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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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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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Reenactors from the 2nd US Cavalry

Sheridan's Raid Commemoration Weekend

Venue: Scottsville Museum Date: 03/06/2015 - 03/08/2015 Location: Scottsville
Reenactors from the 2nd US Cavalry

The Civil War is coming to Scottsville - March 6-8, 2015. And you’re invited. One hundred and fifty years ago, Union troops un... More Info

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Civil War Conversation- The Freedmen's Bureau

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 03/11/2015 Location: Appomattox

Every second Wednesday of the month, the Museum of the Confederacy and the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park are partnering to bring ... More Info

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Battle of the Ironclads

Venue: Lynchburg Museum at ... Date: 03/12/2015 Location: Lynchburg

Join naval historian and former War Memorial Museum Director John Quarstein to explore the battle between the Monitor and Virginia. &nbs... More Info

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Annual Appomattox Court House Nat'l Historical ...

Venue: Longwood University Date: 03/13/2015 and additional dates 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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Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

Book Talk- To the Bitter End with Robert Dunkerly

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 03/19/2015 Location: Appomattox
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

To the Bitter End is a new book that discusses all the surrenders at the end of the Civil War. From Appomattox to Bennett Place, to Alabama, the Tr... More Info

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Soldiers’ Heart: PTSD in Civil War Veterans

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 03/26/2015 Location: Appomattox

The condition known today as PTSD went by several names during the Civil War: soldier’s heart, irritable heart and effort syndrome among othe... More Info

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“Unionists in Virginia: Politics, Secession, and ...

Venue: White House of the ... Date: 03/27/2015 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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Dinwiddie Days

Venue: County of Dinwiddie Date: 03/27/2015 - 04/02/2015 Location: Dinwiddie

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... More Info

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A cannon at Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park.

Sailor's Creek American Civil War ...

Venue: Sailor's Creek ... Date: 03/28/2015 Location: Rice
A cannon at Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park.

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 ... More Info

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Cannon firing demonstrations throughout the day on Sunday

Last Stand - The Civil War Comes to Farmville VA

Venue: Town of Farmville Date: 03/28/2015 and 03/29/2015 Location: Farmville
Cannon firing demonstrations throughout the day on Sunday

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... More Info

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Ecumenical Church Service

Venue: Smyrna Baptist ... Date: 03/29/2015 Location: Dinwiddie

The Gift of Peace, Power & Promise As the region, the Commonwealth and the nation commemorate the 150th Anniversary of events which too... More Info

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Main Museum

The Ultimate Petersburg & Appomattox Campaign ...

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 04/01/2015 and additional dates Location: Petersburg
Main Museum

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... More Info

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In Search of the Battle of Appomattox Station

Venue: Liberty Baptist ... Date: 04/08/2015 Location: Appomattox

Join Chris Calkins, Park Manager, Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park, and American Civil War historian, as he describes his efforts to locate and... More Info

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Appomattox Sesquicentennial Events

Venue: Throughout Historic ... Date: 04/08/2015 - 04/12/2015 and 04/19/2015 Location: Appomattox

It was in Appomattox on Palm Sunday, April 9, 1865, the bloodiest four years in U.S. history ended when Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrender... More Info

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Appomattox 150th - Authors' Tent

Venue: NPS Historic ... Date: 04/08/2015 and additional dates Location: Appomattox

Come meet and greet some of your favorite authors of Civil War history. Author’s books will be available for purchase and signing. Presented ... More Info

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Appomattox 150th - Wet-Plate Photography

Venue: NPS Historic ... Date: 04/08/2015 and additional dates Location: Appomattox

Teachers and students from Lynchburg College will be demonstrating Civil War era photography in various stations throughout the Park. Presented by ... More Info

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