There are a lot of Sesquicentennial events just around the corner. Here’s one I think you’ll find rewarding all around. You’ll want to mark your calendars now and block off the day:
The Loudoun County Civil War Roundtable is pleased to announce a special sesquicentennial themed summer tour of the Brandy Station battlefield. Don’t miss this chance to tour some of the seldom visited sections of the battlefield – Saturday, June 8!
Bud Hall, the nation’s leading expert on the Battle of Brandy Station, will be conducting a uniquely rare walking tour of remote battlefield sites that have never before been visited by any tour group. Priceless anti-bellum homes and bucolic river fords are just a few of the historically significant sites that will be visited on this special tour. This is an exceptional Sesquicentennial event that you will not want to miss! All tour materials including maps and handouts will be provided. A bag lunch, hat, sunscreen, bug spray and walking shoes are suggested for this tour which will take place rain or shine. Come join us as we commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Brandy Station!
RSVP details to follow (see below). But please mark this one on your calendars!
What: Battle of Brandy Station Tour
Where: Brandy Station, Virginia
When: Saturday, June 8, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In addition, on Tuesday, June 11, Mr. Hall will speak at the roundtable’s regularly scheduled meeting. The topic is “Cavalry Battles in Virginia – Brandy Station, Aldie, Middleburg, and Uppervile.”
There are a lot of things happening around Brandy Station this spring. Not all of them have been formally announced. But stay tuned as those details are worked out.
And again, check back for details to RSVP.
UPDATE: Here is the RSVP information:
Please go to our EventBright page. Please note, while this is a free tour, we do ask for you to RSVP so we can obtain an accurate headcount. We will use the site to disseminate detailed information about the event. The site simply asks for your name and email address. You will receive a “ticket” via email.