Credit: VFH Radio
Original Author: VFH Radio, a program of the Virginia Foundation of the Humanities
Created: June 4, 2011
Publisher: VFH Radio

Weather, Water, and Horses in Wartime

The impact and importance of potable water, horses, and weather conditions during the Civil War are considered in the 2011 Signature Conference of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission held at Virginia Tech. Elliot Majerczyk of With Good Reason highlights excerpts from the presentations of some of the country's most eminent Civil War scholars, including James Robertson Jr. and William C. Davis of Virginia Tech, and equine specialist John M. Bowen.