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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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Nineteenth Century Women's Fashion

Venue: Museum of the ... Location: Appomattox

In this presentation, Susan Polich will focus on what the average women wore during the Civil War time period. You will see examples of work ... More Info

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Civil War Richmond 1865 – A Virtual Tour

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 04/24/2014 Location: Appomattox

Museum Director of Operations Eric App will give attendees a virtual tour of 1865 Richmond. Using Google’s SketchUp software along with ... More Info

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The Blue & The Gray in Orange: Mayhurst ...

Venue: Mayhurst Inn Date: 05/02/2014 Location: Orange

On May 1st, 1864, the Generals A.P. Hill & Robert E. Lee came together at Colonel John Willis' 20 room mansion to welcome Lucy Lee Hill into ... More Info

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Pamplin Historical Park's Mother's Day Tea

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 05/03/2014 and 05/03/2014 Location: Petersburg

On Saturday, May 3, enjoy an afternoon of gourmet teas & tasty treats with your mom or another special lady in your life ... More Info

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Victorian Tea Program

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 05/04/2014 Location: Appomattox

Join Appomattox Site Director Linda Lipscomb for a program on Victorian Tea. Attendees will learn about the types of tea, the difference between ... More Info

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“The Battle of the Wilderness” with Edwin C. ...

Venue: Hanover Tavern Date: 05/09/2014 Location: Hanover

Join legendary National Park Service Chief Historian Emeritus Ed Bearss at historic Hanover Tavern for this special Sesquicentennial lecture about ... More Info

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Medicine in the Civil War

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 05/10/2014 and 05/10/2014 Location: Appomattox

Medical practices changed dramatically throughout the Civil War. Everything from amputations to allowing women as nurses in hospitals was ... More Info

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“Battle of the Wilderness” Civil War Conversation

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 05/14/2014 Location: Appomattox

The Battle of the Wilderness, fought on May 5-7, 1864, may have been an inconclusive battle, it is noted for two very important firsts. One, it ... More Info

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"A Word From Your Dying Son”: The Story Behind J. ...

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 05/16/2014 Location: Richmond

Throughout the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Museum of the Confederacy-Richmond will be hosting a monthly series of talks devoted to a ... More Info

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Kriegsspiel War Game

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 05/17/2014 Location: Appomattox

Museum Director of Collections Robert Hancock oversees this game that gives players a chance to experience a unique perspective on Civil war ... More Info

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The Battle of New Market

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 05/22/2014 Location: Appomattox

General "Stonewall" Jackson said in 1862, "As goes the Shenandoah Valley, so goes Virginia." Join Museum volunteer and VMI graduate Don Jones as ... More Info

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Confederate Memorial Day Service in Old City ...

Venue: Old City Cemetery Date: 05/25/2014 Location: Lynchburg

Annual Lynchburg tradition since 1866, sponsored this year by Garland-Rodes Camp No. 409, Sons of the Confederate Veterans.  

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Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the 1864 ...

Venue: Richmond National ... Date: 05/30/2014 - 06/03/2014 Location: Mechanicsville

Richmond National Battlefield Park and its partners will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battles of Totopotomoy Creek and Cold ... More Info

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Civil War Wedding Reception Commemoration & ...

Venue: Holladay House Bed ... Date: 06/07/2014 Location: Orange

February of 1864, the Chapman Family, the prestigious owners of the "Holladay House", hosted a grand wedding reception for their daughter and her ... More Info

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Lincoln Legs: Brunch & Brushes with History

Venue: Richmond Floodwall, ... Date: 06/08/2014 Location: Richmond

To celebrate Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, much of which was filmed in Richmond and Petersburg, and is partially based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's ... More Info

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Battle of Trevilian Station

Venue: Reenactment ... Date: 06/21/2014 and 06/22/2014 Location: Louisa

150th Anniversary of the Battle of Trevilian Station Reenactmentis scheduled for June 21-22, 2014. We are excited to bring three on-field ... More Info

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Bracketts Farm

150th Anniv. Battle of Trevilian Station ...

Venue: Brackett's Farm Date: 06/21/2014 and 06/22/2014 Location: Louisa
Bracketts Farm

History comes to life in the rolling hills of the beautiful Louisa County countryside. This historic reenactment commemorates the 150th ... More Info

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Civil War Day at Old City Cemetery

Venue: Confederate Section Date: 06/21/2014 Location: Lynchburg

Join us as we commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Lynchburg. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the battle, talk to ... More Info

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