Civil War Series
2:33 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

A Union First

In part 130 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson says that the March 17, 1863 battle at Kelly’s Ford was the first victory for Union calvary and a harbinger of things to come for the South.

Illustration of the Battle of Kelly's Ford

March 17, 1863 Battle at Kelly’s Ford