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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...
A presentation by Dr. John "Jack” Trammell, professor of sociology at Randolph-Macon College, on his research into the history of the slave t...
Join Museum Educator Sean Kane for a guided tour of our signature exhibit In the Cause of Liberty. This program will highlight artifacts and displa...
The familiar story of the Civil War tells of a predominately agricultural South pitted against a rapidly industrializing North. However, Adam Dean ...
In February 1865 Southern statesmen, soldiers, and civilians were engaged in the last stages of a months-long public debate over a proposal to enli...
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 ...
Come to Farmville Virginia and take part in The Last Stand: The Civil War Comes to Farmville. Immerse yourself in history meeting the men fro...
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...
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