February 26, 2013
The cavalry leads a charge during a re-enactment of Capt. John Mosby’s raid on the Town of Herndon. The town will host another re-enactment Sunday, March 17 downtown, which is the 150th anniversary of Mosby’s raid.
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March 17 marks 150 years since Mosby’s raid of Herndon.
On St. Patrick’s day 150 years ago, Union soldiers from the First Vermont Cavalry were at the Town of Herndon depot and sawmill. They were expecting a group of reinforcements, but instead Confederate Capt. John Mosby and his unit arrived on a raid, sparking a brief skirmish.