October 15, 2018 – November 15, 2018 –
Dates & Time: 10/15 - 11/04 (See Description for more details)
Location: Classes Foothills Higher Education Center
Tours: Location Battlefields in the Fredericksburg Virginia area
Room: HEC 211
Class Section Number: 56621
Participants will learn about the civil war in the classroom and through field trips to several battlefields. Attendees will receive 12 classroom hours of expert instruction concerning the battle sites and campaigns that will be visited in the respective tours. Class sessions will include complete chronological tours of each site visited that will be led by a skilled and knowledgeable guide. Total tour time in each course is 38 hours and all aspects of each battle will be covered including walks and exploration of the sites. Questions are welcome in this small-tour format. Because twilight is an ideal time for the field visits, tours will include evening stops when conditions permit The Civil War tours provide a terrific opportunity to enjoy the class experience with others who are passionate about history.
Over 120,000 men fell in the Fredericksburg Va. Area during the Civil War.
Our tour will cover the major battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, The Wilderness, and Spotsylvania, as well as many other smaller stops. If time allows we will also visit the Manassas battlefields which are fairly close.
Class will begin on October 15 and continue for the 18th,22nd,24th and 30th…. two hours each class beginning at 6 pm at the Higher Ed Center.
The tour will run from October 31 leaving WPCC at 7am and will run through Sunday November 4 when we will return to WPCC at 5pm.
Instructor: Randal Garrison