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When the American Civil War started, no one could anticipate how long it would last or what the outcomes would be. Both unexpected events and deliberate choices altered the course of the war throughout its four years. From enslaved people seeking freedom, to the actions of military commanders on the field, and the choices of politicians on the home front, explore significant decisions that changed the course of history.Featuring: Rachel Shelden, Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Gary Gallagher, Terry Winschel, Jonathan White, Megan…Find out more »
(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…Find out more »