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American Civil War Museum – Appomattox

159 Horseshoe Rd
Appomattox, Virginia 24522 United States
(804) 649-1861 acwm.org

August 2022

Book Talk with Ken Rutherford: America’s Buried History: Landmines in the Civil War

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
American Civil War Museum – Appomattox, 159 Horseshoe Rd
Appomattox, Virginia 24522 United States

Victim-activated landmines were used on a widespread basis for the first time in the American Civil War. Discover how these “weapons that wait” transitioned from “tools of cowards” to an accepted form of warfare.

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