BGES Battlefield Survey Instructions
Insert your name and address at the top of Survey page 1.
Insert the Battlefield name, address, and BGES Survey Battlefield Number
(to be provided by BGES office) in Survey page 1.
Provide a brief set of directions to locate the battlefield site. Utilize
the nearest town, major intersection of state or federal highways, or another
major landmark as a reference in your instructions.
Enter a rating code for the Accessibility rating for this battlefield.
Enter any appropriate comments or details to support the rating code that
you have chosen. Go to page 2 of the
Enter a rating code for the Overall Interpretation status for this
Place an X next to any tools listed that are available to assist with the
interpretation of this battlefield. If
there are other tools that are not listed, note these in the Other Comments
section at the end of page 2 of the Survey.
Place an X next to any support groups that are available to assist with
the interpretation of this battlefield. List
the name(s) and address(s) of those groups in the box to the right of the group
listing. Make any additional
comments as necessary in the Other Comments section at the end of page 2 of the
Go to page 3 of the Survey.
Enter any additional Comments in the Comments section at the end of page
Enter a rating code for the Environmental conditions surrounding this
Place an X in the box next to the description of any public uses that are
permitted at this site. Provide a
description for any Other activity listed.
Complete the survey by adding any additional Comments in the Box at the end of
Page 3 of the Survey.
Please provide additional
information or materials, including any of the following, to assist the BGES in
assessing the opportunities for future interpretation of this battlefield.
of the site, including the local surrounding environment
and any potential or actual encroachment to the area.
Membership applications to local
battlefield support groups
Maps depicting directions to the
Addresses of any local historical
group or individuals that support the site
Any other helpful information or
Print the form, complete
and mail to:
BGES Battlefield Survey,
c/o K. O’Neil,
Battlefield Survey Form