St. Albans raid, St. Albans, Vermont
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St. Albans raid, St. Albans, Vermont October 19, 1864. by John Branch

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Published in St. Albans, Vt .
Written in English


  • Saint Albans Confederate Raid, 1864.

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Edition Notes

StatementCompiled and distributed by John Branch, sr.
LC ClassificationsE470.95 .B73
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p.
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6334682M
LC Control Number36006732

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The St. Albans Raid: Confederate Attack on Vermont (Civil War Series) - Kindle edition by Sherburne, Michelle Arnosky, Miner, Don. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The St. Albans Raid: Confederate Attack on Vermont (Civil War Series)/5(11). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Saint Albans Raid, (Oct. 19, ), in the American Civil War, a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory; the incident put an additional strain on what were already tense relations between the United States and Canada.. On Oct. 19, , about 25 Confederate soldiers based in Canada raided the town of St. Albans, Vt., killed one man, robbed three banks, and then retreated to Canadian. The St, Albans Raid (Octo ) Views George Sanders, Montreal, The St Albans Raid Twenty-one cavalrymen, organized by Confederate agent George Sanders and led by Lieutenant Bennett Young, arrived from Canada by twos and threes over a period of nine days and took over St. Albans, Vermont in what was to go down in history as the.

It was a dramatized re-telling of the story of the St. Albans Raid, starring Anne Bancroft, Lee Marvin and Peter Graves, among others. The Confederate commander of the real-life raid had escaped. The story of the St. Albans Raid of Oct. 19, , has all the makings of a silver-screen drama. In fact, a movie, “The Raid,” did just that, although it played fast and loose with the facts. The youthful, dashing and real-life lead character, Confederate Lt. Bennett Young, was the small band’s leader. The story of the St. Albans Raid has all the makings of a silver-screen drama. The northernmost and perhaps most unusual land action of the Civil War took place on Oct. 19, , in St. Albans, Vt. On Sept. , the th Anniversary of The Raid was commemorated with special events and activities throughout St. Albans.   St. Albans men organized under recently discharged Union captain George Conger, F. Stewart Stranahan and John W. Newton to chase the Rebels out of town. The complex network of the Confederate Secret Service was entangled with the raid and conspired to Author: Michelle Arnosky Sherburne.

St. Albans at the time of the raid had a population of about 2, and as the county seat was the busiest commercial and manufacturing center north of Burlington. Wednesday Oct. 19, , the day following the village’s weekly market day, would be remembered as having started rather sleepily, but even so, there were easily hundreds and. The St. Albans Raid may be a footnote in the great saga of a greater conflict, but it is history that’s still revered in St. Albans. In , the community will officially mark the th anniversary of the St. Albans Raid with a three-day event including a Civil War Costume Ball and dramatic re-enactments of the raid staged on the downtown park. > The St. Albans Raid; or, Investigation into the Charges Against Lieut. Bennett H. Young and Command, for Their Acts at St. Albans, Vt., on the 19th Oc .   The raid. On Oct. 19, Young and 20 southern riders struck St. Albans. Gunmen rounded up as many civilians as they could and held them in the centre of the town. Others seized the villagers’ horses. The balance of the rebels fanned out through the streets and plundered three of St. Albans’ banks. All told, they hauled off more than $,