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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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Manassas Cemetery Tours

Venue: Manassas Cemetery Date: 05/08/2015 and 10/30/2015 Location: Manassas
cemetery tours

Who is buried in the Manassas Cemetery? Is it only Confederate Veterans? Come and learn who has gone before us and what they have meant to our comm... More Info

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Manassas Architectural Tours

Architectural Walking Tours of Historic Downtown ...

Venue: Manassas Museum Date: 05/09/2015 and additional dates Location: Manassas
Manassas Architectural Tours

An up-close look at the unusual architectural features of businesses in Old Town and the events and people that helped shape the present city.... More Info

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Civil War Weekend at Brentsville

Venue: Brentsville ... Date: 05/09/2015 - 05/10/2015 Location: Bristow

Even after Appomattox, Civil War soldiers continued to march through Brentsville. Join us as we commemorate the 150th anniversary of William ... More Info

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Civil War Foodfest - The War Between The Tastes

Venue: Meadow Farm Museum Date: 05/09/2015 Location: Glen Allen

Explore Civil War history with your five senses! Learn about a variety of historical methods for food preparation to feed an army of thousands. Wat... More Info

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Civil War Lecture Series

Venue: The Mariners' ... Date: 05/09/2015 and 09/12/2015 Location: Newport News

This occasional series highlights the continuing story of the USS Monitor which is unfolding everyday in the Batten Conservation Complex at The Mar... More Info

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North-South Skirmish Association

National Competition: North-South Skirmish ...

Venue: Fort Shenandoah Date: 05/13/2015 - 05/17/2015 Location: Winchester
North-South Skirmish Association

Member units compete in live-fire matches with original or authentic reproduction Civil War period muskets, carbines, breech loading rifles, revolv... More Info

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New Market Day Parade & Ceremony

New Market Day Parade & Ceremony

Venue: Virginia Military ... Date: 05/15/2015 and additional dates Location: Lexington
New Market Day Parade & Ceremony

Every May 15, the Virginia Military Institute honors those cadets who fought and died in the Battle of New Market. Cadets march in a full dress par... More Info

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Reenactment of the Battle of New Market

Venue: Virginia Museum of ... Date: 05/15/2015 - 05/17/2015 Location: New Market

The Battle of New Market Reenactment is a unique historical experience taking place on the original 1864 battlefield. It is the site of the... More Info

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Music to enjoy played by various musicians.

Fieldale Heritage Festival

Venue: Fieldale Community ... Date: 05/16/2015 and 05/21/2016 Location: Fieldale
Music to enjoy played by various musicians.

Fieldale Heritage Festival The Fieldale Heritage Festival is part of a community revitalization effort and to promote... More Info

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After the War Symposium: A One Day Symposium on ...

Venue: William's Ordinary Date: 05/16/2015 Location: Manassas

This one day symposium will look into the end of the Civil War and the effects of the war on the nation. Topics include the surrender of the ... More Info

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After the War Symposium

After the War Symposium: A One Day Symposium on ...

Venue: Prince William ... Date: 05/16/2015 Location: Manassas
After the War Symposium

After the War: A One-Day Symposium on the Effects of the Civil War, is a regional capstone event for the Virginia Civil War 150th Sesquicentennial ... More Info

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Eighteenth Annual Civil War Reenactment at Fort ...

Venue: Fort Pocahontas Date: 05/16/2015 - 05/17/2015 Location: Charles City

Reenactors from across the country will relive history by portraying Union and Confederate Infantry, including United States Colored Troops (USCTs)... More Info

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Bloody Autumn Book Talk

Free Book Talk: Bloody Autumn and Hurricane from ...

Venue: Manassas Museum Date: 05/17/2015 Location: Manassas
Bloody Autumn Book Talk

A free May 17 Manassas Museum Book Talk with Author Daniel Davis will explore bloody, pivotal Civil War battles in the Shenandoah Valley and in Spo... More Info

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Lecture: The 1945 War In the Pacific

Venue: Old Manassas ... Date: 05/21/2015 Location: Manassas

Representatives from the United States Marine Corps Historic Company will give an in depth program on two of the most important amphibious operatio... More Info

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Ben Lomond Historic Site Antique Rose Garden and ...

Venue: Ben Lomond Historic ... Date: 05/23/2015 Location: Manassas

Celebrate the arrival of spring by spending a wonderful afternoon in the antique rose garden at Ben Lomond enjoying historic tea. Price of ad... More Info

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Civil War Weekend in Yorktown

Venue: Yorktown Battlefield Date: 05/23/2015 - 05/24/2015 Location: Yorktown

Tactical demonstrations, encampments, and a Confederate field hospital interpret the role Yorktown played during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. On Su... More Info

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Decoration Day Service at Old City Cemetery

Venue: Old City Cemetery Date: 05/24/2015 Location: Lynchburg

Annual Lynchburg tradition since 1866, sponsored this year by the staff of Old City Cemetery. Bring cut flowers from home to lay on vete... More Info

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color guard

Memorial Day Commemoration

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 05/25/2015 Location: Petersburg
color guard

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier will be open Memorial Day with a full schedule of daily programs. The Pa... More Info

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