Tag: cavalry

Roundtable: Six Days of Awful Fighting

Speaker Eric Wittenberg will discuss, “Six Days of Awful Fighting: Cavalry Operations on the Road to Cold Harbor.” Most students of the Civil War are familiar with the terrible infantry fighting that occurred on June 1-3, 1864 at Cold Harbor in Hanover County, Virginia. Many however, are unfamiliar with the concerted cavalry fighting that took… Read more »

In Memory of Self and Comrades: Book Signing Event

Join author Michael K. Shaffer as he discusses his new book In memory of Self and Comrades which is a story about Thomas W. Colley, 1st Virginia Cavalry. This event is included with regular admission. Thomas W. Colley served in one of the most active and famous units in the Civil War, the 1st Virginia… Read more »