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

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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