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The beginning, the end, and a few battles in between. These are Virginia's six hallowed battlefields of the Civil War.
Just off the shores of Virginia Beach spectacular wildlife
emerges each winter. From humpback and fin whale sightings to beautiful
waterfowl like the northern gannet, the life along the coast is active and
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 and...
History comes to life in the rolling hills of the beautiful Louisa County countryside. This historic reenactment commemorates the 150th anniversary...
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has, arguably, the most interesting and important history of any trial jurisdiction in...
On Saturday, February 7, 2015, Don and Joyce Leslie will present a program on Civil War Dancing at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. The...
On February 3, 1865, five men met for four hours aboard the US steamer River Queen on the prospect of a peaceful resolution to a war that had ravag...
The familiar story of the Civil War tells of a predominately agricultural South pitted against a rapidly industrializing North. However, Adam Dean ...
It is time for the final Person of the Year Symposium of the Sesquicentennial. Who will be named the Person of the Year for 1865 and join previous ...
Hardy County, Virginia native John Hanse McNeill formed one of only three partisan units to survive the repeal of the Partisan Act by the Confedera...
Join naval historian and former War Memorial Museum Director John Quarstein to explore the battle between the Monitor and Virginia. &nbs...
16th Annual Civil War Seminar, 1864 - Friday, March 13, 2015 through Sunday, March 15, 2015. The schedule for the day's events:
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...
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...
The Overton-Hillsman farm house, circa 1780, is open to the public for guided tours 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The house was restored to reflect the 1865 ...
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...
Join Chris Calkins, Park Manager, Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park, and American Civil War historian, as he describes his efforts to locate and...
Join Chris Calkins, Park Manager, Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park, and Patrick Schroeder, Historian at Appomattox Court House National Histori...
Enjoy coffee and muffins at the Museum as Elizabeth Varon lectures about the “Legacies of Appomattox: Lee’s Surrender in History and Me...
Saturday April 11,2015 from 11 A.M. till 5 P.M. at the John Lewis Thompson Learning Center & Pop’s Country Store Museum located at 1...
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