2013 Saturday Ranger Series
From Battlefields to City Streets: the park's new Summer Ranger Series will explore a variety of Civil War stories
Richmond National Battlefield Park is inviting residents and visitors to spend their Saturdays with Park Rangers exploring the area's Civil War history - on battlefields and in historic buildings, on city streets and country lanes, from the James River to the Chickahominy.
Every Saturday, from Memorial Day through Labor Day, rangers will explore a different aspect of Richmond's Civil War history, including...
Did You Know?
Of the 12,738 reported Federal casualties for the battle of Cold Harbor, nearly one in six belonged to a heavy artillery regiment. These units earned the nickname “Red Leg Infantry” because the facings on their uniforms were scarlet, rather than the regulation sky-blue of the regular infantry.