2016 - 2017 Field Trips
2016 Fall Field Trip: The Battle of Richmond Kentucky
Oct. 23, 2016
We will be traveling to Richmond, Kentucky this October 23 for a tour of the Richmond, Kentucky battlefield. Phil Seyfrit, battlefield historian and preservationist, will be our guide as we walk the ground where the August 29-30, 1862 battle took place. The battle was the second largest Civil War battle in Kentucky and was one of the most decisive and complete Confederate victories of the war. We will have more information about this trip at the September and October meetings as well as a sign-up sheet. There is no cost to attend this event.
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2017 Spring Field Trip: The Seven Days Battles
April 19 - 23, 2017
We have confirmed next year’s field trip, and it is to Richmond, Virginia to tour the Seven Days Battles with Bobby Krick, the former park historian for the Richmond National Battlefield Park. Bobby Krick did this field trip for us back in 1996 and did a superb job. Once again, we were able to obtain the services of the best possible guide for the battlefields we will be visiting. The dates will be April 19 -23, 2017. We will be visiting. The dates will be April 19 -23, 2017. We will have a lot more information about this exciting trip in the coming months.