Lecture: Battle Brief: Tarleton's Charlottesville Raid, 1781 - August 3, 2021 (US, Online)

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August 3, 2021
United States
Subject Fields: 
Military History

Join the National Museum of the United States Army for our virtual August Battle Brief about one of the most dramatic events of the Revolutionary War! A museum historian will tell the story of Tarleton's Charlottesville Raid of June, 1781, when British forces in central Virginia launched a daring strike to destroy Patriot supplies, disrupt the meeting of Virginia's legistlature, and capture Governor Thomas Jefferson. This program will also feature rare period maps and modern images of the key sites associated with this episode's events.

This Battle Brief will be presented on August 3 at 7:00 pm EDT and August 10 at 12:00 pm EDT.

To register for this free virtual event, go to https://www.thenmusa.org/events/

Contact Info: 

John R. Maass

National Museum of the U.S. Army, Fort Belvoir, VA