Join the National Army Museum and historian James Price for a virtual discussion of this small but bloody battle, including slides of images, maps, and drawings.
This program will be offered at 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EDT on November 2, and at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST on November 9.
Jimmy Price is an Education Specialist with the National Cemetery Administration’s Veterans Legacy Program and a founding board member of the Battle of New Market Heights Memorial and Education Association. He received his M.A. in Military History from Norwich University in 2009. His first book, “The Battle of New Market Heights: Freedom Will Be Theirs by the Sword,” was nominated in the nonfiction category for the 15th annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards. His second book, “The Battle of First Deep Bottom,” was released to critical acclaim in 2014. Jimmy writes about different aspects of the Civil War on his blog, Freedom by the Sword: A Historian’s Journey through the American Civil War Era and has contributed essays to “A Companion to the Meuse-Argonne Campaign” (edited by Dr. Edward G. Lengel), “Hallowed Ground” magazine, and the “International Encyclopedia of the First World War.” He lives in Fredericksburg with his wife and four children.
Register for the Battle Brief: The U.S. Colored Troops at New Market Heights, 1864