Tag Archives: Connecticut
Sheridan's ride from Winchester rallying his troops

Retreat and Attack: The Ninth Connecticut at Cedar Creek

In the early morning of the 19th October 1864, Captain John G. Healy of the Ninth Connecticut Infantry had his men stand to arms at their breastworks on the east bank of Cedar Creek. ‘The Irish Regiment’ was part of the Union XIX Corps of Major-General Phil Sheridan’s Army of the Shenandoah. Now reduced to […]

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CWPT Report on Most Endangered Battlefields

The Civil War Preservation Trust has released its History Under Siege report, a guide to America’s most endangered and at risk battlefield sites of 2010. I would encourage you to take some time to have a look at the report, and to support the CWPT’s efforts if possible. A wide range of sites are threatened, […]

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