Confederate Winter Quarters

A live scene was shown of re-enactors assembling a wooden hut on the grounds of Montpelier, the former estate of President James Madison in… read more

A live scene was shown of re-enactors assembling a wooden hut on the grounds of Montpelier, the former estate of President James Madison in Orange, Virginia. 

One hundred and fifty years ago - in the winter of 1864 - a Confederate Army brigade from South Carolina camped there. The Civil War re-enactors demonstrated what it was like at the winter camp for soldiers, officers, and their families. Archeological finds as well as historical records were used to reconstruct the camp. close

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Vignette
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Location:
Orange, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 8, 2014

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  • Feb 08, 2014 | 10:54am EST | C-SPAN 1
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