What is Liberation and Freedom Day (Virginia, US)?

Introduction In a unanimous vote, on 01 July 2019, the City Council of Charlottesville, Virginia, established a new city holiday, Liberation and Freedom Day, to be celebrated on 03 March. Refer to American Civil War. Background Union Army troops, under the command of Major General Philip Sheridan, arrived in Charlottesville on 03 March 1865, liberating… Read More

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What is Liberation and Freedom Day (2019)?

Introduction In a unanimous vote, on 01 July 2019, the City Council of Charlottesville, Virginia, established a new city holiday, Liberation and Freedom Day, to be celebrated on 03 March 3. Background Union Army troops, under the command of Major General Philip Sheridan, arrived in Charlottesville on 03 March 1865 (refer to American Civil War),… Read More