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January 2022

Book Talk with Michael Block: The Carnage was Fearful: The Battle of Cedar Mountain, August 9, 1862

January 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Civil War history typically breezes by the battle of Cedar Mountain, but this stand-alone battle had major implications. Most importantly, it halted a Federal advance into central Virginia and provided the commander ofthe Army of Northern Virginia, Gen. Robert E. Lee, an opportunity to take the fight away from Richmond and toward Washington  A life-long student of the Civil War, Michael Block moved to Fauquier County, Virginia, in 2004 and developed a deep appreciation of the war’s impact on Culpeper…

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Virtual White House of the Confederacy Tours

January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The White House of the Confederacy is closed to the public until February 10th. The American Civil War Museum will be offering a virtual tour of the House from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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February 2022

History Happy Hour: Freedom’s Lawmakers

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us as we discuss how African American men in government following the Civil War shaped the public education system in the South. Following the Civil War, Black men served in every level of government—federal state, and local.  Though oppressive Jim Crow policies rolled back many of the gains made during Reconstruction, the actions of these African Americans helped shape a lasting system of public education in the southern United States and inspire generations to follow in their footsteps. With…

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Symposium 2022: The Soldier’s Civil War

February 18 @ 5:30 pm - February 19 @ 5:00 pm
ACWM – Historic Tredegar, 480 Tredegar St.
Richmond, Virginia 23219 United States

(Visit this page for more information about this special event, https://acwm.org/visit/annual-2022-symposium/) The American Civil War Museum 2022 Symposium, The Soldier’s Civil War, will be held at Historic Tredegar for the first time ever. We’re utilizing the Foundry building on the ACWM Tredegar campus as the lecture hall for this in-person but socially distanced event. The Museum is just a few feet away and special guided tours will be available during Symposium weekend. This is our 17th annual Symposium and we…

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