Commemoration Weekend at Appomattox

Commemoration Weekend at Appomattox


Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Co-sponsors and Partners: 

PALAS, Calvin Ashwell

As part of the annual commemoration of the Battles of Appomattox and Gen. Lee’s surrender to Gen. Grant, explore stories of the Civil War and Emancipation at the Museum of the Confederacy—Appomattox.

Activities throughout the day include:

  • Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS) encampment.  Join costumed living history interpreters to explore the equipment, comfort supplies, and services provided to soldiers and hospitals by aid societies during the Civil War.
  • Confederate Navy Display. Explore the role the Confederate Navy played in the Civil War, with reenactor and model ship builder Calvin Ashwell. Featuring model ships and period naval equipment.



Included with Museum Admission

Program Date: 

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 10:00am