Charles City, Va. – 155th Anniversary of The Action at Wilson’s Wharf
Located between Richmond and Williamsburg in Charles City, Virginia, Fort Pocahontas was the site of the May 24, 1864 Action in which United States Colored Troops defended the fort they built against an assault by Fitzhugh Lee’s Confederate Cavalry. Open to the public 10-4 Saturday and 10-2 Sunday: $10/adults, $8/students. Battle reenactments 12:30pm both days. Enjoy a weekend of Civil War living history including a dress parade, period medical demonstration, and family activities.