ALBG Fall Seminar:

Tragedies, Travesties, and  Controversies of the First Day

September 16th to 17th, 2017

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

The ALBG is proud to announce that our annual fall seminar, held September 16th and 17th, 2017 will cover a variety of topics related to the first day of the great Battle of Gettysburg.  The programs begin on Saturday night, the 16th, with an orientation program and program at the Gettysburg Heritage Center.  Participants are to meet at 6:30 PM at the Center – 297 Steinwehr Avenue (the old Wax Museum) for opening festivities.  Our full day Sunday programming will start at the Heritage Center several programs detailed below.  Registration fee includes Saturday night reception with light refreshments, materials, transportation and lunch on Sunday.  This seminar will include significant walking over often uneven terrain.  Please dress and prepare appropriately.  For more information please see individual program descriptions below.

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Saturday, September 16th – Gettysburg Heritage Center Meeting Room 6:30 – 7:30

Registration and light refreshments 7:30 – 8:30

Opening Presentation – LBG Jim Hueting “Fight or Fall Back: Meade’s Dilemma on July 1st”

Description of program not yet available.

Sunday, September 17th Field Program #1 – 8:30 to 9:30 AM

“The Death of John Reynolds”  by LBG Chuck Burkell

Description of program not yet available.

Field Program #2 – 9:30 to 10:30 AM

“Iron Brigade Rout of Archer’s Brigade and the Capture of Archer” by LBG Dan Rather

Description of program not yet available.

Field Program #3 – 10:30 to 11:30 AM “Railroad Cut and the Charge of the 6th Wisconsin” by LBG Larry Korczyk

Description of program not yet available.

L U N C H – 12:00 to 1:00 PM

Field Program #4 – 1:30 to 2:30 PM “Oak Ridge and Iverson’s and O’Neal’s Brigades” by LBG Mary Turk-Meena

Description of program not yet available.

Field Program #5 – 2:30 to 3:30 PM “Collapse of the 11th Corps Line – Barlow and Krzyzanowski’s Brigade” by LBG Chris Rebmann

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Field Program #6 – 3:30 to 4:30 PM “To Carry the Hill If Practicable – Could Ewell Have Taken Cemetery Hill on July 1st” by LBG Tony Nicastro

Description of program not yet available.

We will be returning by bus to the Gettysburg Heritage Center approximately 5:00 PM

CANCELLATION POLICY

In the event it becomes necessary for you to cancel your registration please be aware of the following policy:

  • Cancellations must be received in writing.  The date of receipt of the written cancellation will determine the amount of refund based on the following;
  • Registrants will receive a 100% refund if the cancellation is received 60 or more days prior to the opening day of the scheduled seminar.
  • Participant cancellation received 45 to 59 days prior to the opening day of the seminar results in the forfeiture of 25% of the registration fee.
  • Participant cancellation received 8 to 44 days prior to the opening day of the seminar forfeit 50% of the registration fee.
  • No refund will be given for participant cancellation received 7 days or less before the opening day of the seminar.

REFUND POLICY

100%: On or before July 11

75%:   July 12 to July 26

50%:   July 27 to August 31

0%:     September 1 and after.

cellation date.