Refugees in the Civil War
From 1861 to 1865 American armies
swept across the landscape, stealing food
from American farmers and fighting for
American cities. These armies came in
contact with countless civilians, many of
whom fled their homes to get away from
Join local historian Paige Gibbons about
this interesting, but seldom covered, topic
of the American Civil War.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Free, donations accepted. Refreshments
available for purchase, weather permitting
The Deadliest Enemy:
Disease in the Civil War
During the quiet winter of 1861-62, men
were still dying long after the First Battle of
Manassas. Disease killed more Civil War
soldiers than combat and both armies were
especially hit hard during the first year
of the war.
This special program will examine
what diseases swept through Civil War
regiments, the causes, and the treatments.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Tours begin on the hour with the first tour
at 11:00 a.m. and
the last tour starting at 3:00 p.m.
$5.00 per person, children under 6 free.
Ben Lomond Historic Site
10321 Sudley Manor Road
Manassas, VA 20109