Lee and Grant: Cold Harbor and Petersburg
Tuesday, June 3 | 7-9 p.m.
Tuition: $ 30; GAA members pay $25
June of 1864 found Grant and Lee still locked in combat. As the armies neared Richmond, fighting was constant and casualties mounted to levels unlike anything this country had ever experienced. We pick up, yet again, with the Overland Campaign as Lee and Grant clash at Cold Harbor and Petersburg.
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.