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

August 25, 2016
Speaker: Kelly Hancock
Kelly Hancock examines how the 19th-century ideals of death and dying were adapted in the face of American’s bloodiest war.
July 28, 2016
Speaker: William C. Davis
William C. Davis examines one of the true "media celebrities" of the Civil War era and shows how truth can be more sensational than fiction.
June 23, 2016
Speaker: Karissa Marken
Karissa Marken shows how many former Confederate guerrillas continued their bushwhacking ways and became infamous outlaws.

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