Overview for Events from Spring and Summer 1864
NEW DATE: Tuesday, April 1 | 7-9 p.m.
Tuition: $ 30; GAA members pay $25
It was a time when General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant ordered all Union armies in the field to advance. Spring of 1864 brought drives aimed at Richmond, Atlanta and the Southern interior and brought casualties that stunned both North and South. This session highlights decisions, actions and personalities that drove decisive campaigns into the Confederate heartland.
Lecturer: Fred W. Kiger ’74 (’77 MAT) leads our Civil War battlefield study programs and teaches several GAA courses each semester. Freddie has over 30 years of teaching experience. He is the creator of the field guide The Civil War: A History of the War Between the States (Workman) and has two degrees from UNC, a bachelor’s in history and a master of arts in teaching with an emphasis in history.