Virginia History with Rick Britton: Infantrymen in the Civil War

The Charlottesville Podcasting Network is pleased to offer this exclusive all new series with local award-winning historian and cartographer, Rick Britton. Airing on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, I’ll talk with Rick about a wide range of subjects from Virginia’s colorful 18th and 19th centuries.

In this, the second episode of this new series, learn why infantrymen in the Civil War sometimes discarded their pistols and bayonets before a battle. For information on all of Rick Britton’s lecture and tour series contact Charlottesville’s Senior Center Inc. at (434) 974-6538.

The Charlottesville Podcasting Network netcasts many of Rick Britton’s history series. Click here for a complete list.