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    Paula, There is one coming up at the end of April about Stonewall at which Stephen Lang will be one of the presenters. The announcement/ad for the seminar was
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 20, 2003
      There is one coming up at the end of April about Stonewall
      at which Stephen Lang will be one of the presenters. The
      announcement/ad for the seminar was in the latest issue of
      Civil War Times Illustrated.

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      > These trips are always worth MORE than the price of
      > *** 7th Annual Civil War Forum Battlefield Tour ***
      > with Robert K. Krick
      > March 27-30, 2003
      > Registration includes:
      > -- 2.5 days of battlefield touring with the preeminent
      historian and
      > author, R. K. Krick
      > -- Evening presentations by Krick, and Fredericksburg
      historian Frank
      > O'Reilly
      > -- An evening, candlelight tour to Guiney Station
      > -- 3 buffet dinners and 2 lunches
      > -- reference maps and handouts
      > See Full Itinerary below.
      > There are still a handful of seats available on the bus
      for the March, 2003
      > Civil War Forum battlefield tour. We have a block of rooms
      set aside at the
      > Wingate Hotel in Fredericksburg (see reservation
      information below) for
      > Thursday-Saturday, March 27, 28, & 29 (checking out on
      Sunday a.m., March
      > 30). For more info on the Civil War Forum, see the very
      bottom of this
      > message.
      > Registration will include three (3) buffet dinners
      (Thursday, Friday,
      > Saturday), all talks and presentations, a seat on the tour
      bus for Friday
      > and Saturday, Saturday night candlelight tour at Guiney
      Station, and two
      > nice lunches Friday and Saturday (including one at Bob
      Krick's favorite
      > Italian restaurant in town). Also included are maps and
      other reading
      > materials related to the tours. As a bonus, Bob Krick will
      meet any
      > interested parties on Sunday morning for a presentation at
      > Bloody Angle.
      > As in past Civil War Forum gatherings, we have secured a
      top-flight guide
      > for our battlefield tours, made arrangements for good food
      > accommodations, and have lined up some outstanding dinner
      talks all for a
      > BARE BONES REGISTRATION FEE. As always, any money left
      over from
      > registration and raffles, beyond expenses, will be donated
      to a battlefield
      > preservation organization to be named by our guide.
      > Registration cost does not include your hotel room, or
      > Send an email to let me know of your plans to attend,
      then... PLEASE MAIL
      > YOUR REGISTRATIONS (check made out to Civil War Forum) TO:
      > David Woodbury
      > P.O. Box 19130
      > Stanford, CA 94309
      > For anyone (guests, family, etc.) not attending the tours
      who wishes to
      > attend the evening banquets, meals can be added for $15
      (Thursday), $20
      > (Friday), and $20 (Saturday) -- or $55 for all three
      evenings. Include this
      > in the registration check. We can still add people for
      meals up to about 2
      > weeks before the event.
      > Wingate Hotel
      > 20 Sanford Drive
      > Fredericksburg, VA 22406
      > (540) 368-8000
      > (540) 368-9252 fax
      > You can visit the hotel website, and view the amenities
      > www.mywingate.com
      > Be sure to reserve your rooms now, and be sure to mention
      you are attending
      > the Civil War Forum Conference for a room rate of $70
      (plus tax).
      > ITINERARY: [optional Thursday afternoon outing is being
      > THURSDAY, March 27 -- Reunion kicks off 6:00 pm
      > 6:00pm to 7:00pm: mingling in the conference room
      > (BYOB -- hotel will set up soft drinks and mixers)
      > 7:15pm: buffet dinner
      > [American field greens with balsamic vinaigrette; rosemary
      roasted chicken
      > and herbed Au Jus; roasted red bliss potatoes; fresh
      garden vegetables;
      > fresh baked rolls and butter; New York style cheesecake;
      iced tea and
      > coffee]
      > DINNER SPEAKER 8:00pm: Frank O'Reilly (subject:
      > Many of you know Frank, a ranger at Fredericksburg, author
      of multiple
      > books & articles on the battle, including a brand new
      tactical study of
      > Fredericksburg from LSU Press:
      > "The Fredericksburg Campaign: Winter War on the
      > tml
      > (books will be available at the Reunion for purchase and
      > FRIDAY, March 28: leave hotel at 8:30; return at 4:30
      > Morning stops: Federal headquarters at Chatham; Falmouth
      Flats, where
      > Burnside did NOT cross; upper (main) pontoon crossing;
      city dock (middle
      > pontoon site); streets of town, with a half-dozen house
      yards or church
      > visits, etc.
      > Lunch: Renato's Restaurant in Fredericksburg (Italian) --
      choose between 2
      > entrees
      > Afternoon stops: Sunken Road and Marye's Heights; Lee's
      Hill; Bernard's
      > Cabins; Prospect Hill and Hamilton's Crossing.
      > 6:00pm to 7:00pm: mingling in the conference room
      > (BYOB -- hotel will set up soft drinks and mixers)
      > 7:15pm: buffet dinner
      > [classic Caesar salad; fresh made lasagna with mozzerella,
      > ricotta and Monterey Jack cheese; fresh market vegetables;
      fresh baked
      > rolls and butter; carrot cake with walnuts and Chantilly
      Cream; iced tea
      > and coffee]
      > DINNER SPEAKER, 8:00pm: Robert K. Krick (subject:
      > SATURDAY, March 29
      > Morning stops: Ely's Ford; Zoan Church; the May 1
      battlefield; the last
      > meeting of Lee and Jackson; Catharine Furnace.
      > Lunch: Deli sandwiches delivered to us at the
      Chancellorsville Visitor
      > Center (choice of roast beef, turkey, ham, or veggie).
      Includes sandwich,
      > potato salad, bag of chips, brownie, and bottled water)
      > Afternoon stops: following Jackson's Flank March; the
      launching of the
      > Attack; Jackson's MWIA site; Hazel Grove; Chancellorsville
      > Schedule to be announced, once we determine exactly when
      we'll be taking
      > the bus to Guiney Station. After dinner we'll ride the bus
      down to Guiney
      > Station for a candlelight tour re: Stonewall Jackson's
      death. Frank
      > O'Reilly (who is stationed there and lives across the
      grounds) will take
      > down the barriers and people can crowd right around the
      > DINNER Saturday evening: [fresh spinach salad with
      mandarin oranges, walnut
      > and raspberry vinaigrette; roasted beef tenderloin with Au
      Jus; garlic
      > mashed potatoes; fresh green beans with red bell peppers;
      fresh baked rolls
      > and butter; double chocolate layer cake; iced tea and
      > SUNDAY, March 30: Bob Krick has also offered to meet a
      group out at the
      > Bloody Angle at Spotsylvania for a little presentation.
      Though we'll go
      > back one day to do Wilderness & Spotsylvania in more
      depth, this might be
      > an excellent preview, and maybe the only opportunity to do
      so with the
      > now-retired Krick.
      > [Please inquire about optional Thursday afternoon outing
      (thus far, a
      > number of people will be going out to see the site of the
      death of the
      > "Gallant Pelham," at Kelley's Ford, with guide Steve
      > -------------------------------
      > The Civil War Forum on CompuServe is one of the oldest
      on-line discussion
      > groups (an on-line Civil War Round Table) in the country,
      and can be
      > accessed without cost over the internet. For over 10
      years, members ranging
      > from casual buffs to professional historians have
      participated in cordial,
      > moderated discussions in the forum's message boards.
      Regular live
      > conferences feature authors and historians discussing
      their published
      > works.
      > To visit the Forum message boards and libraries, go to:
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      enter as a visitor
      > (read only), or, for full access, to create a screen name
      (or to enter an
      > existing AOL, CiS, or IM screen name).
      > In 1997, forum members began gathering each March at a
      > battlefield, alternating Eastern and Western Theaters.
      Past Forum
      > gatherings have included:
      > 1997 Antietam & Harpers Ferry, with Tom Clemens and
      Dennis Frye
      > 1998 Chickamauga & Chattanooga, with Jim Ogden and Nat
      > 1999 Petersburg, with Peter Calkins, Noah Trudeau, Bill
      Miller, and A.
      > Wilson Greene
      > 2000 Vicksburg, with Ed Bearss and Michael Ballard
      > 2001 Gettysburg, with LBG Wayne Wachsmuth, and Jeffry
      > 2002 Shiloh, with Stacy Allen, Larry Daniel, and Wiley
      > 2003 Fredericksburg & Chancellorsville, with Bob Krick
      and Frank O'Reilly
      > For more information, contact David Woodbury, Civil War
      > administrator, at woodbury@...
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