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National Battlefield Parks

Civil War National Battlefield Parks

From Manassas to Appomattox

The beginning, the end, and a few battles in between. These are Virginia's six hallowed battlefields of the Civil War. Read more...

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The Ultimate Petersburg & Appomattox Campaign ...

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 04/01/2015 and additional dates Location: Petersburg
Main Museum

Join A. Wilson Greene and guest experts on a special series of unique presentations and tours of sites associated with the 1865 Campaign for Peters... More Info

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Dinwiddie Days

Venue: County of Dinwiddie Date: 03/27/2015 - 04/02/2015 Location: Dinwiddie

Dinwiddie County is a community rich in history and heritage. The County holds the distinct honor of being home to more Civil War battles and... More Info

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Richmond’s Journey 150th Anniversary ...

Venue: City of Richmond Date: 04/01/2015 - 04/04/2015 Location: Richmond

Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the fall of Richmond, which foreshadowed the end of the Civil War and almost 250 years of American slavery, th... More Info

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Cabin Fever Speaker Series

Venue: Long Branch ... Date: 04/02/2015 Location: Millwood

Long Branch Plantation is excited to announce its 2015 Cabin Fever Speaker Series on Thursday evenings in March and April. Check out the events pag... More Info

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Is This the End? 150th Anniversary of the Fall of ...

Venue: Clarke-Palmore ... Date: 04/03/2015 Location: Henrico

All ages. Join us for this last wartime sesquicentennial program as we commemorate the fall of Richmond and the confusion that reigned during those... More Info

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Civil War Sampler Guided Bus Tour

Venue: The Valentine Date: 04/04/2015 Location: Richmond

A look at Richmond's role as the capital of the Confederacy. Includes Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Court End, the canal area, Hollywood Cemetery, M... More Info

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150th Commemorative Dinner

Venue: Danville Museum of ... Date: 04/04/2015 Location: Danville

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his Cabinet’s visit to Danville, Virginia, the Danville Mus... More Info

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150th Anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s Surrender at ...

Venue: Arlington House, ... Date: 04/04/2015 and 04/09/2015 Location: Fort Myer

Come out and join us for a free two day program to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s Surrender at Appomattox to Ulysses S.... More Info

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Porter Branch Library

Talk: Fascinating Firsts in Civil War Stafford

Venue: John Musante Porter ... Date: 04/07/2015 Location: Stafford
Porter Branch Library

Authors and historians, Al and Jane Conner will be giving a talk at Porter Branch Library on the evening of April 7th at 7p.m. Their talk will be "... More Info

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In Search of the Battle of Appomattox Station

Venue: Liberty Baptist ... Date: 04/08/2015 Location: Appomattox

Join Chris Calkins, Park Manager, Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park, and American Civil War historian, as he describes his efforts to locate and... More Info

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Appomattox Sesquicentennial Events

Venue: Throughout Historic ... Date: 04/08/2015 - 04/12/2015 and 04/19/2015 Location: Appomattox

It was in Appomattox on Palm Sunday, April 9, 1865, the bloodiest four years in U.S. history ended when Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrender... More Info

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Appomattox 150th - Authors' Tent

Venue: NPS Historic ... Date: 04/08/2015 and additional dates Location: Appomattox

Come meet and greet some of your favorite authors of Civil War history. Author’s books will be available for purchase and signing. Presented ... More Info

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Appomattox 150th - Wet-Plate Photography

Venue: NPS Historic ... Date: 04/08/2015 and additional dates Location: Appomattox

Teachers and students from Lynchburg College will be demonstrating Civil War era photography in various stations throughout the Park. Presented by ... More Info

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Appomattox 150th - Parole Pass Printing Demos

Venue: NPS Historic ... Date: 04/08/2015 and additional dates Location: Appomattox

Demonstrations of the printing of Parole Passes will be held daily at the Clover Hill Tavern near the McLean House in Appomattox Court House NHP. P... More Info

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Appomattox 150th - Programming by Living History ...

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 04/08/2015 and additional dates Location: Appomattox

Living history educators will present programs in the lobby of the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox. Presented by the Museum of the Confederacy... More Info

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Appomattox 150th - Battle of Appomattox Station - ...

Venue: Appomattox Station ... Date: 04/08/2015 and 04/08/2015 Location: Appomattox

From 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. join Chris Calkins, Park Manager, Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park, and Patrick Schroeder, Historian at Appomattox ... More Info

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Appomattox 150th - Museum of the Confederacy ...

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 04/08/2015 - 04/12/2015 Location: Appomattox

The Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox will offer extended operating hours for special Sesquicentennial events April 8-12, 2015. The MOC wi... More Info

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Coffee with Elizabeth Varon

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 04/09/2015 Location: Appomattox

Enjoy coffee and muffins at the Museum as Elizabeth Varon lectures about the “Legacies of Appomattox: Lee’s Surrender in History and Me... More Info

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