We are proud to announce that Daniel T. Davis and Richard A. Chapman, Jr. will be joining us a guides for our Sunday symposium tours!
Daniel T. Davis will join Chris Mackowski’s tour of the Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield. Daniel will be our opening lecturer on Saturday. His topic, More Desperate Fighting Has Not Been Witness on This Continent: Ulysses S. Grant and the Overland Campaign; is sure to be engaging.
On the Sunday tour, Daniel will lend his expertise on Emory Upton’s May 10th, 1864 assault, amongst other topics.
Daniel T. Davis graduated from Longwood University with a B.A. in Public History in 2005. He worked for five years as a historian at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park and Appomattox Court House National Historic Site. Dan currently resides in Vienna, VA with his wife and their beagle mix, Bayla.
Richard A. Chapman, Jr. will join Kristopher D. White’s Wilderness and Spotsylvania Tour. Chapman has spent more than a decade as a Ranger/Historian at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Richard, a Chowan University and University of North Carolina at Greensboro graduate, also runs his own Civil War tour company Virginia Battlefield Tours.
The Chapman family has deep roots in “Old Virginia”, and Richard’s ancestors fought in the Army of Northern Virginia’s famed Second Army Corps. His engaging presentation style and personal family ties to the war, help bring to life every Civil War battlefield he visits.
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