Spring 2013 Seminar: "Pickett's" Charge
April 12-14, 2013
The Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, Inc. proudly announces
the 2013 edition of its popular spring seminar series. Our
program will focus on the famous - if misnamed - "Pickett's Charge."
As part of the Sesquicentennial Year a series of one-day
seminars will be offered in conjunction with our regular spring and
The seminar includes a Friday night
presentation, followed by Saturday’s all-day program in the field. In
to detailed tours and presentations by expert Licensed Battlefield
will receive transportation, maps and materials, lunch, and the chance
better understand the men who's actions earned them their nation's
(Note: This seminar may
involve significant walking over occasionally difficult terrain).
Friday evening, April 12:
will meet at the GAR Hall on East Middle Street for light refreshments
followed by LBG Woody Christ opening the seminar with a presentation on
the Bliss Farm Complex.
wil depart from the old Wax Museum parking lot at 8:15 a.m. and will
meet with LBG Kavin Coughenour who will present a field program dealing
with Union preparations to defend the line against any potential
Confederate attacks. Following that LBG George Newton will
talk about the Confederate cannonade which preceeded the attack.
A box lunch is included in the registration fee and will
provide an opportunity to rest and talk over the morning with fellow
participants and LBGs. LBG Wayne Motts will then lead a walk
on the Conferate side of Pickett's Charge.
Sunday, April 14:
Special Sunday morning tour at no additional cost will be provided for
those who will still be in town until later in the day. The
topics will be announced at the Seminar
In addition to a welcoming reception on Friday evening, and a full
day’s schedule of tours, participants will
receive maps, materials, and a box lunch on the battlefield.
Transportation is provided via school bus. The ALBG is also offering a
tour at no
charge for all
wish to participate.
FILLED! REGISTRATION CLOSED!!
the event it becomes
necessary for you to cancel your registration please be aware of the
Registrants will receive a 100% refund if the cancellation is received
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
seminar forfeit 50% of the registration fee.
No refund will be given for participant cancellation received 7 days or
before the opening day of the seminar.
100%: Before Feb. 11, '13
75%: Feb. 12 - Feb. 27
50%: Feb. 28 - Apr. 5
0%: Apr 6 and after
concerned of a potential cancellation due to sudden illness or other
family crises, ALBG recommends the purchase of trip
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.