Special Events / Field Trips

2019:   Special Events / Field Trips



Antietam:   The Bloodiest Day -- Civil War History Conference and Tours

July 23-28:   Symposium based at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown, MD   17201.

Featuring Tom Clemens, Dennis Frye, Kevin Pawlak, Wayne Motts, Carol Reardon, John Priest and many others at the LARGEST Antietam Conference ever held!

More than 25 of the top historians and tour guides in the Civil War history field will cover diverse topics such as the opposing forces, medical care, photography, the historic Dunker Church and more.   In addition, you will have the opportunity to engage in micro tactical tours of the battlefield, and the campaign led by expert guides.

Early Bird Pricing – Save $30 when you register for a Generals or Complete Weekend Package by April 1, 2019.   Use code EARLY30 when registering online.

Note:   All participants are responsible for arranging hotel accommodations at www.wyndhamhotels.com for the seminar, which is not included in tour price.   $110/night double occupancy plus tax.   Special pricing for participants based on room availability.   When making hotel reservations, mention Chambersburg Civil War Seminars / Lark Kennedy.   Use code 072319LAR.

For full itinerary and pricing, go to http://civilwarseminars.org/?page_id=29.   Register online at http://business.chambersburg.org/events/details/antietam-the-bloodiest-day-27802.

Chambersburg Civil War Seminars & Tours has been hosting Civil War Tours for more than 28 years.   Special discounts are available for Civil War Round Table members.   For more information, visit the Chambersburg Civil War Seminars & Tours website at http://www.civilwarseminars.org, or contact Lark Plessinger by phone at (717) 264-7101 ext. 206.

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Life on Campaign:   Summer Living History at Bentonville Battlefield

August 24, 2019:   10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bentonville Battlefield, 5466 Harper House Rd, Four Oaks, NC   27524.

Hear the roar of cannon fire!   Learn how artillery regiments loaded and fired during the Civil War.   Infantry displays by the 27th NC Co. D will showcase a common soldier’s daily life.   Demonstrations will occur throughout the day.   This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Amanda Brantley at (910) 594-0789 or email her at amanda.brantley@ncdcr.gov.

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23rd Annual Civil War Symposium:   Small Battles, Big Results!

October 18 @ 9:00 a.m. - October 20 @ 5:00 p.m., 2019.   Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA   23803.

The 23rd Annual Civil War Symposium at Pamplin Historical Park presents some of the nation’s greatest Civil War scholars as they talk about Small Battles, Big Results.   The authors and topics are as follows:

  • Mr. Peter Cozzens:    Battle of Iuka
  • Mr. Jerry Desmond:    Battle of Ringgold
  • Mr. Rod Gragg:    Battle of Fort Fisher
  • Mr. Jeff Hunt:    Battle of Mine Run
  • Mr. James Morgan:    Battle of Ball’s Bluff
  • Dr. Timothy Smith:    Battle of Champion Hill
  • Dr. Brian Steel Wills:    Battle of Fort Pillow

Space is limited and pre-registration and payment is required for the Symposium.   A letter of confirmation will be sent to all registrants.   Call (804) 861-2408 or visit http://www.www.pamplinpark.org for more information and to register today.   See and print the registration form here.

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