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Battlefield Guide Services


John Cummings Battlefield Guide Services

(540) 455-0228


Battlefield Guide Services

P.O. Box 1964

Spotsylvania VA


     Join Spotsylvania historian and author John Cummings for a two hour tour of the Spotsylvania Courthouse neighborhood and battlefield. John will share with you his lifelong passion for Civil War history and the human experiences that shaped our region and nation. He has conducted tours since 1994, and has focused his research over the past fourteen years on the Spotsylvania area. The author of two books on the local history, and numerous articles for national publication, his concentration of study has been on the visual record of the war, produced in photographs chiefly, and also in the works of newspaper "Special Artists" who sketched the scenes of battle on the ground, as it happened.
     Come out for a two hour tour of the Spotsylvania Courthouse neighborhood and battlefield. The basic tour rates start at just $55.00 and will provide a fast-paced look at how the citizens, and the soldiers fared during the two week struggle of May 1864. Do you have an ancestor who fought here? John can customize your tour to allow you to walk in their footsteps, dependent on property accessibility. Full day packages are available as well. Contact him by email at [email protected], or call 540-455-0228. Call to reserve your tour today, any day of the week.
     Visits to Chancellorsville and the Wilderness battlefields are also available with advance notice. All tours start from Stevenson Ridge, the perfect place to spend the rest of your visit to our historic region. Special rates and packages are available for overnight accommodations.