What a day....both in Oregon and Virginia.  While reenactors on the actual Ball's Bluff battlefield in Virginia, were able to relive the battle where Colonel and Oregon United States Senator Edward Dickinson Baker shed his "hero blood, patriot blood" in defense of the Union, a dedicated group of Oregonians made time in their busy schedules to attend the Oregon Civil War Sesquicentennial's150th Anniversary  memorial to Baker, in the auditorium at the Salem Public Library. It was a solemn, but uplifting event. Thank you all for attending.