Appomattox

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 6:30pm
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

What made the Confederacy a nation? What made it so different from the United States as to warrant national independence? Throughout the Civil War, Confederates endeavored to define their nation using a potent combination of American history, southern racial ideals, and negative images of “The Yankee.” With Paul Quigley, Virginia Tech.
 

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 6:30pm
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

The surrender of Confederate armies at Appomattox, Greensboro, and elsewhere during the spring of 1865 brought the Civil War’s formal hostilities to an end. But did those surrenders really end the Civil War? Explore the ways in which the nation was torn for years to come. With Edward L. Ayers, University of Richmond. 

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.

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.

Presentations end at 3:00 pm Sunday. 

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