Sat, Jul 31 | Richmond

Tour - On to Richmond! (KY)

A Saturday tour of Edmund Kirby Smith's Invasion of Kentucky from Big Hill to the Battle of Richmond!
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Tour - On to Richmond! (KY)

Time & Location

Jul 31, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
Richmond, 1546 Battlefield Memorial Hwy, Richmond, KY 40475, USA

About the event

Preliminary Schedule

July 31, 2021

 We will pick up with the night action of August 29th and then proceed to cover each phase of the Battle of Richmond on August 30th.  Saturday evening meal and drinks in Richmond.

Schedule:

8:00 am – Depart Pleasant View (Battlefield Park)

8:15 am – Jackson County Welcome Center - Fighting at Big Hill – Setting the Stage

9:00 am – Big Hill Car Wash - Cowbell Creek fighting

9:15 am – Dollar General - Joe Lick Knob fighting

9:30 am – Hays Fork Baptist Church – Confederate movements

10:00 am – Battlefield Park – Churchill’s flank attack, Federal movements

11:00 am – Mount Zion Church – Federal First Phase Line

11:30 am – Battle of Richmond Visitor Center

12:30 pm – Duncannon Lane – Rogersville – Second Phase

1:00 pm – Boone Trace DAR Monument – Scott’s Cavalry vs. Manson

1:15 pm – LUNCH (along Eastern Bypass - most likely Sonny's BBQ)

2:30 pm – Richmond Cemetery – Third Phase - Cassius Marcellus Clay/William “Bull” Nelson

The goal will be to bring more light to one of the most complete Confederate victories of the war.  We will see some obscure sites along the way.  We ask that you consider buddying up with a friend or two to keep the number of cars reasonable.

Lodging, travel, and dining costs are the responsibility of each attendee.  Donations are strongly encouraged to benefit the Battle of Richmond Association.

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