Union Civil War Monument to be Dedicated at Middleburg Battlefield

Earlier this year, NOVA Parks opened the Mt. Defiance Historic Park on a ridge just west of Middleburg. On Saturday, the Union cavalrymen who lost their lives on the battlefield 156 years ago will be commemorated in granite.

During the day, 1st Maine Cavalry reenactors will recreate life in camp, explain their uniforms and equipment, give demonstrations of cavalry weapons, and talk about the crucial role of the horse in the war.

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