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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1824/02/29 Edmund Berkeley is born on February 29, 1824. Born Berkeley House, Aldie Aldie
1825/08/09 John Q Adams and Marquis de Lafayette visit James Monroe at Oak Hill. General Lafayette holds 6 month old Edmund Berkeley. Companion Oak Hill Leesburg Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1830/00/00 Mary Donelson, a relative of President Andrew Jackson, and Edmund Berkeley are playmates in the White House. Life The White House Washington, DC
1840/00/00 Edmund Berkeley attends William and Mary. Education Wren Building, College of William and Mary Williamsburg
1853/00/00 Upon the death of his father Lewis, Edmund Berkeley inherits Evergreen Manor. Home Evergreen Plantation Manor House Haymarket
1861/05/08 Having received his commission as captain of militia from Gov John Letcher before the start of the Civil War, Edmund Berkeley forms Company C of the 8th Virginia Volunteer Infantry, The Evergreen Guards. Confederate captain
1863/07/01 Major Edmund Berkeley leads Garnett's in attacking and destroying the property of the Cumberland Valley Railroad at Gettysburg. "Boys remember Haymarket" was their rallying cry. Confederate captain Gettysburg National Military Park Gettysburg, PA Battle of Gettysburg
1863/07/03 Edmund Berkeley is desperately wounded at the stone wall at Gettysburg during. After the famous charge of Pickett's men there were only 10 men left of the 200 who made the charge. Confederate captain Gettysburg National Military Park Gettysburg, PA Pickett's Charge
1863/07/03 The 8th Virginia Infantry, the Berkeley Regiment, fought in all the principal battles in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The regiment was almost annihilated at Gettysburg. Confederate captain Gettysburg National Military Park Gettysburg, PA Pickett's Charge
1863/07/03 The 8th Virginia Infantry, the Berkeley Regiment, fought in all the principal battles in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The regiment was almost annihilated at Gettysburg. Confederate captain Gettysburg National Military Park Gettysburg, PA Battle of Gettysburg
1864/05/15 Edmund's son, Virginia Military Institute cade Edmund Jr is wounded at New Market, VA when fifty-three out of two hundred and twenty five of the boys were killed and wounded. Father New Market Battlefield Park New Market Battle of New Market
1911/07/21 Lt Col Edmund Berkeley opens the Manassas National Jubilee of Peace, a week-long celebration of national healing and reunion, with an address and a poem he wrote. Manassas, the site of the first major battle of the war, was the site of the first reunion. Dignitary Manassas National Battlefield Park Manassas Manassas National Jubilee of Peace
1915/12/01 Edmund Berkeley dies at the age of 91. He is buried at Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery in Haymarket. Died St Paul's Episcopal Church Haymarket
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