When

Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 6:30 AM to 5:30 PM CDT
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Where

U. S. Space and Rocket Center 
1 Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35805
 

 
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Contact

Tennessee Valley Civil War Round Table 
tvcwroundtable@gmail.com 
 

Hood's Retreat from Nashville 

We are covering General’s John Bell Hood and Nathan Bedford Forest’s 1864 retreat from Nashville; The Round Table’s annual field trip is scheduled for Saturday, October 30, 2021. Participants will gather on October 30 th , between 6:30 and 6:45 at the east side of the Space and Rocket Center parking lot and depart at 7.

Expected time of return is between 5 and 6 p.m. It is another adventure into the final years of the Civil War with Brigadier General (Ret) John Scales leading and narrating the day tour.

Numbers matter. A minimum number of 20 participants guarantees a seat @ $80. Handouts, water and ice provided. General Scales will present an overview of the trip in September.

Alabama is not scheduled to play that day! Sign up now.

Select your lunch menu NLT 30 September.
Lunch will be pre-ordered (but paid at the restaurant), and an accurate count of participants and their choice of menu
items is required to guarantee a quick, orderly lunch. Sign up now!

(1) Sandwich option: comes with fries, $13 plus drink. tax, and tip, ~ $18

 S-1: Cheesesteak

S-2: Chicken

S-3: Chicken salad

S-4: BBQ pork

S-5: Portobello

(2) Entree option: $16 plus drink, tax and tip, ~ $21

E-1: BBQ pork, sweet potato fries, baked beans, and homemade slaw

E-2: Taco salad w/ chopped romaine, black beans, cowboy caviar,
shredded cheese, tortilla strips, slow-smoked beef brisket, and BBQ ranch
drizzle

E-3: Baby spinach leaves, sliced strawberries, pecans, bleu cheese crumbles,shaved red onion, and balsamic vinaigrette

E-4: Fresh boneless chicken battered in Puckett’s own “fried chicken” breading
and topped with white pepper gravy. Served with mashed potatoes and
green beans

E-5: Grilled Chicken breast brushed with Tennessee whiskey glaze and served with smashed sweet potatoes and steamed broccoli

Dress for the weather; you may be more comfortable in walking shoes at a couple of places, particularly on Shy’s Hill and carry money for coffee, etc. at rest stops, as well as $20 – $25 for lunch. 

Field Trip Reservation Policy

Reservations can be made online at tvcwrt.org, in person at a Round Table meeting, or by mailing a check made payable to the Tennessee Valley Civil War Round Table to P.O Box 2872, Huntsville, AL 35804. 

Reservations must be made in writing and are only valid with payment. We accept credit cards, personal checks, cash.