March 27, 2015 - 12:00pm
Richmond

Whether the Civil War was preventable is a debate that began shortly after Appomattox and continues today. But even earlier, in 1861, a group of Union-loyal Virginians-led by George Summers, John Brown Baldwin, John Janney and Jubal Early-felt war was avoidable. Author and historian Lawrence M. Denton traces this remarkable story of Virginians working against all odds in a failed attempt to save a nation from war.

April 2, 2015 - 3:00pm
Richmond

April 2, 1865 dawned bright and beautiful but within a few hours the Sunday peace was shattered when Davis received word that the capital must be evacuated. Join us we explore the fateful last days of the Confederate capital and the first days of Federal occupation. Sites visited include the Capitol and grounds, St. Paul’s, Davis’s official office, the Stewart-Lee house and many more. This walking tour covers approximately 2 miles and begins at the Museum of the Confederacy. 

April 3, 2015 - 11:15am
White House

What did Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis have in common?  For one thing, they both spent time in the White House of the Confederacy, but there is much more to the story.  This themed tour will examine Lincoln and Davis as politicians, leaders, husbands and fathers.  Come walk where they walked and explore the lives of these rival presidents at the center of one of the most pivotal events in our nation’s history.  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.

April 3, 2015 - 12:00pm
Richmond

On April 3, 1865, Major General Godfrey Weitzel marched his troops into Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, capturing the city for the Union and precipitating the eventual collapse of the Southern states’ rebellion. Author G. William Quatman will provide a detailed narrative of the fall of Richmond lending new insight into the war’s end.

April 3, 2015 - 2:15pm
White House

What did Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis have in common?  For one thing, they both spent time in the White House of the Confederacy, but there is much more to the story.  This themed tour will examine Lincoln and Davis as politicians, leaders, husbands and fathers.  Come walk where they walked and explore the lives of these rival presidents at the center of one of the most pivotal events in our nation’s history.  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.

April 4, 2015 - 11:45am
White House

This themed tour will focus on Jefferson Davis’s last days in the Confederate White House as well as Abraham Lincoln’s historic visit to the site.  Come walk where they walked and explore this historic home through the eyes of rival presidents. Tour begins at the Byrd statue in Capitol Square. $10 for adults. Free for members. This tour is limited to 25 people and reservations are required. Get your tickets today! 

April 4, 2015 - 1:15pm
White House

This themed tour will focus on Jefferson Davis’s last days in the Confederate White House as well as Abraham Lincoln’s historic visit to the site.  Come walk where they walked and explore this historic home through the eyes of rival presidents. Tour begins at the Byrd statue in Capitol Square. $10 for adults. Free for members. This tour is limited to 25 people and reservations are required. Get your tickets today! 

April 4, 2015 - 3:30pm
White House

This themed tour will focus on Jefferson Davis’s last days in the Confederate White House as well as Abraham Lincoln’s historic visit to the site.  Come walk where they walked and explore this historic home through the eyes of rival presidents. Tour begins at the Byrd statue in Capitol Square. $10 for adults. Free for members. This tour is limited to 25 people and reservations are required. Get your tickets today! 

April 7, 2015 - 12:00pm
Richmond

Jonathan Horn author of The Man Who Would Not be Washington: Robert E. Lee’s Civil War and his Decision that Changed American History will discuss the riveting true story of Robert E. Lee, the brilliant soldier bound by marriage to George Washington’s family but turned by war against Washington’s crowning achievement, the Union.

April 8, 2015 - 3:30pm
Appomattox

Join Chris Calkins, Park Manager, Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park, and American Civil War historian, as he describes his efforts to locate and document the site of the Appomattox Station  battlefield, armed with maps, journals and a metal detector.

Presented by the Museum of the Confederacy- Appomattox, Virginia State Parks, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and the Appomattox 1865 Foundation.

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