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huntersraid_logoWest Virginia soldiers who were casualties of the 1864 Lynchburg Campaign will be honored during 150th anniversary events in Lynchburg, Virginia.  Four of those soldiers served in the 7th West Virginia Cavalry.

Pvt. Valentine Alexander, Co. G
Sgt. Patterson Ballard, Co. B
Pvt. William A. Green, Co. I
Sgt. Abner Monk, Co. B

On Sunday afternoon, June 15th, there will be a marker dedication at 2pm at Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church in Lynchburg, honoring the fallen West Virginia soldiers buried there in unmarked graves.  The event is sponsored by the Taylor-Wilson Camp #10 of the Union Veterans of the Civil War.  The public is invited to attend.

A list of all the West Virginia soldiers lost during the Lynchburg Campaign can be found here….

Many other events and activities are scheduled during the week of June 13-21, 2014.  For more information on the Lynchburg Sesquicentennial, contact Kevin Shroyer, chairman of the Lynchburg Sesquicentennial Committee.

For more information on the Lynchburg Campaign, visit huntersraid.org.

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May
16

Hunter’s Raid film on DVD

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huntersraidfilmThe award winning film, Hunter’s Raid: The Battle for Lynchburg, is available for purchase on DVD from the Historic Sandusky Foundation.  Click here for more information and to order:  www.historicsandusky.org.

The DVD is a 45 minute documentary of Hunter’s famous raid, and was the winner of 3 regional Emmy awards.  Price is $16.99 + S/H.

For more information on Hunter’s Raid, visit:
www.huntersraid.org

 

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