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Second Battle of Kernstown 150th Anniversary Commemoration July 19-20, 2014

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11:06 am

Join the Kernstown Battlefield Association for this two-day event with ongoing battlefield activities on both Saturday and Sunday. ¬†Saturday also features a special guided motorcoach tour of the days leading up to and including the Second Battle of Kernstown. The tour will be guided by author/historian Scott C. Patchan along with guest host Roderick Gainer. ¬† Living History all day Saturday and Sunday will have an authentic-campaigner group portraying the sharpshooter battalion of the 31st Georgia, the 10th West Virginia and two CS cavalry units with detailed historical accounts of the role of these units in the Second Battle of Kernstown. . They will be doing firing demonstrations and will provide support to the final phase of the Second Kernstown motorcoach tour. There will be period family character portrayals, artifacts display from the archives of the National Park Service, period fashion shows on the steps of the Pritchard House, live period music by the “Shenandoah Valley Minstrels” and Kernstown Battlefield conducted Walking Tours.

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