September 8, 2015: "Guns West of Gettysbug"


On July 1st, the Union I Corps fought a successful delaying action that gained time for the rest of the Army of the Potomac to secure the vital high ground south of Gettysburg. This tour will examine Civil War artillery tactics and the actions of Colonel Charles Wainwright and his I Corps artillery brigade during that first day action.  It will include a walk in excess of over a mile over some difficult terrain.  .