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 Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox.
Cost: $10 Adults, Members: $5 (single program) OR $75 Adults, Members: $35 (full September 2016 - May 2017 series subscription). Reservations encouraged

Next Program

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
Location: Museum of the Confederacy-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

November 10, 2016
Speaker: Beth White
In order to understand the man who became “Stonewall," Civil War historian Beth White takes a closer look at his formative years.
October 27, 2016
Speaker: Bryce VanStavern
Bryce VanStavern will cover the use of balloons for aerial reconnaissance during the American Civil War.
September 22, 2016
Speaker: Bob Sayre
Bob Sayre explores the economic implications of Reconstruction in both the South and the North.

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