Upcoming Programs

A Seminar and Tour sponsored by the ROBERT E. LEE FELLOWSHIP of the CWEA


REPLACES "LEE AND WEST POINT" as a theme. (Will soon post an explanation of the reasons for this theme and location change).

Will feature talks by James I. "Bud" Robertson, Jay Jorgensen and Kevin Pawlak. Will visit the Best Farm (Lost Order 191), Harrison Hall, Harpers Ferry, South Mountain & Antietam - Full Program Description and Lodging Information will soon be posted.


Jul 12, 2018 - Jul 14, 2018
James I. "Bud" Robertson


Jul 26, 2018 - Jul 28, 2018
Norman Dasinger, Jr.

In the summer of 1781, the Marquis de Lafayette faced off against a powerful British army led by Lt. Gen.  Charles, Lord Cornwallis in Virginia. These operations eventually led to the Siege of Yorktown, where Cornwallis would surrender to American forces under General George Washington.

Jul 28, 2018
John R. Maass

A Field & Walking Tour of New Market, Piedmont, Staunton, Trevilian Station. Sheridan’s Raid on the Virginia Central Railroad, Lexington, Buchanan, the Peaks of Otter, Hunter’s Retreat, the Battle of Hanging Rock and the Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain, based in Staunton, VA, led by Scott C. Patchan and Eric J. Wittenberg


Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018
Scott C. Patchan

with Stephen Lee Ritchie, Bruce Allardice, Kent Masterson Brown, Stephen Davis,

Gary Ecelbarger, A. James Fuller, Leslie Goddard, Dale K. Phillips, Scott C. Patchan,

Marc Ramsey and Brian Steel Wills

Our 2nd annual Midwest symposium will consist of talks on various intriguing aspects of Civil War history, discussions on books, a Thursday PM reception, Friday and Saturday lunches, Friday dinner, Saturday PM cookout.


If You Must Cancel we will refund 100% of your fees paid or transfer them to another program, as you wish.



Aug 16, 2018 - Aug 18, 2018
Stephen Lee Ritchie

Led by John R. Maass

Full Tour Description and Information will be made available shortly.

Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
John R. Maass

Join us as CWEA hosts the The 4th Annual Gathering of the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Institute with our team of Civil War and railroad historians in a seminar and tour of this amazing event in Civil War railroad history.

Oct 5, 2018 - Oct 6, 2018
Brandon H. Beck

A Field & Walking Tour, based in Charlotte, NC with John R. Maass - includes 2 lunches

Full Tour Description and Information will be made available shortly.



Oct 11, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018
John R. Maass

A Field & Walking Tour, Based in New Market, VA led by Gary Ecelbarger (Friday 7:30 PM-Wednesday 5:00 PM) includes 5 lunches and 1 dinner.

Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018
Gary Ecelbarger

Includes 2 lunches and Friday PM hospitality suite.

Full Tour Description and Information will be made available shortly.

Oct 26, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018
Gary Kross