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:
More information is also at
> Breakthrough at Petersburg
> The Petersburg Campaign

Daniel Davis:
> Kelly’s Ford
> Brandy Station
> Loudoun Valley (Aldie, Middleburg, Upperville)
> Gettysburg (all three days and the cavalry actions of Hanover and Hunterstown)
> Spotsylvania
> Cold Harbor
> Trevilian’s Station
> Shenandoah Valley Campaign 1864 (Third Winchester, Fisher’s Hill, Tom’s Brook, Cedar Creek)
> Averasboro
> Bentonville

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
  • 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 and Matt Atkinson:
“Civil War Excursion Tours, LLC is dedicated to bringing people to exclusive Civil War sites and showing them the fun side of history. Catering to groups large and small, CW Excursion Tours will serve as step-on guides for tours covering the battlefields of Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.”

Kevin Pawlak: 585-880-0425 or
> 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
> Union Advance to Gettysburg
> Gettysburg
> Retreat from Gettysburg
> Monocacy

Kristopher White:
>Five Forks
>Kelly’s Ford
>Mine Run
>Salem Church/Banks’ Ford
>Second Fredericksburg
>Stafford County, VA.