Fury at Fredericksburg
And the Battles of Mine Run & Rappahannock Bridge
Sesquicentennial Anniversary Tour
Thursday - Friday 13 – 14 December 2012
Enrollment fee $300 (does not include lodging) Breakfast and buffet lunch is included each day with this tour.
Lodging at the Fredericksburg Hospitality House and Conference Center
located at 2801 Plank Road (U S Route 3) Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(540) 786-8321 Group Reservation Code CIVIL1212 Lodging is $89/night double occupancy This tour includes continental breakfast each morning and lunch each day along with colorized tactical map packet.
Join Robert K. Krick, Dr. Gary Gallagher and Edwin C. Bearss for this unique tour of the Battle of Fredericksburg and associated engagements along the Rappahannock River.
We’ll begin the program Wednesday evening with lectures by Gallagher and Krick.
Thursday will be devoted to the Battle of Fredericksburg – one of the great victories achieved by R. E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Tour stops will include Chatham Manor, the stonewall below Marye’s Heights, various sites in Fredericksburg, Lee’s Hill, Howison’s Hill, the site of the Federal breakthrough, Prospect Hill and the Slaughter Pen Farm.
On Friday, we’ll follow Ed Bearss as we cover the operations along Mine Run including a walking tour of Payne’s farm. In the afternoon we’ll cover the Sixth Corps operation at Rappahannock Bridge.