White’s Ford Regional Park to open on Monday

Officially, on Monday June 9, Loudoun can boast another Civil War site for the public to visit – White’s Ford Regional Park.   This park has been a while in the making… and making…. and making.  But now it will be open to the public: Famous Potomac River Crossing Becomes Regional Park On Monday, June 9,Continue reading “White’s Ford Regional Park to open on Monday”

Marching BACK through Loudoun: Return of the Army of the Potomac

Careful you don’t get whiplash as I shift between theaters. Last month I offered a series of posts detailing the movement of the Army of the Potomac through Loudoun. But let’s not forget the Army of the Potomac came back through Loudoun during the later half of July 1863. My research into that movement isContinue reading “Marching BACK through Loudoun: Return of the Army of the Potomac”

Marching Through Loudoun: June 28, 1863

As the morning broke over Loudoun County on June 28, 1863, not only had the Army of the Potomac completed its passing, but also the Army of Northern Virginia… of course save some Confederate cavalry posted on the Blue Ridge and what stragglers remained from the long marches. The engineers completed the task of pullingContinue reading “Marching Through Loudoun: June 28, 1863”