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FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON HAGERSTOWN 1910 DUAL HIGHWAY HAGERSTOWN, MD 21740 (800) 325-3535 (301) 790-3010 PLEASE NOTE: You MUST make your own hotel reservations at the special rate of $70.00 per night plus tax

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Name (for badge) _____________________________ Spouse ___________________________________ Address _____________________________________ Guest Name _______________________________ City ________________________________ State _______________ Zip Code______________________ Phone _________________________ E-mail _________________________________________________ Please circle YES or NO to each of the following questions: Ok to include your name & address on the conference roster? First time attendee? Attended every conference?

*FULL INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION (Postmarked by June 15, 2008) *FULL INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION (Postmarked after June 15, 2008) NON-MEMBERS, add $30 for one-year membership (exclude spouse) EXTRA TICKETS, Saturday Banquet EXTRA TICKETS, Saturday Lunch EXTRA TICKETS, Thursday/Friday Field Trip BOOK ROOM DISPLAY TABLES


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* Includes souvenir mug, continental breakfasts, lunches, reception, banquet, and two

all-day field trips.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JULY 1, 2008! (This is due to hotel, food and tour commitments) Please make checks payable to: Bill Blake ­ 2008 LBHA and mail with this form to: Bill Blake 3699 Canyon Ridge Ct Atlanta, GA 30319

Please see the other side for more information on tours


Custer at Antietam JULY 17-18, 2008


Day One- Thursday 8 a.m. ­ depart hotel at Hagerstown 9:45 a.m. ­ arrive at Best Farm, Frederick, Md., site of General Lee's Special Orders 191 (Lost Order) and the area where Lt. Custer rejoined the Army of the Potomac. 10:30 a.m. ­ follow Union army advance westward 11:30 a.m. ­ visit South Mountain, where Lt. Custer witnessed the battle for Turner's Gap 12: 30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ­ picnic lunch at Washington Monument State Park 1:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. ­ visit Boonesboro, where Lt. Custer accompanied the 8th Illinois Cavalry in a running fight; Crampton's Gap, where Lt. Marcus Reno served as a staff aide; and Harpers Ferry, where Lt. Custer was posted after the Battle of Antietam 5:30 p.m. ­ return to lodging Day Two- Friday 8 a.m. ­ depart hotel at Hagerstown 9 a.m. ­ visit and tour Pry House, McClellan's headquarters, where Lt. Custer witnessed the Battle of Antietam 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ­ tour the Antietam National Battlefield, morning phase, including Dunker Church, Cornfield, East Woods and West Woods 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. ­ picnic lunch at Antietam National Battlefield Visitor's Center 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. ­ visit Antietam battlefield, late morning and afternoon phases, including Bloody Lane, Burnside's Bridge and the Antietam National Cemetery 5:30 p.m. ­ return to lodging


Robert Freis is co-owner of Civil War Weekend, a commercial battlefield tour service now in its eighth year. He has been featured in The Washington Post, Southern Living, North & South, The Virginian Pilot and Richmond Times-Dispatch. He has been touring battlefields for nearly three decades and leading tours for 20 years. Freis is a disciple of Dr. Jay Luvaas, author and editor of the U.S. Army War College's Civil War battlefield guide series. A Virginia Tech graduate, he is a former board member of the Virginia Institute for Civil War Studies. A native and resident of Roanoke, Va., Freis also makes his living as a newspaperman.


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