Saturday 29 September 2018

“October 1863 Bristoe Campaign" Tour

Tour Marching Orders

Date/Time: Saturday 29 September 2018 8:00 AM

Assembly Location: Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park (Parking lot); 10707 General Kirkland Dr. Bristow, VA 20136
Tour Duration: about 5:00 PM

Cost: Free to All.

Uniform of the Day: Dress for possible hot & humid weather, wear comfortable shoes; bug spray to deal with possible ticks, etc.

Lunch:   Tuscani Italian Grill

Tour Features:  After the battle of Gettysburg in the summer of s1863, Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia and George G. Meade's Army of the Potomac limped back into Virginia eventually squaring off across the Rapidan River.  When Lee began an outflanking movement, Meade pulled his army back towards Centreville, VA setting the stage for the 1863 Bristoe Campaign.  Join us for the Fall tour, sponsored by the Bull Run Civil War Round Table, featuring Bill Backus as tour guide with planned visits to some key prliminary battle sites and a walking tour of the culminating October 14, 1863 Battle of Bristoe Station.

Tour Guide: Bill Backus (Historic Site Manager, Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park)

PoC: D. Scott Kenepp cell: 703-624-4995.

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