Battlefield Tours

Many of Emerging Civil War’s authors are available to give battlefield tours. If you’re looking for a battlefield guide, please feel free to reach out using the contact information below. Guides are listed alphabetically. Each guide negotiates his/her own terms.

Edward Alexander:

  • Cold Harbor
  • Seven Days Battles
  • Breakthrough at Petersburg
  • The Petersburg Campaign


  • New Orleans (1812)
  • New Orleans during the Civil War
  • Port Hudson

Bert Dunkerly:

  • French and Indian War: Braddock’s Road, Braddock’s Defeat, Forbes Road
  • Revolutionary War: Brandywine, Cooch’s Bridge, Yorktown, Cowpens, Kings Mountain, Guilford Court House, Camden, Eutaw Springs, Ninety Six, Trenton, Princeton, Morristown
  • Civil War: Antietam, Gettysburg, Seven Days’ Battles, Stones River, Shiloh, Overland Campaign, Bermuda Hundred, Appomattox Campaign
  • Other: Bacon’s Rebellion, King Phillip’s War, Jamestown

Drew Gruber:

Through the Williamsburg Battlefield Association, Drew offers tours of the City of Williamsburg including the historic area and battlefield. Tours are free; however, a donation to the Williamsburg Battlefield Association is recommended. Tours are typically conducted in the evening.

Rob Orrison & Matt or (703) 431-2869 (call/text)

For 20 years, Rob and Matt have conducted tours of Civil War and Revolutionary War sites for more than a thousand people. They are dedicated to bringing people to exclusive sites and showing them the fun side of history. Catering to groups large and small, they cover areas from Massachusetts to South Carolina.

Kevin Pawlak: email here

  • Antietam
  • Shepherdstown

Dave Powell:

  • Chattanooga
  • Chickamauga
    • Dave also does an annual bus tour of the Chickamauaga battlefield. Details available at his Chickamauga Blog.

Dan Welch:

  • Brandy Station
  • Aldie, Middleburg, Upperville
  • Second Winchester & Stephenson’s Depot
  • Battle of Harpers Ferry
  • Union Advance to Gettysburg
  • Gettysburg
  • Retreat from Gettysburg
  • Monocacy
  • Wilderness