Local Civil War battlefield site is re-emerging

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Posted: April 27, 2013

The Winchester Star

The clearing of brush and trees on the Middle Field of the Third Battle of Winchester site has begun. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Chase Milner, program manager for stewardship for the Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Foundation, watches a piece of heavy equipment clear trees and brush as part of the $2.2 million preservation project.

WINCHESTER — The site of one of the largest and deadliest Civil War battles in the Shenandoah Valley is starting to emerge from a veil of trees and brush.

A native grasslands restoration team has…

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