New Market: Fighting On The Hill and At The Center

Last week we talked exclusively about the Union left flank developments on the Bushong Lines during the Battle of New Market, but there was a lot more happening that afternoon. Now, let’s talk about the center and west side of the battle lines.

What units should you particularly note? What actually caused the gap to open in Breckinridge’s line that would be filled by the Corps of Cadets from Virginia Military Institute? Let’s discuss…

Fighting On The Hill & At The Center

Video Highlights

  • Woodson’s Missourians & Hart’s Engineers
  • 51st Virginia Flanking Movement
  • Charge of the 34th Massachusetts
  • A Gap in the Confederate Lines
  • Breckinridge’s Decision

Thanks for watching!

Your Historian,

Miss Sarah

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