Six Days with the Blue & Gray
Sunday thru Friday 15 - 20 June 2014
Enrollment Fee $1,300 (Does not include lodging) This tour includes breakfast and lunch each day and supper Sunday thru Thursday.
Lodging at Hampton Inn located at 7295 Williamson Blvd.
Lodging rate is $94/night double occupancy Group Reservation Code CWJ
Saturday night June 14 8PM at the Hampton Inn lectures by Dr. Mark Snell
Sunday June 15 Wilderness & Spotsylvania
battlefields. With Robert Krick We’ll cover Grant’s
1864 battlefield with stops at Saunders’ Field, Brock Road/Plank Road
intersection and the Widow Tapp field where Lee met
the Texas Brigade. In the afternoon we
will tour the
Monday June 16 Chancellorsville battlefield with Dr. Gary Gallagher we’ll start at Zoan
Church and then stop at the site of the last meeting between Lee &
Jackson, and then we’ll follow the route of Jackson’s famous flank
march. Afterward, we’ll stand in the
Tuesday June 17 . Gettysburg battlefield. with Dr. James McPherson
Our first stop will be the Visitor’s Center where we’ll view the Cyclorama. We’ll cover the first days’ fight from the McPherson barn over to Barlow’s knoll. We’ll also tour the Peach Orchard and Little Round Top. In the afternoon we’ll cover the operations at East Cemetery Hill, Culp’s Hill and then finish with Pickett’s assault. Along with the usual stops, we’ll visit some sites that the average tourist (and veteran visitor) overlook or are unaware of. We’ll cover the dramatic action of Bushbeck’s brigade at Kuhn’s brickyard and follow the route of Longstreet’s flank march on July 2nd. We’ll also walk along the Second Corps line at the high water mark
Wednesday June 18 Antietam battlefield with Ed Bearss We’ll start the morning in Frederick where S.O. 191 was recovered (the Best Farm), cover Jackson’s siege operations at Harpers Ferry and make a few stops on the South Mountain battlefields. After lunch we’ll tour the Antietam battlefield, with stops at the First Corps battle line, the famous Cornfield, Bloody Lane, Roulette farm house and Burnside’s bridge along with McClellan’s headquarters.
Thursday June 19 Richmond & Petersburg battlefields With Ed Bearss
We’ll begin at the Cold Harbor Visitor’s
Center and follow the course of the Seven Days’ battles to Malvern Hill. We’ll cover Gaines’ Mill, and stop at
Friday June 20 First Manassas battlefield with Ed Bearss We’ll start the morning at the famous
Stone Bridge spanning Bull Run, climb Matthews Hill and walk the ground at
Henry House Hill. We’ll also walk in
the footsteps of
Join us today for this memorable tour of the some of the Civil War’s greatest battlefields!!