Monthly Archives: April 2012
We’re disappointed to announce that our planned tour at Gettysburg for this weekend is being canceled. Unforeseen logistical issues beyond our control have thrown a crick into the works. We’ll do our best to make arrangements for another tour as … Continue reading
At the end of February, I flew to Alexandria, Virginia, to see where Elmer Ellsworth, the subject of my book, First Fallen, died. I also wanted to see the Ellsworth Exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery, in D. C. I … Continue reading
For those of you meeting the bus in Pittsburgh, the bus will leave from the Warrior Center at Penn-Trafford High School at 6 AM. (Map and details below.)
As I prepare for our upcoming tour I have been focusing on the Culp’s Hill sector of the Battle of Gettysburg. The actions around Spangler’s Spring and Spangler’s Meadow is an often misunderstood and overlooked piece of the Gettysburg puzzle. … Continue reading
Part two in a series. As the infant Confederacy crawled its way west out of Texas and into New Mexico Territory, California had other plans. The Golden State was not going to join the Confederacy, despite inflamed rumors from the … Continue reading
I was out doing some tour prep at Gettysburg and took a few shots of places we will be visiting on our May 5th tour. Below are two pictures I liked from South Cavalry Field.
We are closing in on the final call for Gettysburg: Off the Beaten Path. Registration closes April 27! We hope that you will have the opportunity to make it out for our first tour. The tour will take place May … Continue reading