Hall-Fredericksburg National Battlefield-Chancellorsville, Virginia-Manassas,
Virginia-Brandy Station- Cedar Mountain-Lexington, Virginia
3 Nights Lodging
Tours of all of
the above sites
by Clint Johnson, Civil War novelist
Johnson has written five Civil War travel tour books and two other
books about the war. He has rediscovered many forgotten Civil
War sites in the two Carolinas, Virginia and West Virginia.
A lifelong Civil War buff, he has been a Civil War reenactor for
the past seventeen years. He lives in Winston-Salem, NC.
For more information about Clint on
this site, visit our "About Us" page.
*Excellent lunch and dinner recommendations
*Reservations must be made in advance and are subject to availability
*1 Complimentary package per 15 paying participants
*2 Complimentary packages per 30 paying participants
Additional days and attractions can be arranged.
Day One: Stratford Hall-This birthplace of
Robert E. Lee was once the largest home in the colonies and it still
is one of the most elegant appearing. Lee lived here until four years
old, but he always wanted to own it.
Fredericksburg National Battlefield-Lee,
Stonewall Jackson and James Longstreet stopped Union General Ambrose
Burnside here in December 1862. Tour includes stops along Mayre's Heights
and Jackson 's trench line and Lee's battlefield headquarters where
he was almost killed.
Chancellorsville-Scene of Lee's greatest
triumph and Jackson 's mortal wounding. Stops would include the spot
where Lee and Jackson last met, a short walk down the same road where
Jackson's 28,000-man corps left for his famous flanking movement, and
the spot where Jackson was wounded.
Day Two: Manassas, Virginia-Jackson was pivotal
in both battles here, First Manassas in July 1861 and Second Manassas
in August 1862. Stops include the spot where Jackson won his famous
nickname, and the spots where Jackson won both battles.
Brandy Station-Scene of the largest
cavalry battle ever on the American continent. Pass by where more than
20,000 Confederates and Federals fought from horses and where the Gettysburg
Cedar Mountain-See the site of the
battle Jackson almost lost and where he had to personally rally his
troops by waving a sword and a flag in each hand. This Confederate victory
led to a Union mistake that almost cost them the war.
Lexington, Virginia-Here are two
museums (Virginia Military Institute and Washington & Lee), plus
the final resting spots of both Lee and Jackson. Take a walking tour
of downtown Lexington and see the same buildings Lee and Jackson would
have seen during their years here from 1851-1870.
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