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  • Virginia Museum of the Civil War - Tours
    K 2 1 1 2 3 Geography K 3 1 6 Economics K 6 1 7 3 8 Civics 3 12 Virginia Studies VS 1 VS 7a c US History to 1865 USI 1a b e i USI 9 US History 1865 to Present VUS 7a Don t forget to visit the General s Store Students find many items to reinforce and continue their history experience All proceeds support New Market Battlefield State Historical Park The time commitment for tours does not include lunch restroom breaks or a visit to the store Plan extra time for these activities Download the field trip packet for more information on picnic facilities Private s Tour 2 hours Interactive Orientation to the Park Virginia Room Scavenger Hunt Interactive hands on program Equipping the Soldier Guided tour of the Battlefield Book Your Group Tour School of the Soldier 3 hours Interactive Orientation Virginia Room Scavenger Hunt Interactive hands on program Equipping the Soldier Guided tour of the battlefield School of the Soldier program Book Your Group Tour Cadet s Tour 3 hours Enjoy seeing the Emmy award winning film Field of Lost Shoes Interactive Orientation to the Park Virginia Room Scavenger Hunt Interactive hands on program Equipping the Soldier Guided tour of the Battlefield Emmy award winning film Field of Lost Shoes Book Your Group Tour Life on the Farm 3 hours Perfect for grades K 3 but fun for all ages Good Fences Make Good Neighbors build a split rail fence while learning about farming in the 19th century Games from the Farm students discover how children in the 19th century enjoyed their free time by playing period games Guided tour of the Bushong Farmyard Guided tour of 1825 Bushong Farmhouse Interactive exploration of the Bushong Family and the ways their lives were changed

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/vmcw/Things_to_See_and_Do/10737422085/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Civil War Day Camp
    kepi a uniform jacket and a wool covered canteen All for 40 00 The uniform kit is not required to attend it is a popular optional item You must be a registered camper to receive the discount More Information The Civil War Day Camp allows children to participate in such activities as the School of the Soldier the process of turning raw recruits into infantrymen and a guided tour of the battlefield Day campers learn about life on the home front with domestic chores such as fence building Among the day camps other components are 19th century games Civil War camp songs and viewing the Emmy award winning film Field of Lost Shoes 20 per recruit per day Sign up for all five days and save 20 00 five days of fun for the price of four Limited to 30 campers per session minimum of five campers needed for program to take place so sign up early to reserve your spot 19th century crafts Infantry drill Guided battlefield tour Farm chores and games Period style refreshments Mid morning snack provided Civil War Day Camp programs complement Virginia Standards of Learning and those of several other states For more information please

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Homeschool Day
    Historical Park 8895 George Collins Pkwy PO Box 1864 New Market Va 22844 866 515 1864 nmbshp vmi edu Open daily year round 9 a m to 5 p m except New Year s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Eve and day Homeschool Day The Virginia Museum of the Civil War and the Home Educators Association of Virginia are pleased to present Homeschool Day Saturday March 19 2016 10 00 a m to 4 00 p m 2016 Homeschool Day Homeschool Day Flyer A special event rate of 3 00 per person ages 6 and older is available by registering here or by calling 866 515 1864 Registration opens on January 13 2016 Limited space is available so register early Homeschool Day 2016 will offer hands on learning experiences for all ages Join the Confederate Army and learn to drill try dancing the Virginia Reel enjoy 19th century games and crafts watch the Emmy award winning film Field of Lost Shoes take a guided tour through the battlefield learn 19th century foodways and much more Visit displays on wildlife at the Battlefield keep an eye out for the Park s resident bald eagles wild turkeys deer and other animals protecting our

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/vmcw/Things_to_See_and_Do/10737423744/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Virginia Military Institute - Did your ancestor fight at New Market?
    s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Eve and day Did your ancestor fight at New Market As one of our 150th Anniversary Commemoration projects we are attempting to reach the living descendants of the VMI Cadets and soldiers North and South who fought here in 1864 The information you share will deepen our understanding of the human scale of the battle as well as enrich the interpretive experience of our thousands of annual visitors Please fill out this short form to be included in the Battle of New Market Ancestor Registry Download Register Form Want to find out more about your Civil War Ancestor 1 The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System database is a good place to start The CWSS database contains over 5 million soldier names from over 30 states and territories and the website has several other useful links to possibly obtain more detailed information http www itd nps gov cwss 2 The National Archives has copies of official military and pension records for Civil War soldiers You may request a search of these records by first obtaining NATF forms 85 for pension files and 86 for military record from the National Archives by either email at inquire arch2 nara gov or by postal mail at Textual Reference Branch NWDT1 National Archives and Records Administration 7th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington DC 20408 Be sure to include the type of form s you are requesting NATF 85 NATF 86 or both the quantity of forms you need and your postal mailing address The National Archives website www nara gov also has useful information 3 Check with the state archives in the home state of your ancestor s unit to see what records are available Local town and county historical societies are often another good source of more detailed

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/vmcw/Researchers/10737423745/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Virginia Military Institute - Units and Casualties in the Battle of New Market B
    battle are listed losses suffered before or after that are not included Information adopted from The Battle of New Market by William C Davis For More information New Market Cadet Graves Picture Trail New Market s Lone Medal of Honor Federal Army MAJ GEN Franz Sigel First Infantry Division Sullivan Killed Wounded Missing Total Percentage loss First Brigade Moor 18th Connecticut Peale 1 31 24 56 16 28th Ohio Becker not engaged 116th Ohio Washburn not engaged 123d Ohio Kellogg 5 33 37 75 10 7 First Brigade total 6 64 61 131 3 2 5 Second Brigade Thoburn 1st West Virginia Weddle 4 54 18 76 10 9 34th Massachusetts Wells 30 131 54 215 43 54th Pennsylvania Campbell 32 180 42 254 44 9 54th Pennsylvania Second Brigade total 67 392 126 585 21 7 First Division total 73 456 187 716 19 1 First Cavalry Division Union Stahel Killed Wounded Missing Total Percentage loss First Brigade Tibbitts 1st New York Veteran Taylor 12 26 9 47 not known 1st New York Lincoln Adams not engaged 1st Md Potomac Home Daniel 1 1 not known 21st New York Otis 2 12 14 not known 14th Pennsylvania Duncan 6 2 8 not known First Brigade total 14 44 12 70 not known Second Brigade Wynkoop 15th New York Roessler 2 3 11 16 13 3 20th Pennsylvania Douglas 1 5 15 21 no figures 22d Pennsylvania McNulty Second Brigade total 3 8 26 37 First Cavalry Division total 17 52 38 107 approx 5 Union Army Total Killed Wounded Missing Total Percentage loss 96 520 225 841 13 4 5 guns Confederate Army MAJ GEN Jon C Breckinridge Infantry Division Killed Wounded Missing Total Percentage loss First Brigade Echols 22d Virginia Patton 4 29 33 5 7 23d Virginia

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  • Virginia Military Institute - James M. Burns
    daily year round 9 a m to 5 p m except New Year s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Eve and day James M Burns New Market s Lone Medal of Honor Recipient Rank and organization Sergeant Company B 1st West Virginia Infantry Place and date At New Market Va 15 May 1864 Entered service at Jefferson County Ohio Date of issue 20 November 1896 Citation Under a heavy fire of

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  • Business Promotions
    Visit Event Calendar Annual Reenactment Museums Grounds For Teachers Shaara Scholar Internship Researchers Historians Official State Shenandoah Valley Tourist Info Center Business Promotions Local Area Information Staff New Market Battlefield State Historical Park 8895 George Collins Pkwy PO Box 1864 New Market Va 22844 866 515 1864 nmbshp vmi edu Open daily year round 9 a m to 5 p m except New Year s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Eve and day Business Promotions The internet has revolutionized the way travelers get their information Travel surveys confirm however that most visitors to the Valley make their daily itinerary once they are in the Valley WE are where they find out about YOU There is no substitute for a smiling face sharing information about your business We currently offer two great ways to advertise your business or institution The first displays your brochure or rack card in the SVTIC We offer three sizes of brochure booklet pockets that are reserved on a calendar year basis Your annual fee is 75 per brochure pocket 100 for booklet size The second way to advertise uses 20 second video blocks on our digital signage display providing real time traffic weather and event information Each

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/vmcw/10737428811/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Virginia Military Institute - Local Area Information
    of the Civil War Plan Your Visit Event Calendar Annual Reenactment Museums Grounds For Teachers Shaara Scholar Internship Researchers Historians Official State Shenandoah Valley Tourist Info Center Business Promotions Local Area Information Staff New Market Battlefield State Historical Park 8895 George Collins Pkwy PO Box 1864 New Market Va 22844 866 515 1864 nmbshp vmi edu Open daily year round 9 a m to 5 p m except New Year

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