GETTYSBURG: DAY 2 (July 2, 1863)
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2019
Enrollment fee is $375 (Does not include lodging)
Critically acclaimed author Jeffry Wert is scheduled to lead this tour. Legendary battlefield guide Ed Bearss also plans to accompany us as our special guest.
Travel with critically-acclaimed author and historian Jeffry Wert and our special guest Edwin Bearss as we examine Day 2 of the Battle of Gettysburg. We will spend two full days tracing the action of July 2 the most significant day of one of the most significant campaigns of the Civil War. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the Confederacy," Gettysburg was the war's bloodiest battle with over 51,000 casualties. We hope you can join us this fall as we walk the ground where the armies clashed on July 2, 1863.
Friday, October 11, 2019
7:00 pm Gather for a lecture by historian Jeff Wert in a private room at our hotel.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
8:00 am Depart the hotel by coach. We’ll begin at the North Carolina monument and then follow Longstreet’s flank march. Stops will include the Longstreet tower, the Alabama monument, Little Round Top, Devil’s Den and a walk to the Wheatfield. We'll end the day at the Peach Orchard and the site of General Sickles' wounding on the Trostle farm. We should arrive back at the hotel by 5:30 pm.
Sunday, October 13, 2019
8: am Depart the hotel by coach. Today we continue to walk the ground of day 2 of the battle. Tour stops pertaining to July 2 will include: Wilcox’s assault, Culp’s Hill, Spangler meadow, East Confederate Avenue, Steven’s Knoll, and East Cemetery Hill. Our tour ends at approximately 4:00 pm. this afternoon.
TOUR HOTEL BASE
We have reserved a block of 35 double rooms for 2 nights (October 11 & 12) at the Days Inn, Gettysburg. The special group rate is $91+ tax! This group rate applies until October 1, at which time any rooms in our reserved group block not sold will be released. Subsequent bookings will be based on availability and higher room rates may apply.
865 York Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Tel: (717) 334-0030
Group Rate : $91 plus tax, per room/per night
Breakfast is included in rate
Reservation Code: CGA272
What is Included in Tour Cost:
What is NOT Included in Tour Cost:
Ed Bearss' expenses are not included in the price of this tour as he is accompanying the trip as our special guest.
Edwin C. Bearss