The Battle of Gettysburg
The Confederacy’s High Tide
Wednesday thru Sunday October 23 - 27
Enrollment fee $850 (Does not include lodging)
Lodging at the Days Inn 516 York Road (U S Route 30) Gettysburg, PA 17325 Tele (717) 334-0030
Join Ed Bearss, Jeff Wert & Robert K. Krick for this unique five-day tour of the Battle of Gettysburg.
We’ll begin the program Tuesday night October 22nd at 8 PM with lectures by Robert K. Krick and Dr. Mark Snell.
October 23 On Wednesday morning, with Bob Krick as our guide, we’ll start at the Cashtown Inn and cover the sites, such as the railroad cut, Herbst Woods – where the Iron Brigade was destroyed – Oak Hill, Coster Avenue and Barlow’s Knoll along with Kuhn’s brickyard. Monday evening lecture by Jeff Wert.
October 24 On Thursday, with Jeff Wert as our guide, we’ll follow Longstreet’s flank march, walk the Devil’s Den, stand on Little Round Top, explore the Wheatfield and finish the day with Gen. Sickles in the Peach Orchard. Tuesday evening lecture by Dr. Peter Carmichael.
October 25 Friday, we’ll follow legendary guide Ed Bearss and with him we’ll finish the second day of the battle. We’ll start at the Trostle Barn where Sickles was wounded, walk along Cemetery Ridge and stand with the 1st Minnesota. In the afternoon we’ll walk Culp’s Hill and interpret the combat action from Spangler meadow to the summit of Culp’s Hill. Evening lecture by Dr. Richard J. Sommers.
October 26 On Saturday Ed Bearss will take you on a tour of the sites prominent in the final act of the great drama at Gettysburg. We’ll start with the cavalry action between Custer and Stuart and finish the morning in the Spangler meadow below Culp’s Hill. In the afternoon we’ll walk in the footsteps of Pickett’s division and interpret the Union defense of Cemetery Ridge.
October 27 Sunday’s agenda will be devoted to following Ed Bearss as we visit the site of the cavalry action at Fairfield, cover Farnsworth’s charge, visit Neill Avenue with Dean Schultz and walk the Lincoln trail at Gettysburg.
A buffet style lunch is included each day with this five-day tour. In addition, each participant will receive a detailed, tactical map packet along with a variety of brochures and handouts to support the interpretation presented by the guides.