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Civil War National Battlefield Parks

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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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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 ... More Info

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Plantation Foodways

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 09/20/2014 Location: Petersburg

Experience life on a Civil War era plantation as costumed interpreters help guests discover how civilians grew and prepared food. This event ... More Info

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2014 Bottimore Lecture “When Mettle Meets Metal: ...

Venue: University of ... Date: 09/25/2014 Location: Richmond

Dr. Stephen Berry, Associate Professor and Gregory Chair in the Civil War Era and Co-Director, Center for Virtual History, is the author or editor ... More Info

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Women of War

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 09/25/2014 Location: Appomattox

In their variety, the memoirs, poetry, and fiction show the transitory nature of the literature of southern women who lived through a violent and ... More Info

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Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the 1864 ...

Venue: Richmond National ... Date: 09/26/2014 - 09/30/2014 Location: Richmond

Richmond National Battlefield Park and its partners will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battles of Fort Harrison and New ... More Info

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Battle of New Market Heights & Campaign Before ...

Venue: Runnymede Date: 09/26/2014 and additional dates Location: Henrico

Seize the opportunity to visit Henrico County as it commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Battle of New Market Heights and the Campaign Before ... More Info

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Civil War Mini Custom Tour: Peebles Farm

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 09/27/2014 Location: Petersburg

Meet a guide at the National Museum of the Civil War soldier and caravan to Peebles Farm to discuss battle details with an expert historian! This ... More Info

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18th North Carolina Encampment

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014 Location: Petersburg

Experience the Civil War in a whole new way!  Watch arms demonstrations and talk to reenactors of the 18th North Carolina Regiment as they ... More Info

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“Danville in the Civil War” Civil War Conversation

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 10/08/2014 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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Education is our goal.

Beaverdam Heritage Days Festival

Venue: John Lewis Thompson ... Date: 10/11/2014 Location: Beaverdam
Education is our goal.

Beaverdam is a bit off the beaten path in Western Hanover County, VA. This pastoral setting provides a beautiful and intriguing drive anytime of ... More Info

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Point Lookout Brown Bag Lunch Talk

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 10/17/2014 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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The Civil War in 1864

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 10/17/2014 and additional dates Location: Petersburg

Seven outstanding scholars discuss pivotal events of 1864 at a weekend symposium.

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Music in the Civil War

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 10/23/2014 Location: Appomattox

From the times of the ancient Greeks, philosophers have acknowledged the universal power of music to inspire, move, and soothe. The writer who ... More Info

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Voices from the Shadows

Venue: Pamplin Historical ... Date: 10/25/2014 and 10/26/2014 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 ... More Info

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Lincoln's Re-election Brown Bag Lunch Talk

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 11/14/2014 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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“A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of ...

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 11/21/2014 Location: Richmond

Spotsylvania Court House represents a chess match of immeasurable stakes between two master opponents: Grant, the irresistible force, hammering ... More Info

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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 ... More Info

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