with Terry Winschel
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Photo at top: Carol Highsmith, Library of Congress.
Included in your registration: battle map booklet/program, a seat on our luxury motor coach, entrance fees to any museums or other pay sites, all tours, professional coordination and assistance by your on-board tour host, and the services of our indispensable, expert guide. Also included: box lunch Friday and Saturday, bottled water on the bus, and opening night Pizza Reception and presentation by our special guest.
About our guide
Terry retired as Chief Historian of Vicksburg National Military Park. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. In his many years at the National Park Service he served at Gettysburg National Military Park, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, and Valley Forge National Historical Park before ending his career at Vicksburg. He is the author of several full-length works, including The Civil War Diary of the Common Soldier, Vicksburg: Fall of the Confederate Gibraltar, and Triumph & Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign as well as almost fifty articles about the Civil War [Biography from American Battlefield Trust. See a menu of their videos of Terry here].
Terry Winschel on the Vicksburg waterfront, the Father of Waters at his back [Photo by David Woodbury]