Johnny Reb and Billy Yank meet to swap news, tobacco and coffee in the darkness of the battlefield.
of New Market Evening Lantern Tours!
Saturday, October 29, 2011.
Lantern Tours begin at 7:00 PM
every 15 minutes until 8:45 PM
It is a damp, dark and dreary night. The ground is muddy and puddles of water are everywhere. It is Sunday evening after the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864 and the sights, sounds and smells of the battlefield are all around you when suddenly you . . .
back in time and walk in the footsteps of the Union and Confederate soldiers
and the Bushong family on the New Market Battlefield. Experience the tales
of the Virginia Military Institute Cadets as the recount the days
events. Costumed interpreters will share spine tingling stories through
historical interpretation as they portray
$10.00 per person, $5.00 youth 6 years to 12 years; 5 years old and under,
Battlefield Main Page