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2018 Schedule
June 15-17, 2018

Friday, June 15

12:00  -   1:00   Check in - Allegheny Room, JMU Festival Conference & Student Center
 1:00       Welcome- Nick Picerno
 1:15       Michael Block: I’m Not Making Much Progress: Stonewall Jackson’s Approach to Cedar Mountain
 2:15       Dr. John H. Matsui: It’s Time that the Government took off its Gloves: The Army of Virginia as a Revolutionary Force
 3:15       Scott Patchan: Controversy and Confusion: Interpreting US attacks against Stonewall Jackson on August 29, 1862 at Second Manassas
 4:15  -   6:00   Book signings and Free Time
 6:00  -   6:30   Reception – Allegheny Room, JMU Festival Conference & Student Center
 6:30  -   8:30   Dinner

Join tour historians Michael Block and Scott Patchan as we follow Stonewall Jackson’s route:

Saturday, June 16

  Gordonsville, Virginia
  Travel a portion of the original roads Jackson took on his advance to Culpeper
  Orange Courthouse train station and the little known fight at Orange
  Crooked Run Ford
  Cedar Mountain battlefield
  Jeffersonton, where Jackson and Longstreet planned Jackson’s flank march
  Thoroughfare Gap Battlefield

Saturday night lodging will be the Manassas Holiday Inn Battlefield


Sunday, June 17

        Manassas Battlefield
        Brawner Farm, Jackson’s Defense of the Railroad Cut
        Robert E. Lee’s headquarters
        The struggle for Chinn Ridge
        Sunday Lunch on your own
        Return to Harrisonburg