Calendar of Events

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

In 1861, as Virginia deliberated whether or not to secede from the Union, the state’s northwestern counties began debating whether or not to secede from Virginia.

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
Historic Tredegar

Join the Tredegar Society at the American Civil War Museum for Loose Cannons VI.

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 6:30pm
Off-Site at Three Notch'd Brewing Company 2930 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230

During World War I, African Americans hoped their patriotism and service would bring respect and recognition of their rights. White Southerners hoped their patriotism and service would prove that the scars of Civil War had finally healed.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar

Following the Civil War and Emancipation, Union veterans and African American civilians faced physical and mental challenges that put their resilience to the test in new post-War environments.

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McLean House, Appomattox
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

In the summer of 1932, though the War Department was moving forward with plans to erect a Peace Monument at Appomattox Court House, the monument was never built.

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
Historic Tredegar

The American Civil War Museum's Foundry Market is an artisan craft fair with an emphasis on handmade, local products. We'll have vendors from across the state, demonstrations of craftsman at work, and food trucks.

A Civil War Captain and His Lady
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Joshua Moore was an Irish immigrant. Jennie Lindsay was the daughter of an Illinois senator. He was a captain in the 17th Illinois Volunteers. She was the daughter of an ardent Copperhead.

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
Historic Tredegar

The American Civil War Museum's Foundry Market is an artisan craft fair with an emphasis on handmade, local products. We'll have vendors from across the state, demonstrations of craftsman at work, and food trucks.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar

What do Dadaab, Kenya and Zatari, Jordan have in common with the U.S. Civil War?  Present-day refugee camps share important similarities with Civil War contraband camps.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar

Not everyone in the United States or Confederacy agreed with the War, and many people chose to actively oppose it.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar

Throughout the country’s history, the United States government has had a complicated (and often violent) relationship with tribal nations.

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