Exhibit Curator Q&A: Richmonders at War
October 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
ACWM’s Chris Graham and Joseph Rogers present an interactive behind-the-scenes look at our new exhibit, “Richmonders at War.”
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Our latest panel exhibit, located at Historic Tredegar, explores what happens when wars come home to Americans. From the moment the new Confederate States moved their capital to Richmond, Virginia in late May 1861, capturing the city became a primary objective of United States armies.
Richmond was the industrial and political hub of a new nation, the destination for conscripted and impressed soldiers, white and Black, and a place where wounded and sick men either recovered or died. In these ways, Richmond is unique in American history.