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

>New Orleans (1812)
>New Orleans during the Civil War
>Fort Jackson
>Port Hudson

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: or 703-431-2869 (OK to call or 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: 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
> Battle of Harpers Ferry
> Union Advance to Gettysburg
> Gettysburg
> Retreat from Gettysburg
> Monocacy
> Wilderness

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