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Vicksburg Teamwork Seminar Schedule of Events

Wednesday

12:00-5:00 P.M. Travel to hotel, Jackson, MS
5:00-6:00 Ice breaker social
6:00-7:00 Supper
7:00-7:15 Introductions/seminar goals
7:15-8:30 Slide presentation - "The Vicksburg Campaign"

Thursday

6:30-7:30 A.M. Breakfast at hotel
7:30-8:00 Bus to McPherson Ridge, Raymond, MS
8:00-8:20 Battle of Raymond
8:20-8:30 Bus to site of Captain DeGolyer's Battery (Union)
8:30-8:50 Artillery Crew Teamwork
8:50-9:00 Bus to St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Raymond (Union hospital)
9:00-9:40 Discussion of lessons learned, Battle of Raymond
9:40-9:55 Bus via Raymond-Edwards Road, past Coker House, to General Tilghman's death site, Champion Hill battlefield
9:55-10:30 Battle of Champion's Hill and discussion of lessons learned
10:30-10:45 Battle of Big Black River
10:45-11:30 Bus through Edwards, via old Hwy. 80, to Big Black River Battlefield, old railroad bridge and Warrior's Trail (McClernand's approach route) to Vicksburg and Pemberton's headquarters
11:30-12:15 Lunch
12:15-12:45 Discussion in Pemberton's headquarters office
12:45-1:00 Bus, via historic Vicksburg, to USS Cairo
1:00-1:40 Visit USS Cairo museum
1:40-1:50 Bus to Fort Hill
1:50-2:10 The Vicksburg defenses
2:10-2:20 Bus to Stockade Redan complex
2:20-3:00 Attacks of May 19 and 22, 1863, discussion
3:00-3:10 Bus along Confederate defense line to 2nd Texas Lunette
3:10-3:30 Attack of May 22, 1863
3:30-3:40 Bus to Shirley House on Old Jackson Road
3:40-4:10 Walk Logan's Approach
4:10-4:20 Bus to Graveyard Road
4:20-4:40 Grant and Sherman at Graveyard Road
4:40-5:45 Bus to hotel
5:45-6:30 Free time
6:30-7:00 Social
7:00-7:45 Supper
7:45-8:15 Civil War music

Friday

7:00-8:00 A.M. Breakfast
8:00-8:50 Icebreaker individual and team exercise
8:50-9:00 Break
9:00-9:45 Ten Principles of Teamwork
9:45-10:00 Break
10:00-10:50 Introduction to High Performing Teams
10:50-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 P.M. Discussion
12:00- Lunch and travel

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