Fridays at the Front

Fridays at the Front

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Fridays at the Front
  • Two Generals - One House

    Episode 1

    “Fridays at the Front” is a collaboration between Civil War Digital Digest and the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation to bring you great history out of the Shenandoah Valley! Today we visit historic New Market, Virginia. Meet a house on a busy intersection with a great story of Civil War h...

  • Brewerton's Guns at Cedar Creek

    Episode 2

  • John Worsham's Civil War

    Episode 3

    John Worsham marched in the 21st Virginia and rose to be their adjutant. His Civil War service ended at the Battle of Third Winchester. Now, stay in Winchester to meet John through an excellent grouping of his artifacts at a renovated museum worth you time! “Fridays at the Front” is a collaborati...

  • Thomas Laws - Union Intelligence Asset

    Episode 4

    Thomas Laws deserves to be much better known than he is! Enslaved at the beginning of the Civil War, it was his action and bravery that provided the conduit for General Sheridan to get vital intelligence to launch the 3rd Battle of Winchester. Find out more! “Fridays at the Front” is a collaborat...

  • Fort Collier - Civil War battlefield

    Episode 5

    Fort Collier today rests next to an industrial park on the outskirts of Winchester. However, when it was built, it played an important role in the defenses of Winchester. Let’s visit the Fort and talk about the end of it’s time of service - the Battle of 3rd Winchester. Find out more! “Fridays at...

  • Jessie Rupert - Southern Unionist in New Market, VA

    Episode 6

    All Southerners believed in the Confederate cause - right? Not quite. This week, let’s meet Jessie Rupert who lived in New Market for the entire Civil War. Find out more about her story and famous Confederate friends, despite being Unionist! “Fridays at the Front” is a collaboration between Civil...

  • Watch the Flank! 5th & 7th Ohio at Port Republic

    Episode 7

    We often see the overall battle discussed in any war. Let’s dive down and look at the action of one officer leading two regiments at the Battle of Port Republic. The battle is often known for it’s key terrain feature, the Coaling. Yet, these men served in the shadow of it. Join us! “Fridays at th...

  • McDowell's Mansion

    Episode 8

    Let’s visit a beautiful, out of the way portion of the Shenandoah Valley. Let’s go to McDowell! We’ll meet a great historic site there and find out its history. Join us! “Fridays at the Front” is a collaboration between Civil War Digital Digest and the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation t...

  • The Nurses Didn't Run

    Episode 9

    Soldiers weren’t the only brave people at the front. Let’s meet a nurse who made a pact to stand fast with her comrades in 1862. Join us! “Fridays at the Front” is a collaboration between Civil War Digital Digest and the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation to bring you great history out of...

  • The Burnt District

    Episode 10

    Let’s travel to Dayton and explore some of its darkest days because of bad information. Meet the hero who saved it. Join us! “Fridays at the Front” is a collaboration between Civil War Digital Digest and the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation to bring you great history out of the Shenando...