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About BGES

Founded in 1994, The Blue and Gray Education Society is America’s Premier Civil War Education Group.

Len Riedel, BGES Executive Director

Len Riedel, BGES Executive Director

Our Mission

The Blue and Gray Education Society is dedicated to assisting members in pursuing their intellectual interests and achieving their legacy by revealing our past for our future through the understanding of the War between the States, by interpreting and preserving its battlefields, conducting high quality seminars, promoting and publishing scholarly research and by facilitating worthwhile education endeavors.

The following documents are available as pdf downloads: BGES Bylaws, Most recent Form 990, IRS Determination letter.