Civil War Life in New Market
Hear the story of the VMI Cadets at the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864 . Other related topics include: The Nurses of New Market, The Burning, Pacifists during the Civil War, The Irish and the Emerald Guard, Rice’s Battery, Life of Enslaved Peoples, Life in New Market during Reconstruction, The Women’s Memorial Society.
All standard tours are approximately 90 minutes in length. Occasionally along the tour, there are places one may sit. At least once during the tour, you will be seated in a church. If you are physically challenged, a shorter tour, entirely inside a church, can be arranged. If you do not have time to take the full 90 minute tour, you may also request an abbreviated tour.