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ALBG Fall 2014 Seminar: "The Hardest Fighting I Ever Saw"  The First Army Corps at Gettysburg

September 5 - 7, 2014 

The ALBG Fall Seminar this year focuses on the Army of the Potomac's First Corps and its key role on all three days of the Battle of Gettysburg. No corps in the Union army sustained greater losses, and its epic defense on the afternoon of July 1st is the stuff of legend. Join us as we trek the hallowed grounds of the McPherson Farm, Herbst Woods, the Railroad Cut, Culp's Hill, Cemetery Ridge, and the Lutheran Seminary

The weekend program includes several tours and presentations with Licensed Battlefield Guides, coach-transportation, maps and materials, meals, and more. 

Friday, September 5, 2014

6:30 p.m.  Reception opens at historic G.A.R. Hall, 53 East Middle Street

7:00 p.m.  Opening Presentation The First Corps Before Gettysburg

LBG Gary Vezza

Saturday, September 6, 2014

7:30-8:15 a.m.  Breakfast Buffet at the Dobbin House Restaurant (Please plan to be done with breakfast before 8:15 a.m.)

8:30 a.m.  Board bus for tour (Please park and meet at the Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Avenue.) Bus departs for battlefield tour concentrating on the fight on McPherson's Ridge and the brigades of Meredith, Cutler, Biddle and Stone...

LBGs: Dave Donahue, Rich Goedkoop, Ralph Siegel, Joel Busenitz,

11:45 a.m. Travel to Artillery Ridge Campground Pavilion for lunch

12:30 p.m. Continue tour of First Corps on the first day concentrating on the stand along Oak Ridge, at the Seminary and the fight through the town

LBGs: Dean Harry (and those listed above)

5:00 p.m. Arrive back at the Gettysburg Heritage Center.

6:00 p,m. Cash bar at the Herr Tavern

7:00 p.m. Banquet at the Herr Tavern followed by a Round Table Discussion of the seminar topic

LBG Presenters
Sunday, September 7, 2014

8:00-8:45 a.m.  Breakfast Buffet at the Dobbin House. (Please plan to be done with breakfast by 8:45 a.m.)

9:00 a.m.  Board bus for the tour  (Please park and meet at the Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Ave). Bus departs for battlefield tour.

Topics will include the First Corps fight on Culp's Hill - July 2nd and 3rd and the actions of George Stannard's Vermont Brigade.

LBGs Dave Hamacher and Paul Bailey
12:15 p.m.  Arrive back at the Gettysburg Heritage Center.

12:20 p.m. "One For The Road"  Pick up Box Lunch to go.


Registration is now open!  The popularity of our seminars has been steadily increasing, so we encourage you to register early; this will save you money and ensure that you won't miss out.!

In addition to the evening presentations and Saturday and Sunday's schedule of tours, participants will receive maps, materials, and breakfasts, lunches and a banquet dinner. Transportation is provided.

To register send a check in the amount of $325 made payable to the Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides.     

ALBG Seminar, P.O. Box 4152, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Please  include your full name, street address, city, state, zip code, phone number and an email address.  To pay online by clicking the link below:

Registration Closed


"First Corps at Gettysburg"

Registration: $325


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.


100%: On or before July  6
75%:   July  7  - July 21
50%:   July 22 - Aug. 28
0%:     August 29 and after

Should you be concerned of a potential cancellation due to sudden illness or other family crises, ALBG recommends the purchase of  trip cancellation insurance to protect your investment.


In the event it would become necessary for ALBG to cancel this seminar for any reason full and complete refunds will be provided to all participants regardless of the cancellation date.

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