Six Days with the Blue & Gray
Sunday thru Friday 16 - 21 June 2013
Enrollment Fee $1,200 (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 $99/night double occupancy Group Reservation Code CWJ
Saturday night June 15 8PM at the Hampton Inn lectures by Robert K. Krick and Dr. James McPherson
June 16 Antietam battlefield with James McPherson. We’ll
start the morning in
Monday June 17 Chancellorsville battlefield with Edwin C. Bearss 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 18 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
Wednesday June 19 Wilderness & Spotsylvania
battlefields. With Ed Bearss We’ll cover Grant’s 1864 battlefield with stops
at Saunders’ Field,
Thursday June 20 . Gettysburg battlefield. with Jeff Wert. 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.
Friday June 21 First Manassas battlefield with Robert E. L. Krick 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!!