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Rick Britton
Rick Britton

Virginia historian, Rick Britton, joins Les Sinclair to tell us about the Battle of Fort Stevens–in Silver Spring, MD, just outside the District of Columbia. A Confederate Army attacked & President Lincoln rode out to watch. He actually stood up on one of the parapets while minie balls were whizzing by. It became only the second time a sitting President was on a battlefield actually under fire.

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