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Guided bus tour of Civil War is fundraiser

May 03, 2012

WILLIAMSPORT — A guided bus tour, Lee's Retreat from Gettysburg to Williamsport and the Wagon Trail of Wounded, is Friday, July 13. The tour is led by author and Civil War historian Steve French.

The bus leaves from Springfield Barn, 6 Springfield Lane, at 2 p.m., and returns at 6:30 p.m. Touring areas include Gettysburg, Pa., Fairfield, Pa., Greencastle, Pa., Cearfoss, Pinestump Road, Marion, Pa., Cunningham Crossroads, Battle site in Williamsport July 6, 1863, Confederate Pontoon Crossing Site, site of Michigan Cavalry charge, where the Medal of Honor was won and where Gen. Pettigrew fell in battle.

The cost is $30 per person. Make checks payable to Town of Williamsport, and mail to  23 W. Church St., Williamsport MD 21795. Registration deadline is Saturday, May 26. For more information, contact Scott Bragunier at 301-573-7364 or fattypiper03@yahoo.com. Proceeds benefit restoring cannons to Doubleday Hill.

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