THE BATTLE OF RICHMOND KY.
FRIDAY we will camp near a Johnny Reb encampment. Explore the cemetery at night, sleep surrounded by battle ready soldiers,
Then on Saturday, we will integrate into Civil war life in the 'town', then watch the battle on Sat afternoon.
We return on SATURDAY about 3pm immediately after the battle.
BRING EXTRA MONEY FOR LUNCH ON THE BATTLE FIELD.
Friday, each scout will travel to Richmond Battle Site and meet at the (A side) at the A-B border fence line (shown yellow in map2 below), in the parking lot at 6:30-7 pm .
SCOUTs CANNOT SHARE VEHICLES. Each parent must drive their scout(s) to the venue.
Parents do not have to stay. Only registered adults can stay. For now, covid forces us to travel this way.
Each scout will camp in his own tent. No sharing (except brothers)
Bring your own tent, or use 1 of the troop tents.
Along with regular clothes, & class A uniform, bring Civil War era outfit:
Cost : $20.00
__ CLASS A -BSA UNIFORM
__ CLASS A -CSA Civil War era outfit. CSA or Union uniform or neutral prospector/explorer.
__ Under Armour (or some wicking shirt) It could be hot!!
__Clothes (change of
clothing change of socks, underwear, B class t-shirt, long sleeve shirt
for sun protection)
__Snacks (for the trip )
__Flash light / Head light
bottle (filled with water)
(to carry all your clothes & equipment)
__Sleeping mat / pad
__Personal Eating Utensils
(plate, cup, spoon / fork – or mess kit)
__Hygiene Kit (Toothbrush,
toothpaste, soap, hand sanitizer)
__Toilet Paper in a Ziplock
__Emergency kit (including a
whistle, pocket knife, emergency blanket, etc)
__Wet Weather Protection
Gear (Rain Jacket and Pants- pants are optional)
__Personal First Aid Kit
NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES ALLOWED ON TRIP. (gameboys, DVD players, phones)
maps GOOGLE MAP