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 The Farmer's Bank of Appomattox.

Next Program

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 6:30pm
Location: The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox
Speaker: Brian McKnight

No Civil War guerrilla cut such a wide swath as Champ Ferguson. He claimed to have murdered 120 men by the War’s end, and soon after, was convicted and executed for killing 53 men. Discover how his story survived and found its way into our modern consciousness. With Brian McKnight, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

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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