Campaign Weather

Source: Krick, R. K., Civil War Weather in Virginia

The sunrise and sunset times come from (Cottom’s Edition) Richardson’s Almanac, 1861…Calculated by David Richardson, of Louisa County, VA (Richmond: J. W. Randolph, [1860]).

For more precise sunrise/sunset and moonrise/moonset information, visit the the U. S. Naval Observatory site.

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8 10 2011
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8 10 2011
Craig Swain

The Naval Observatory provides historical sunrise/set and other illumination data on their site – http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/RS_OneYear.php

But…. according to the Observatory, the data you sited is off by five minutes.

8 10 2011
Harry Smeltzer

The source for the Richmond sunrise/sunset times is (Cottom’s Edition) Richardson’s Almanac, 1861…Calculated by David Richardson, of Louisa County, VA (Richmond: J. W. Randolph, [1860]). So it seems these were predicted times.

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