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The 150th Anniversary of Kilpatrick’s Raid at Nash Farm Battlefield

Posted By on August 15, 2014

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The 150th Anniversary of Kilpatrick’s Raid at Lovejoy Station and Nash Farm Battlefield, Hampton, Henry County, Georgia, will be recognized from 20 August through 24 August 2014.

From the brochure advertising the event:

The Friends of Nash Farm Battlefield and the Georgia Civil War Commission wish to invite you to the 150th Anniversary of Kilpatrick’s Raid at Lovejoy Station, 22 August – 24 August 2014.  The event is open to the public and is designed to be both educational and entertaining.  There will [be] living history stations, camp sites, drills and demonstrations and a recreation of the dramatic sabre charge that took place at Nash Farm on 20 August 1864.

The highlight of the weekend event is the dedication of a black granite monument to the soldiers who were killed or mortally wounded during the raid.

For more information on this event, visit the website at www.henrycountybattlefield.com

For prior blog posts related to Kilpatrick’s Raid, Nash Farm, and Gen. Judson Kilpatrick, click here.

For prior blog posts on the relationship between Gen. Judson Kilpatrick and the Millersburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, G.A.R. Post, click here.

For prior blog posts on the action at Lovejoy Station, click here.

 


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