Saturday, May 11 2013

05/11/2013 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Join us for the Grand Opening of our new exhibit Gettysburg: "They walked through blood." The exhibit will open at 10:00am on Saturday, May 11th and will be included with regular Museum admission.

05/11/2013 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s death, and the time when he laid in state in Richmond, the Museum will be exhibiting the flag that draped his casket. This rarely displayed artifact, which was the first recorded use of the Confederacy’s 2nd National Flag design, is one of the most important single flags of the entire Civil War. Come see it for yourself during this limited, two-day exhibition.

05/11/2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Author Mathew W. Lively will lecture on his new book “Calamity at Chancellorsville: The Wounding and Death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson.” The book utilizes extensive primary source material and a firm understanding of the area to re-examine the gripping story of the final days of one of the Confederacy’s greatest generals, and how Southerners came to view Jackson’s death during and after the conflict. Dr.