Tag Archives: Winchester

The Valley of the Shadow

“Now at the end of this valley was another, called the Valley of the Shadow of Death; and Christian must…go through it…now this valley is a very solitary place. …Thus he went on, and I heard him here sigh bitterly; … Continue reading

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Why Virginia?

I’m about 10 days away from attending the largest Civil War Re-enactment west of the Mississippi River…and yes, I’m excited. This will be the third year I’ve participated, but the first year that I get to take my own living history group … Continue reading

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The Valley Is Lost and Won – 1864

It’s time to launch into the beginning of the military campaign which resulted in the Union final occupation of the Shenandoah Valley during the American Civil War. (If you missed the introduction last week, you can find it here.) There … Continue reading

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Shenandoah Valley: Introduction

Well, folks it’s the first Friday in October and time to launch our new topic for the month….The Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley – 1864. One hundred and fifty years ago General Sheridan and his Union troops swept through … Continue reading

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Daniel Morgan: General From The Shenandoah

Last week of September and the last post on the American War for Independence, at least for now. Alright, news release before the main feature post: we have a story contest here at Gazette665! Check it out and join the … Continue reading

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“Tea & Mystery in Winchester, Virginia” 2014

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I had a fantastic weekend…here’s a bonus post! Friday, August 1 and Saturday, August 2, were the dates of “Tea & Mystery in Winchester, Virginia.”  Hosted by The McGuire Home Civil War Living History Group, this event delighted guests with … Continue reading

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