Appomattox

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Samuel Clemens, an unemployed riverboat captain in 1861, joined the Confederate Missouri Militia. How long did he stay and what influence did it have on him and his writings? Led by Don Jones, Volunteer, The American Civil War Museum.

Light refreshments served at 6:30, talk begins at 7:00, and Q&A with speaker to follow. 

Civil War books
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Join our Civil War Book Club which meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy a great discussion led by the book club members. Books will be chosen by the club members and those buying through our Haversack Gift Shop will receive a special discount. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your Civil War knowledge! You may join the group at any time. Contact Josie Butler with questions or to find out the current month's book. 

Fourth of July, 1861
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

How did Americans celebrate their national anniversary when the country appeared to be falling apart? Join Virginia Tech’s Paul Quigley, Ph.D., to explore Civil War Americans' varied attitudes toward the Fourth of July. 

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Hannah Reynolds was an enslaved woman who was wounded during the Battle of Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865. When she died three days later, she was a free woman, and the only civilian casualty of the battle. On the 152nd anniversary of her death, the Museum will tell Hannah’s story through an original play, written and produced by Wolfbane Productions of Appomattox. All performances will be outdoors, and limited seating will be available. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. 

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Hannah Reynolds was an enslaved woman who was wounded during the Battle of Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865. When she died three days later, she was a free woman, and the only civilian casualty of the battle. On the 152nd anniversary of her death, the Museum will tell Hannah’s story through an original play, written and produced by Wolfbane Productions of Appomattox. All performances will be outdoors, and limited seating will be available. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. 

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 1:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Hannah Reynolds was an enslaved woman who was wounded during the Battle of Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865. When she died three days later, she was a free woman, and the only civilian casualty of the battle. On the 152nd anniversary of her death, the Museum will tell Hannah’s story through an original play, written and produced by Wolfbane Productions of Appomattox. All performances will be outdoors, and limited seating will be available. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. 

Civil War books
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Join our Civil War Book Club which meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy a great discussion led by the book club members. Books will be chosen by the club members and those buying through our Haversack Gift Shop will receive a special discount. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your Civil War knowledge! You may join the group at any time. Contact Josie Butler with questions or to find out the current month's book. 

Virginia map 1861 (including West Virginia)
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. Explore the political, economic, and social forces behind western Virginia's secession and eventual admission into the Union as America's thirty-fifth state. Led by Kevin Barksdale, Marshall University.

Light refreshments served at 6:30, talk begins at 7:00, and Q&A with speaker to follow. 

Civil War books
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Join our Civil War Book Club which meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy a great discussion led by the book club members. Books will be chosen by the club members and those buying through our Haversack Gift Shop will receive a special discount. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your Civil War knowledge! You may join the group at any time. Contact Josie Butler with questions or to find out the current month's book. 

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. Discover the fierce battle that erupted on the ground where peace had been secured nearly seventy years earlier. Led by Caroline Janney, Purdue University.

Light refreshments served at 6:30, talk begins at 7:00, and Q&A with speaker to follow. 

Civil War books
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Join our Civil War Book Club which meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy a great discussion led by the book club members. Books will be chosen by the club members and those buying through our Haversack Gift Shop will receive a special discount. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your Civil War knowledge! You may join the group at any time. Contact Josie Butler with questions or to find out the current month's book. 

Civil War books
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Join our Civil War Book Club which meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy a great discussion led by the book club members. Books will be chosen by the club members and those buying through our Haversack Gift Shop will receive a special discount. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your Civil War knowledge! You may join the group at any time. Contact Josie Butler with questions or to find out the current month's book. 

Civil War books
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Join our Civil War Book Club which meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy a great discussion led by the book club members. Books will be chosen by the club members and those buying through our Haversack Gift Shop will receive a special discount. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your Civil War knowledge! You may join the group at any time. Contact Josie Butler with questions or to find out the current month's book. 

Civil War books
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Join our Civil War Book Club which meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy a great discussion led by the book club members. Books will be chosen by the club members and those buying through our Haversack Gift Shop will receive a special discount. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your Civil War knowledge! You may join the group at any time. Contact Josie Butler with questions or to find out the current month's book. 

Civil War books
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Join our Civil War Book Club which meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy a great discussion led by the book club members. Books will be chosen by the club members and those buying through our Haversack Gift Shop will receive a special discount. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your Civil War knowledge! You may join the group at any time. Contact Josie Butler with questions or to find out the current month's book. 

Civil War books
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Join our Civil War Book Club which meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy a great discussion led by the book club members. Books will be chosen by the club members and those buying through our Haversack Gift Shop will receive a special discount. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your Civil War knowledge! You may join the group at any time. Contact Josie Butler with questions or to find out the current month's book. 

Civil War books
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Join our Civil War Book Club which meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy a great discussion led by the book club members. Books will be chosen by the club members and those buying through our Haversack Gift Shop will receive a special discount. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your Civil War knowledge! You may join the group at any time. Contact Josie Butler with questions or to find out the current month's book.