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Director's Battlefield Tour

The 2020 Director's Battlefield Tour has been cancelled. Please visit our Coronavirus page for updates and further information.

May 15, 2020Director's Tour

This event is limited to 50 participants. Pre-registration is required.

To register or for more information call 866-515-1864 or email:

Explore the battlefield with Civil War historian and Site Director, Lt. Col. Troy D. Marshall who will explain the action as it took place--exactly 154 years ago. Hear the accounts of the battle in the words of the soldiers who were there.

The tour includes a visit to the Bushong home, the movie "Field of Lost Shoes" and the "Bloody Cedars, walking on the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and driving personal vehicles to the nearby Days Inn parking lot.

The tour will last approximately two hours from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wear comfortable clothing, sunscreen, and walking shoes. You may bring a camp chair if you like. Participants receive a complimentary bottle of water and light refreshments along the way.