Civil War Conversations

Explore the Civil War and its legacies through talks with local, regional, and national historians.
Light refreshments served at 6:30, talk begins at 7:00, and Q&A with speaker to follow. 

Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, light refreshments are served at 6:30 pm.
Date: Every fourth Thursday of the month (second Thursday in November & December).
Location: The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox.
Cost: $10 Adults (single program) OR $75 Adults (full September 2017 - May 2018 series subscription). Reservations encouraged
These programs are free for Museum members thanks to the generous sponsorship of Farmer's Bank.

Next Program

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
Location: The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox
Speaker: Christy Coleman

The passage of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments forever changed American society. Join Museum CEO Christy Coleman as she explores the social and political implications of these amendments at the time of their passage and in contemporary American culture.

Past Programs

February 23, 2017
Speaker: Don Jones
How long did Samuel Clemens serve in the Confederate Missouri Militia and what influence did it have on him and his writings?
January 26, 2017
Speaker: Brian Steel Wills
Explore the motivations and mindset of Dorsey Pender through first-hand accounts and correspondence.
December 8, 2016
Speaker: Sean Kane
Sean Kane describes how Special Artists supplied the public with images from the battlefield during the American Civil War.

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