150th Anniversary T-shirt, made from 6.0 oz, pre-shrunk 100% cotton, it wears well on anyone. Double-needle stitched the bottom and sleeve hems for extra durability. Available Qty: 116
Wind Breaker jacket, lined
Very warm wind breaker, perfect for those cool windy days at Cedar Creek. polyester shell and lining.
Cedar Creek DVD
The Battle of Cedar Creek, DVD Documentary, a Video Vision and CCBF Production.
Using vivid demonstrations, maps, photos, and on-site presentations, this documentary provides a most concise yet complete presentation of the events leading up to and through the Battle of Cedar Creek. A great compliment to your interpretive library on Civil War History. You will want to visit the sites and experience the sounds. This DVD is a great prep for the park tours available to the public at the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park given seasonally by Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation Guides. A great companion self guided tour book is also available. This journey into history is celebrated annually with a reenactment of the Battle. Look for this event on the actual grounds where valiant foes vied with one another to preserve their respective ideal, coming each October near the anniversary of the actual event, October 19th, 1864.
CEDAR CREEK ART
Cedar Creek Battlefield Self-Guided Tour Book
The last great battle of the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia took place on 19 October 1864 along Cedar Creek between the towns of Strasburg and Middletown. This tour covers 12 locations important to understanding the essential aspects of the battle, plus 3 optional stops covering specific details. The tour begins at Hupp's Hill Civil War Park on US 11, in Strasburg, VA, and ends at the Lord Fairfax Community College north of Middletown.
Reverse the Trenches print by Keith Rocco
Renowned historical artist, Keith Rocco, commissioned by The American Civil War Round Table of the U.K. to create an oil painting of the Confederate assault on the Cedar Creek earth works, created the painting entitled "Reverse the Trenches."
The Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation will be selling Limited Edition Prints, numbered and signed, for $175 each. All of the proceeds will go towards the preservation of the battlefield. Purchasers of the prints will help CCBF retire the mortgage on the trenches property, and in return receive a beautiful print - and claim a tax-deductible donation in the amount of $150 for the prints.
The Gathering Storm print by Dorothy Henkle
Autumn 1864 was a quiet time on the Heater Farm, with only a distant summer afternoon thunderstorm gathering on the horizon. But just a few weeks later, the Heaters were faced with a much larger storm gathering, consisting of vast numbers of Federal and Confederate troops. On October 19, 1864 more than 50,000 soldiers would fight the Battle of Cedar Creek on and around their farm. It would never be the same again.
Calvin print by John Wesley Chumley
Calvin sits on the front porch of the Heater House where he was born and raised, considering all that has happened on the hallowed ground around him, the 50,000+ soldiers who gathered there and fought the Battle of Cedar Creek, and what it all means to him. Signed and numbered.
Kirkshaw's Brigade print by by Don Prechtel
"Kershaw's Brigade" print by by Don Prechtel. Signed and numbered, limited edition:
The opening of the Battle of Cedar Creek is depicted by Gen. Kershaw's attack in the predawn darkness through dense growth as he approaches the unsuspecting Union position.
THE BOOK CORNER
The Battle of Cedar Creek
written by Jonathan Noyalas. Published by the History Press
"Among all the battles fought in the Shenandoah Valley, none achieved more significant results and had wider consequences than Cedar Creek." This book, a part of the sesquicentennial series of Civil War literature, is written to provide the reader of a concise description of events leading up to and through this battle that significantly contributed to the reelection of Abraham Lincoln and the successful conclusion of the war. Essentially two battles in one, the importance of this struggle in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley cannot be understated.
West Virginia and the Civil War
written by Mark A. Snell. published by The History Press
Mosby's Raids in Civil War Northern Virginia
written by William S. Connery. Published by The History Press; Mosby, feared by the North, children were told to be good or Mosby would get them; a hero to the South, celebrated during the later stages of the war in company with R.E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, Mosby continued to garner celebrity and controversy until long after his death. Part of History Press' Civil War Sesquicentennial Series, "Mosby's Raids in Civil War Northern Virginia is a book for the casual reader about the Gray Ghost.
The Battle of Fisher's Hill
written by Jonathan Noyalas. Published by The History Press. This newest addition to the literary collection celebrating the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War by Jonathan Noyalas provides us a picture of a too often overlooked contest in the Shenandoah. Many of the Army of the Shenandoah's Veterans saw Fisher's Hill as their most significant victory in their campaign to wrest the breadbasket of the South away from Southern Control. This battle opened the door to the ultimate defeat of Southern forces in the all important Valley. "Stonewall" Jackson said to lost the Valley is to lose the war. After the war, Fisher's Hill became a site of healing and commemoration lasting into the 20th Century.
Stonewall Jackson's 1862 Valley Campaign
written by Jonathan Noyalas. Published by The History Press:
A volume contribution to the Sesquicentennial Literary collection of the Civil War, this book describes Stonewall Jackson's campaign to save the Shenandoah Valley that should it be lost was "to lose the war." The Valley Campaign of 1862 is still studied by war colleges as the epitome of war of a smaller unit engaging multiple and larger units that made the name of "Stonewall" recognized the world over. A concise study of the campaign, this volume is an easy read for the casual student of Civil War History.
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The Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation (CCBF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Middletown, Virginia. We were formed in 1988 to acquire, protect & preserve lands & physical objects relating to the Battle of Cedar Creek & to interpret them for the educational benefit of scholars & the general public. Since its inception, the CCBF has acquired 345 acres of core battlefield land.