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SAMPLE LEADERSHIP SEMINAR

Vicksburg Leadership Seminar Schedule of Events

Wednesday 

12:30-5:30 P.M. Travel to hotel, Vicksburg, MS
5:30-6:30 Ice breaker social
6:30-7:30 Supper
7:30-7:45 Introductions/seminar goals
7:45-9:00 Slide presentation - "The Vicksburg Campaign"

Thursday

6:30-7:30 A.M. Breakfast at hotel
7:30-8:50 Travel historic routs of Tracy's and Baldwyn's Confederate brigades to Hankinson's Ferry; travel to Grand Gulf
8:50-9:30 Bowen's frustrations and victory at Grand Gulf; Grant's flexibility at Grand Gulf
9:30-9:50 Travel to ruins of Windsor, vicinity of Bruinsburg
9:50-10:10 Grant at Bruinsburg
10:10-10:20 Travel to Bethel Church
10:20-10:40 Grant at Bethel Church
10:40-11:00 Travel to historic Debbie's Restaurant, Port Gibson
11:00-12:00 P.M. Lunch
12:00-12:20 Drive to Shaifer House, Port Gibson battlefield
12:20-12:50 Battle of Port Gibson; Grant and McClernand
12:50-1:05 Drive to Willow Creek
1:05-1:25 Battle of Port Gibson; Bowen's innovations
1:25-1:40 Drive to Plantation Road
1:40-1:55 Walk Confederate right flank
1:55-2:20 Destruction of the Botetourt Artillery; Obenchain's leadership
2:20-2:35 Travel to Wintergreen Cemetery
2:35-2:55 Wintergreen Cemetery; The Cost of Combat
2:55-3:15 Travel to Grindstone Ford
3:15-3:45 Walk to Grindstone Ford; Grant flanks Bowen
3:45-4:05 Drive to Willow Springs
4:05-4:15 Grant at Willow Springs
4:15-4:25 Drive to Hankinson's Ferry
4:25-4:40 Grant at Hankinson's Ferry; The Move Inland
4:40-5:30 Drive to hotel, Vicksburg
5:30-6:30 Social, free time
6:30-7:30 Supper
7:30-8:00 Civil War music

Friday

6:30-7:30 A.M. Breakfast
7:30-8:30 Lessons learned, group discussion
8:30-8:45 Break
8:45-9:30 Leadership styles, group discussion
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-10:45 Ten Principles of Leadership
10:45-12:00 Break; Discussion
12:00- Lunch and travel

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