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, January 25, 2018 - 6:30pm
Location: The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox
Speaker: Brian S. Wills

Every engagement during the American Civil War contained elements of human drama, but few were as profound as those found when members of the 54th Massachusetts assaulted Battery Wagner outside Charleston, South Carolina, in the summer of 1863. Explore how the 1989 film Glory chronicled the historical events in which this regiment of black troops won enduring fame. With Brian S. Wills, Kennesaw State University. 

Past Programs

June 23, 2016
Speaker: Karissa Marken
Karissa Marken shows how many former Confederate guerrillas continued their bushwhacking ways and became infamous outlaws.
April 28, 2016
Speaker: Christy Coleman
Christy Coleman covers the heartfelt stories and more salacious tales of love and sex during the Civil War.

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