They were wives, mothers, daughters, and sisters –but also soldiers. For much of modern history, women have gone to the battlefield, so there is no surprise they did this during our country’s deadliest war. Led by Morgan Floyd, ACWM.
Silas Omohundro was a white slave trader in pre-Civil War Richmond. His third wife Corinna and their children were legally his human property. Encounter the contrasts between Silas’ family and material life and that of the enslaved people he bought and sold.
Speaker: Emmanuel Dabney, Historian
Prohibition on buying and selling intoxicating beverages is not unique to the 1920s. Explore the drinking habits of 19th century imbibers and the government's crackdown in wartime Richmond.
Speaker: Robert Hancock, ACWM