April 7, 2015 - 12:00pm

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

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.

April 8, 2015 - 5:00pm

Join Chris Calkins, Park Manager, Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park, and Patrick Schroeder, Historian at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, as they narrate the events of the Battle of Appomattox Station on location.  This 40-acre protected battlefield is under the care of the Appomattox 1865 Foundation.  A demonstration of the Confederate artillery vs Federal Cavalry battle is presented by the 2nd VA Cavalry Co C and Stuart’s Light Horse Artillery.

April 9, 2015 - 9:00am

Enjoy coffee and muffins at the Museum as Elizabeth Varon lectures about the “Legacies of Appomattox: Lee’s Surrender in History and Memory”on the 150th anniversary of the surrender. Tickets are $5.00 for members and $15.00 for non-members. Reserve your seat here!

April 9, 2015 - 2:00pm

A reenactment of the surrender of General Lee to General Grant, including their correspondence in the preceding days, with David Palmer as Lee and Tony Daniels as Grant. The event will take place in either the Robertson Room or the Pavilion (weather permitting) at the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox. Included with museum admission.

April 9, 2015 - 7:00pm


Join Dr. James I. (Bud) Robertson, Jr. for a private reception and presentation at historic Eldon, the Civil War plantation home of the Flood family.  Light refreshments will be served.  Period dress or cocktail attire is appropriate.  Transportation will be provided from the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox, 159 Horseshoe Road, Appomattox.  Cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple. Space is limited.  This event has SOLD OUT. 

April 10, 2015 - 9:00am

Enjoy coffee and muffins at the Museum as William "Jack" Davis lectures about the "The Collapse of the Confederate Government.” The commemoration of the Appomattox surrender's 150th anniversary continues throughout the day. Tickets are $5.00 for members and $15.00 for non-members. Reserve your seat here!

April 10, 2015 - 11:00am

General U.S. Grant (Tony Daniels) delivers a monologue on his famous meeting with President Abraham Lincoln at City Point, now part of modern Hopewell, Virginia. 

April 10, 2015 - 1:00pm

Local historian Albert Carter presents the history of Thomas Bocock, who was born in Buckingham, lived and practiced law in Appomattox, served in the U.S. House of Representatives before the Civil War, and became the Confederate Speaker of the House. Included with museum admission. 

April 10, 2015 - 6:30pm

This event has SOLD OUT.

Join Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant (portrayed by David Palmer and Tony Daniels) for a dinner at the historic Babcock House in Appomattox. Both Lee and Grant will be available for conversation and questions throughout the evening. Enjoy a cash bar on the house's deck for cocktail hour, and then a hearty southern buffet dinner. 

5:30 pm: Cocktails on the deck, cash bar.

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