Transportation by trains had advanced in the years before the Civil War, which allowed for large numbers of troops to be transported. The system was still hampered with gaps in service, incompatible track gauges and lack of equipment. Join Howard Gregory at the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox for this discussion of the importance of railroads during the Civil War. Cost: Free with Museum admission.
The White House of the Confederacy’s household staff was a diverse group of enslaved African-Americans, free blacks, Irish immigrants and a German florist. This tour will introduce visitors to the servants and describe the roles they played in the daily operation of the house. Cost: $10.00 for adults. $8.00 for seniors over the age of 62. $6.00 for youth aged 7 to 13. Free for children under 7.