2018 Symposium: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Times

2018 Symposium: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Times


The Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St. Richmond, VA 23219

Co-sponsors and Partners: 

John L. Nau III Center for Civil War at the University of Virginia and the Library of Virginia

The American Civil War wrought great changes not only on the nation’s physical and Constitutional landscape, but also in the lives of the American people. The Museum’s 2018 symposium will explore the impact of the war on diverse groups of people and narrate the stories of individuals who navigated the challenges and opportunities of war.

The speakers for the 2018 symposium are Dr. Peter S. Carmichael, Dr. Lauranett L. Lee, Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr., Dr. Jane Schultz, and Dr. Amy Murrell Taylor.

Learn more about the Symposium


$65 for adults; Members: $40; Students: $20

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