For Teachers
We appreciate the opportunity to work with your class to meet Virginia history Standards Of Learning. The information on this page will assist you in getting the most out of your study of the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley.

Teacher's Packet PDF

Pre-Visit Work Sheet PDF

Post-Visit Work Sheet PDF

Arrange a visit to the battlefield and farm

"Kid Stuff", Selected items from the Store

Ghost Cadet Back In Print! Many schools throughout the country are reading Ghost Cadet, an award winning historical novel based on the experience of Cadet William Hugh McDowell at the Battle of New Market. Get it Here! To learn more about the real life William McDowell, visit

Cadet William McDowell and Ghost Cadet in the VMI Archives