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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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 and... More Info

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Bracketts Farm

150th Anniv. Battle of Trevilian Station ...

Venue: Brackett's Farm Location: Louisa
Bracketts Farm

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

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Annual Appomattox Court House Nat'l Historical ...

Venue: Longwood University Location: Farmville

16th Annual Civil War Seminar, 1864 - Friday, March 13, 2015 through Sunday, March 15, 2015. The schedule for the day's events: Frida... More Info

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Independence Day Celebration and Artillery ...

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 07/04/2015 Location: Petersburg

Celebrate our nation's independence with a cannon firing. Demonstration begins at 1:00 p.m.; the Park is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with regu... More Info

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John Dooley: An Irish American Leader in Mid-19th ...

Venue: Maymont Date: 07/01/2015 - 07/04/2015 Location: Richmond

View the sole surviving green wool uniform of Richmond’s Montgomery Guard, Company C of the First Virginia Infantry, amilitia... More Info

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Banner Lecture, "The History Crisis in America: ...

Venue: Virginia Historical ... Date: 07/09/2015 Location: Richmond

History occupies a paradoxical and problematic place in contemporary American culture. Numerous commentators argue that we face a growing crisis of... More Info

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Summer Tour Series: Medals of Honor of the VI ...

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 07/18/2015 Location: Petersburg

Join a historian for an in-depth walking tour at Pamplin Historical Park. Major General Horatio G. Wright declared that "nothing but the mo... More Info

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“I Am a Soldier Now”: United States Colored ...

Venue: Library of Virginia Date: 07/23/2015 Location: Richmond

Approximately 180,000 African Americans served in the Union army during the Civil War, and many more African Americans served in the Union navy. At... More Info

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2nd Corps Release Party & Civil War Reenactors

Venue: DuCard Vineyards Date: 08/01/2015 Location: Etlan

Stonewall Jackson’s 2nd Corps: March on DuCard (march @ 2pm sharp). For all you Civil War buffs and wine lovers- we again commemorate th... More Info

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Banner Lecture, "William Cabell Rives: A Country ...

Venue: Virginia Historical ... Date: 09/03/2015 Location: Richmond

Defying the president and Democratic Party leaders in an 1838 Senate speech, William Cabell Rives declared, “I can never forget that I have a... More Info

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Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival

Venue: Main Street Madison Date: 09/05/2015 Location: Madison

Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival - Step back in time at the Annual Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival. There will be ar... More Info

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Harvest Tea

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 09/26/2015 Location: Petersburg

Enjoy an afternoon of gourmet teas and tasty treats! Ladies and gentlemen in period dress will serve you as you learn about the l... More Info

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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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Banner Lecture, "Unionists in Virginia: Politics, ...

Venue: Virginia Historical ... Date: 10/29/2015 Location: Richmond

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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Voices from the Shadows

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 10/30/2015 - 10/31/2015 Location: Petersburg

Does the sound of Civil War cannon fire still echo in the night? Experience Pamplin Historical Park after dark as costumed guides lead you ... More Info

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Tea & Tidings

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 12/05/2015 Location: Petersburg

Did you know that to carry away fruit or bonbons from the table is a sign of low breeding? At Pamplin Historical Park's Tea & Tidings, ... More Info

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Soldiers Marching at Civil War Adventure Camp

Civil War Adventure Camp

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 06/27/2015 - 09/27/2015 Location: Petersburg
Soldiers Marching at Civil War Adventure Camp

Live like a Civil War soldier at America's newest participatory experience! Recruits dress in Union or Confederate uniforms, sleep in recreated enc... More Info

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Fort Clifton Arts, Music, and Crafts Festival

Venue: Fort Clifton Park Date: 05/07/2016 - 05/08/2016 and additional dates Location: Colonial Heights

History of the Festival The Fort Clifton Festival began in May of 1976 as part of the Bicentennial celebration and has become an annu... More Info

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