Shenandoah Valley Seminar and Tour (October 2016)

Join Lord Fairfax Community College’s Center for Civil War History for its annual fall semester seminar and tour “Another Era in Our War Life”: Sigel and Hunter in the Lower Shenandoah Valley, Spring 1864 on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

A morning lecture at LFCC’s Middletown, Virginia, campus with Prof. Jonathan A. Noyalas will set the stage for an afternoon carpool tour of sites between Winchester and Stephens City which will examine the Union presence in Frederick County, Virginia, irregular operations, and efforts of Union Gen. David Hunter to burn civilians’ homes in order to control increased activity from Confederate irregulars and bushwhackers during the spring of 1864.

The registration fee of $20 covers the morning lecture, all handouts, and afternoon tour. Lunch is on your own. To register contact LFCC at 540-868-7021 or Any questions about the day email Prof. Noyalas at jnoyalas[at]