert E. Lee made the decision to invade the north in June 1863 he aimed to take the war into enemy territory north of the Potomac River. For a portion of his army, the invasion route would take them back … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of First Winchester—Now Where is the Battlefield?

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Winchester. Instead of following the format of the last few 150th posts on battles in the Shenandoah Valley, I thought I would try something new for this battle anniversary. The … Continue reading

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