Civil War

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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Experience life as it was in our nation's yesterdays. Explore original buildings, homes, and shops reconstructed on 301 acres. Read more...

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History Happy Hour- Coincidence or Chemistry: ...

Venue: The Answer Brewpub Date: 10/06/2015 Location: Richmond

Join Tredegar Society Education Chair Brandon Carter at the Answer Brewpub to discuss the question: Did Civil War Battles Cause Rain? 6:00-7:30 PM,... More Info

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History of Franklin County Lecture

Venue: Franklin County ... Date: 10/08/2015 Location: Rocky Mount

Come explore the History of Franklin County with historian and retired physician Dr. Francis Amos on Thursday, October 8th from 6-... More Info

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Civil War walking tour of Old Town Winchester

Guided Civil War Walking Tour of Old Town ...

Venue: Old Town Winchester Date: 10/09/2015 Location: Winchester
Civil War walking tour of Old Town Winchester

Guided Civil War Walking Tour of Old Town Winchester Experience the Civil War as a civilian in Old Town Winchester! Learn about the citizens and th... More Info

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Taste of Brunswick Festival & Cook-Off

Taste of Brunswick Festival & Cook-Off

Venue: SouthSide Virginia ... Date: 10/10/2015 Location: Alberta
Taste of Brunswick Festival & Cook-Off

Arts and crafts, kids rides,Barrel train rides, corn crib, wagon rides,stage coach rides,huge car show,Antique tractor show, live Bluegrass bands a... More Info

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Manassas Architectural Tours

Architectural Walking Tours of Historic Downtown ...

Venue: Manassas Museum Date: 10/10/2015 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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Bristoe Station Battlefield Tours

Venue: Bristoe Station ... Date: 10/10/2015 - 10/11/2015 and 10/24/2015 - 10/25/2015 Location: Bristow

Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park Tours May-October: Tours on 2nd & 4th Weekends 11am-3pm: Tours leave on the hour &nda... More Info

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Unionists in Virginia

Book Talk: Unionists in Virginia with Lawrence ...

Venue: The Manassas Museum Date: 10/11/2015 Location: Manassas
Unionists in Virginia

Whether the Civil War was preventable is a debate that began shortly after Appomattox and continues today. But even earlier, in 1861, a group of Un... More Info

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When a Sparrow Falls - A Discussion with the ...

Venue: Bassett Historical ... Date: 10/13/2015 Location: Bassett

Book discussion of his book entitled When a Sparrow Falls. This is a story of faith lost and faith restored, fused with reality and d... More Info

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Annual Banquet

Venue: Holiday Inn ... Date: 10/15/2015 Location: Harrisonburg

The Annual Banquet is a festive occasion to celebrate the preservation and education activities of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society a... More Info

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"After the Fall" Brown Bag Lunch Talk

Venue: White House and ... Date: 10/16/2015 Location: Richmond

In most quashed rebellions, the leaders lose their lives or are forced into exile. The aftermath of the American Civil War provides and unusual exa... More Info

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Symposium speakers

19th Annual Symposium: The Civil War in 1865

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 10/16/2015 and additional dates Location: Petersburg
Symposium speakers

Seven outstanding scholars discuss pivotal events of 1865 at a weekend symposium. Speakers include George C. Rable, Caroline Janney, Frank Wetta, J... More Info

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Tent camp

Re-Enactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek

Venue: Cedar Creek ... Date: 10/17/2015 - 10/18/2015 Location: Middletown
Tent camp

Join us for the 151st commemoration of the largest Civil War battle in the Shenandoah Valley, held on the original battlegrounds in Middletown, VA.... More Info

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So Foul and Fair a Day: The Fall of Richmond ...

Venue: White House and ... Date: 10/17/2015 Location: Richmond

April 2, 1865 dawned bright and beautiful but within a few hours the Sunday peace was shattered when Jefferson Davis received word that the capital... More Info

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Battle of Cedar Creek Commemoration Weekend

Venue: Belle Grove ... Date: 10/17/2015 - 10/18/2015 Location: Middletown

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park will mark the anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, Oct... More Info

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Civil War Lecture Series: Life and Times of John ...

Venue: The Mariners' ... Date: 10/17/2015 Location: Newport News

Join noted historian John V. Quarstein as he tells the thrilling tales of Lieutenant John Worden who became the toast of the nation when he command... More Info

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This Was Richmond: Photographic Tour After the ...

Venue: Henrico Theatre Date: 10/18/2015 Location: Henrico

All ages. Learn about Richmond after the Civil War through photography. National Park Service historian Mike Gorman brings his dynamic storytelling... More Info

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Psychic Medium Weekend

Venue: Belle Grove ... Date: 10/22/2015 - 10/24/2015 Location: King George

Dr. Angela Holocker is professional who has her background in science. She has used this background to research and study the metap... More Info

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None But an Eyewitness: Loudoun Women in the ...

Venue: Oatlands Historic ... Date: 10/22/2015 Location: Leesburg

As we come to the end of the Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration, we turn to the women of Loudoun County to hear their thoughts and experience... More Info

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