Calendar of Events

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 11:00am
American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Bring your artifacts from or related to the Civil War to the Museum to be examined by a panel of local experts. (Please note: evaluators will not offer formal appraisals.) 

Saturday, August 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.

Sunday, August 26, 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, September 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.

Sunday, September 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, September 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.

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 2:00pm
White House of the Confederacy

As one of the first public schools in Richmond, discover the house's foundational place in the history of public education in the city.

Sunday, September 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, September 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
Capital Ale House

A visitor to war-time Richmond would have had trouble believing it was the same place founded as a quiet village a century earlier. Experience a "virtual" tour of the war-time capital as we explore the changes wrought by war.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 6:30pm
Third Street Brewing, 312 W. 3rd Street, Farmville, VA 23901

Following the Emancipation Proclamation, the motivation to keep fighting the Civil War became clear to Confederate clergy.

Saturday, September 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, September 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.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar

Marriage can be an indicator of a people’s access to the American vision of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00am
White House of the Confederacy

Join us on Saturday September 22 and Sunday September 23 for a Museum shop tent sale outside of the White House of the Confederacy. Items will be reduced up to 80% off including apparel, books, and home goods.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 1:00pm
White House of the Confederacy

Dr. John Reeves will illuminate the incredible turnaround in attitudes towards Robert E. Lee by examining the evolving case against him from 1865 to 1870 and beyond as he discusses his book, The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee.

Saturday, September 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, September 23, 2018 - 10:00am
White House of the Confederacy

Join us on Saturday September 22 and Sunday September 23 for a Museum shop tent sale outside of the White House of the Confederacy. Items will be reduced up to 80% off including apparel, books, and home goods.

Sunday, September 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.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:30pm
American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

The 1862 battle between the USS Monitor and CSS Virginia was the first time that ironclad vessels engaged in combat in the history of the world.

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 10:00am
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Join the PALAS living history reenactors at the Museum’s cabin as they demonstrate activities that many women of the era did during the Civil War, including hearth cooking, sewing, and supply preparation for soldiers.

Saturday, September 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, September 30, 2018 - 10:00am
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Join the PALAS living history reenactors at the Museum’s cabin as they demonstrate activities that many women of the era did during the Civil War, including hearth cooking, sewing, and supply preparation for soldiers.

Sunday, September 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.

Saturday, October 6, 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, October 6, 2018 - 2:00pm
White House of the Confederacy

Uncover the work of the women of the Confederate Memorial Literary Society, who not only saved the house from destruction, but also collected, presented, and advocated a narrative of the Confederate experience.

Sunday, October 7, 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, October 8, 2018 - 6:00pm
The Graduate

Decimus Et. Ultimus Barziza was born in Williamsburg, Virginia and had a life typical of his generation. However, his Civil War experiences are far from average. Discover the story of this soldier, prisoner, blockade runner, and politician.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 6:00pm
Charley's - Lynchburg, 707 Graves Mill Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24502

While Lynchburg’s chief surgeon once told a woman that neither flies nor women were desirable in a hospital setting, she and her 500-...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
White House of the Confederacy

Join us for a once in a lifetime opportunity to dine in the family dining room of the White House of the Confederacy.

Enjoy a modern seated dinner with historical touches, directly from menus from the time period.

Saturday, October 13, 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 14, 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 18, 2018 - 7:30pm
International Center Commons, University of Richmond, VA, 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.

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 in this discussion led by John Coski (ACWM).

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...

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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