SPRING BATTLE RIDE

Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

"The Horrors of Many Battlefields"

Registration Now Open!

Embark on a historical journey with The Army Historical Foundation’s Spring Battle Ride, Spotsylvania Court House, “The Horrors of Many Battlefields” on May 4, 2024. The tour will explore the battle for the Muleshoe Salient for Spotsylvania Court House in Virginia, a notoriously violent clash that marked a turning point in the Civil War. Participants will spend the day learning about critical campaign decisions, witnessing live fire demonstrations of Civil War-era weaponry, and examining preserved field fortifications. Surveying the 500-acre contested ground where hard fought history was made will give participants an understanding of the battle’s impact on Soldiers and civilians who witnessed this historic event.

This Battle Ride is hosted in partnership with the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust (CVBT) and will feature renowned Civil War historian Robert Lee Hodge, who was prominently featured in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Confederates in the Attic

Price Options

Ride the Bus from either the National Army Museum or Fredericksburg
$225 per person

Drive Yourself
$175 per person