Back To Previous

See, Touch & Feel Gettysburg: A Tour Through Time

See, Touch & Feel Gettysburg: A Tour Through Time

Overview
Locations

Join CEO and Licensed Battlefield Guide Wayne E. Motts, along with the staff of The National Civil War Museum, on a unique and never before offered tour of all three days of the Battle at Gettysburg. This tour will consist of stops on the Gettysburg Battlefield and will feature artifacts, photographs, and letters of soldiers who fought in the struggle. Tour participants will be able not only to see, but to actually hold historical treasures used and/or associated with men of the Union and Confederate Army engaged at Gettysburg. Wayne will give a narrative tour of the fighting through these items at each major location of the battlefield. All three days of the action will be covered. Here are just a few items planned to be featured:

Bible Carried by Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Military Commission of Union General John Buford
Gauntlet of Union Colonel Patrick H. O'Rourke
Tactical Manual of Union Captain Henry F. Fuller (64th NY)
Sword used by Confederate General Joseph B. Kershaw
Signed CDV of Union Captain Thomas O. Barri (11th US)
Flag of the 3rd North Carolina Carried on Culp's Hill
Coat worn by Union General George Sears Greene
Sword used by Union General Alexander S. Webb
Belt belonging to Medal of Honor Receipt Union Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing

Tour leaves from Gettysburg and includes:

Six Hours of Touring
Bus Transportation around the field
The seeing and handling of priceless Gettysburg Artifacts, Photographs, and Letters
A Box Lunch

This tour is strictly limited to one bus of 55 participants.

All proceeds from this tour benefit The National Civil War Museum. The artifacts will be subject to a level of care commensurate to their condition. All artifacts will be subject to change based on the weather condition and in cases when appropriate the artifacts will be in riker mounted boxes protected from the elements. Click here for the registration form.

National Civil War Museum

See, Touch & Feel Gettysburg: A Tour Through Time