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The Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation is hosting Mosby’s Rangers historian Eric Buckland today starting at 3 pm.
His presentation will focus on the Rangers’ operations in the Valley during the Fall of 1864 like the Berryville Wagon Train Raid and the execution of six Rangers in Front Royal.
Buckland has written several books on the lives of Mosby’s Rangers and given over 100 presentations.
He also has appearances on CSPAN and publications in America’s Civil War magazine.
He currently is the President of The Stuart- Mosby Historical Society.
Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation and Civil War Trails Incorporated are hosting the 10th Virginia Living History Weekend from 10 am today until 5 pm on Sunday.
Living historians will have cooking demonstrations, practice drills, talk about the life of an average soldier and try to muster more recruits.
Make sure to stop by the free museum on site to participate in a scavenger hunt for prizes.
Activities will continue throughout both days and the hiking trails and new pavilion will remain open.
The Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation is participating in Park Day today from 8:30 AM to 5 PM.
The American Battlefield Trust is hosting today’s event which is dedicated to preserving and maintaining battlefields and historical sites nationwide.
Projects planned for Cedar Creek Battlefield today include trail maintenance, litter clean up along their adopted portion of Route 11, tree trimming, fence repair and other general site care.
Volunteers will help to leave a lasting impact for future generations to enjoy and learn from these historical sites.