Calendar of Events

Book Talk with Robert Schultz–War Memoranda
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 6:00pm
ACWM–Appomattox
For Walt Whitman, “the land entire” was the most fitting memorial to the war dead, “South or North, ours all.” Join us for a journey through Civil War memory and meaning as photographer Robert Schultz explores how his work...
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
Virginia Museum of History and Culture | 428 N Arthur Ashe Boulevard Richmond, Virginia 23220
This event is SOLD OUT. If you wish to be put on a waitlist, please contact Stephanie Arduini at sarduini@acwm.org. The Civil War resulted in the emancipation of 4 million enslaved African Americans. Explore how the choices and events in the...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar
The surrender of Vicksburg, Mississippi on July 4, 1863 was the decisive victory of the Civil War. Grant’s conquest opened the Mississippi to Union commerce and severed the Confederacy. Discover how the Vicksburg Campaign ignited a social...
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 1:00pm
ACWM–Appomattox
The Cumberland Valley Railroad played a strategic role connecting Hagerstown, Maryland to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Its location enhanced its importance during some of the Civil War’s most critical campaigns. Learn the remarkable, little-known...
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 6:30pm
Bottoms Up Pizza | 1700 Dock Street, Richmond, VA 23223
Dogs frolic freely on Belle Isle today, but they played into the story of the prison camp, too. Just what happened to the camp commandant's beloved bulldog and what can the variations on the Dog Story tell us about the infamous prison camp?...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 6:30pm
Third Street Brewing | 312 W 3rd St, Farmville, VA 23901
From the end of the Civil War to the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement activism played a pivotal role in changing policy. Uncover key moments in that lead to the dismantling of the “Separate but Equal” education system established...
11/21 Foundry Series: Living in Temporary Shelters
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar
During the Civil War, thousands of formerly enslaved African Americans lived in refugee camps set up by the U.S. Army, which was often ill-equipped to deal with the myriad of needs. How were the experiences of enslaved people seeking freedom similar...

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