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2016 Schedule
June 17- 19, 2016

Friday, June 17

        Meet in the Allegheny Room on Friday. Three Speakers will present on J.E.B. Stuart and the Gettysburg Campaign
        Book signing
        Free Time

Saturday, June 18


Saturday we will depart for sites associated with J.E.B. Stuart and the Gettysburg Campaign. We will visit:

        Rector's Crossroads (present day Atoka, VA), Stuart's headquarters.
        Sykesville, MD, burning of B&O Railroad bridge.
        Westminster, MD, clash with companies C and D, 1st Delaware Cavalry and graves of two Confederates
        Union Mills, MD, Stuart has breakfast with local family and local museum.
        Hanover, PA, cavalry engagement between Stuart's brigades and Judson Kilpatrick's division, June 30.
        Carlisle, PA, burning of the Cavalry Barracks and clash with Union troops, July 1.
        Hunterstown, PA, rear guard clash with Kilpatrick's cavalrymen, July 2.

Join us for a "hearty" lunch on Saturday and later that evening join Jeff Wert and the attendees as we take a light dinner cruise on a stern wheeler, "The Pride of the Susquehanna" traveling along the Susquehanna River at Harrisburg, PA as Jeff Wert gives a presentation based on his Stuart biography.


Saturday evening we will be staying at the Holiday Inn in Mechanicsburg, PA.


Sunday, June 19

  We will visit Gettysburg, PA. and the East Cavalry Battlefield where Jeff will discuss the engagement of Stuart vs. David Gregg, July 3.
        The program will end Sunday afternoon and we expect to return to Harrisonburg at approximately 4:00 pm