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Historic Trail Ride Across Goose Creek Bridge

History on Horseback: A Ride Back in Time

Where Time Stands Still History on Horseback: I’m not sure which one I enjoyed more this past Saturday: Getting to go on a two-hour trail ride through some of the most beautiful scenery in the country, or getting to hear first-hand accounts about the history of...
150th Anniversary of Mosby’s 1st Rendezvous

150th Anniversary of Mosby’s 1st Rendezvous

Mt. Zion ChurchOn January 26, 1863, sixteen gray-clad riders gathered at the small brick church located at the intersection of the Old Carolina Road and Little River Turnpike near Aldie, Va.The group was a very special detail of the 1st Virginia Cavalry under former...
Happy Birthday John Mosby

Happy Birthday John Mosby

JOHN MOSBYNo name in the annals of the Civil War conjures up a more gallant, romantic and awe-inspiring image than that of Confederate Colonel John Singleton Mosby of Virginia. The epitome of the Southern cavalier, Colonel Mosby was a charismatic officer whose small...
Aldie Mill’s Civil War ties

Aldie Mill’s Civil War ties

I had a great time signing copies of my Civil War novel, Shades of Gray, in Aldie, Va. on Saturday during the village’s bicentennial celebration.The best part was getting to sit right in front of the historic Aldie Mill which was used to supply grain to horses...
 

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