Calendar of Events

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:30pm
Ukrop Auditorium, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, Richmond 23226

How have - and how should - the national soul-searching about the Confederacy and its legacies affect the way students of Civil War history engage with their subject?

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
White House of the Confederacy

Under the guidance of Alfonso Perez Acosta (the artist of our House 200 portraits), paint a contemporary take on an historic portrait while sipping wine in a 19th century building.

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
White House of the Confederacy

As one of an estimated 20,000 soldiers who underwent amputation during the Civil War, Thomas Colley’s memoirs reveal the challenges of living with what many might recognize today as post-traumatic stress disorder.  Join us as Michael Shaffer...

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

As one of an estimated 20,000 soldiers who underwent amputation during the Civil War, Thomas Colley’s memoirs reveal the challenges of living with what many might recognize today as post-traumatic stress disorder.  Join us as Michael Shaffer...

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 2:00pm
White House of the Confederacy

How and why did the staff of the Confederate Museum in the 1960s transition the organization to a more scholarly approach? Explore their choices with the Museum’s first professional executive director, Peter Rippe.

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 11:00am
Historic Tredegar

We're excited for the return of Foundry Market, our celebration of Virginia makers and doers, in conjunction with the...

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:30pm
American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

On the Centennial of the November 11, 1918 Armistice, discover the surprising connections between World War I and the American Civil War.

With John Coski, ACWM.

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
Capital Ale House, 623 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Approximately 60,000 amputations were performed during the American Civil War. Most limbs were buried in mass graves, but a few received special attention. Uncover what became of some as we delve into amputation and its aftermath.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:00pm
Third Street Brewing, 312 W. 3rd Street, Farmville, VA 23901

She was called “General Tubman” and the “Moses” of her people, yet there is much we do not know about this heroic “conductor” of the Underground Railroad who risked all...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar

In the postwar years, wounded soldiers, grieving women, and those suffering depression wrought by the devastation of war sought relief from prescription drugs - particularly opium.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
White House of the Confederacy

Left an invalid by an injury, LeRoy Gresham, son of an affluent Georgia slaveholder, began keeping a journal at the age of twelve in 1860.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
White House of the Confederacy

Join some of the staff involved in the house's restoration, as they relive the thirteen-year process of how the Museum painstakingly researched and oversaw the restoration of the house to its wartime appearance.

Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
Bottoms Up Pizza, 1700 Dock Street, Richmond, VA 23223

Ambrose Burnside is remembered for some doozies, but nothing quite stacks up to his ill-fated leadership during the battle of Fredericksburg. While he does deserve some of the blame, the U.S.

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 1:30pm
White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln both had connections to the house at 1201 E. Clay Street.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:30pm
American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

After his 1865 capture, the United States charged former Confederate president Jefferson Davis with treason.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:30pm
American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Explore African American education after the Civil War, including Freedmen Schools, initial state-funded public schools, early historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), and the failed Blair Education Bill of 1890. 

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