Battle Brief: Tarleton’s Charlottesville Raid, 1781

Join the National Museum of the United States Army for our August Battle Brief about one of the most dramatic events of the Revolutionary War! Museum educator and historian, John Maass, 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 legislature, 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.

Register for Battle Brief: Battle Brief: Tarleton’s Charlottesville Raid, 1781

August 10, 2021 @ 12:00
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm (1h)


John Maass