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2022 Twilight Pop Up Tours

Registration opens on May 20!
American Battlefield Trust Event
June 3 - July 30, 2022

Summer 2022 Twilight Tours

The American Battlefield Trust is proud to present our second annual "Summer Twilight Tour" series. Join fellow history buffs from across the county on Friday and Saturday nights this June and July as we explore iconic battlefields from America's past, and visit some of the land that the members of the American Battlefield Trust helped to preserve. 

 

“A Little Short of Boats” – The Battle of Ball’s Bluff  | Leesburg, VA

Historian: Jim Anderson, Friends of Ball's Bluff 

Date: Friday, June 3

 

Vicksburg | Vicksburg, MS 

Historian: Timothy B. Smith, Author & Historian

Date: Friday, June 3

 

The Paoli Massacre | Malvern, PA

Historian: Michael Harris, Author & Historian 

Date: Saturday, June 4


The Wrong End of the Gun | Dunn, NC

Historian: Staff of Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site

Date: Saturday, June 4

 

Brandy Station: Fighting for Fleetwood Hill | Brandy Station, VA

Historian: Daniel T. Davis, American Battlefield Trust

Date: Friday, June 10

 

The Fight for the Ravine at Averasboro | Dunn, NC

Historian: Staff of Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site

Date: Friday, June 10

 

The Battle of Camden | Camden, SC

Historian: Rick Wise, South Carolina Battleground Trust 

Date: Saturday, June 11

 

That Furious Struggle: Jackson's Flank Attack | Chancellorsville, VA

Historians: Kristopher D. White, American Battlefield Trust & Dr. Chris Mackowski, Emerging Civil War 

Date: Friday, June 17

 

The Musket Balls Flew Very Thick: The Battle of Mine Run | Locust Grove, VA

Historians: Sarah Kay Bierle & Kristopher D. White, American Battlefield Trust

Date: Saturday, June 18 

 

With Great Energy and Spirit: The Battle of Kettle Run, August 27, 1862 | Bristow, VA

Historian: Kevin Pawlak & Billy Griffith, Prince William County

Date: Friday, June 24

 

Cedar Creek | Middletown, VA

Historians: Sarah Kay Bierle, American Battlefield Trust & Jon Tracey, National Park Service 

Date: Saturday, June 25

 

Stevens Knoll at Gettysburg | Gettysburg, PA

Historian: Garry Adelman, American Battlefield Trust 

Date: Friday, July 1

 

The Epicenter at Antietam | Sharpsburg, MD

Historians: Garry Adelman, American Battlefield Trust & Tom Clemens, Save Historic Antietam Foundation

Date: Friday, July 8

 

The Wrong End of the Gun | Dunn, NC

Historian: Staff of Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site

Date: Saturday, July 8

 

Lee's Enigma: The Battle of Harpers Ferry | Harpers Ferry, WV

Historian: Dennis Frye, Author & Historian 

Date: Saturday, July 9

 

Beacon of Freedom: Camp Nelson and the Long Road to Emancipation | Nicholasville, KY

Historian: Steve Phan, National Park Service

Date: Friday, July 15


Bentonville Day 1 | Four Oaks, NC

Historian: Staff of Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site

Date: Friday, July 15

 

Bentonville Day 2 | Four Oaks, NC

Historian: Staff of Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site

Date: Saturday, July 16

 

Victory at the Slaughter Pen Farm | Fredericksburg, VA

Historians: Daniel T. Davis & Kristopher D. White, American Battlefield Trust 

Date: Saturday, July 16

 

Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest's Great Escape | Wildersville, TN

Historian: Steve McDaniel, The Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Association 

Date: Saturday, July 23

 

Revolutionary War Yorktown | Yorktown, VA

Historian: Daniel T. Davis, American Battlefield Trust 

Date: Saturday, July 30