October 17, 2014 - 12:00pm
Richmond

Throughout the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Museum of the Confederacy-Richmond will be hosting a monthly series of talks devoted to a topic or event's 150th anniversary. These talks, normally scheduled for the third Friday of the month, are free for members and Richmond area residents, and are included with Museum admission for all others.

Join Supervisor of White House Operations Bryce VanStavern to learn about the Point Lookout prison camp. Bring your lunch to the Museum and commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

October 18, 2014 - 10:30am
Richmond

 Please reserve your spot online or contact Kelly Hancock at (855) 649-1861 x 121 & khancock@moc.org for more information.  Cost: $5 for members, $15 for non-members (includes Museum admission). During the year 1864, Richmonders faced danger from within and without.  Theft, arson, prison breaks and a cavalry raid were just a few of the challenges facing the citizens of Richmond.  Meanwhile prices continued to skyrocket and wounded flowed into the c

October 23, 2014 - 6:30pm
Appomattox

From the times of the ancient Greeks, philosophers have acknowledged the universal power of music to inspire, move, and soothe. The writer who claimed that it’s more important to know who writes the nation’s songs than to know who makes its laws understood this symbiotic relationship and how tightly music has been interwoven into politics and war since those distant times. During the Civil War, the most emblematic songs of the South expressed something deeper than words could capture.

November 11, 2014 - 12:00pm
Richmond

The American Civil War Museum and the Virginia Historical Society are sponsoring this special Tuesday Banner Lecture featuring best-selling author Karen Abbott talking about Belle Boyd, Rose O’Neal Greenhow, Elizabeth Van Lew, and Emma Edmonds. Cost: Free to MOC and VHS members; $6 for others.

November 12, 2014 - 12:15pm
Appomattox

Every second Wednesday of the month, the Museum of the Confederacy and the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park are partnering to bring the Civil War Sesquicentennial to Appomattox. Each month, a knowledgable speaker will lead a discussion on a topic or event's 150th anniversary. The talks take place at the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox.

Join Museum Visitor Services Manager Bob Sayre for this lunchtime talk. 

Admission is free, but does not include entrance to the Museum's exhibits. 

November 13, 2014 - 6:30pm
Appomattox

This program will explore the lives of Varina Davis and Mary Todd Lincoln, examining them not only as First Ladies but also as wives, mothers, and widows.  Discover the triumphs and tragedies of these two remarkable women. Join Kelly Hancock of the Museum of the Confederacy-Richmond for this lecture. Register online, or contact Josie Butler for more information. 

November 14, 2014 - 12:00pm
Richmond

Throughout the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Museum of the Confederacy-Richmond will be hosting a monthly series of talks devoted to a topic or event's 150th anniversary. These talks, normally scheduled for the third Friday of the month, are free for members and Richmond area residents, and are included with Museum admission for all others.

Join CEO Waite Rawls to learn about the re-election of Abraham Lincoln and what that meant for the Confederacy. Bring your lunch to the Museum and commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

November 21, 2014 - 12:00pm
Richmond

Spotsylvania Court House represents a chess match of immeasurable stakes between two master opponents: Grant, the irresistible force, hammering with his overwhelming numbers and unprecedented power, versus Lee, the immovable object, hunkered down behind the most formidable defensive works yet seen on the continent. This clash is detailed in A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, May 8–21, 1864. Join author Chris Mackowski for this book talk. Cost: Included with Museum admission

December 7, 2014 - 1:00pm
Appomattox

In cooperation with the Appomattox Community of Candles, come to the Museum and learn how to make Victorian Christmas decorations for your tree.

December 10, 2014 - 12:15pm
Appomattox

Every second Wednesday of the month, the Museum of the Confederacy and the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park are partnering to bring the Civil War Sesquicentennial to Appomattox. Each month, a knowledgable speaker will lead a discussion on a topic or event's 150th anniversary. The talks take place at the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox.

Join local historian Howard Gregory for this lunchtime talk.

Admission is free, but does not include entrance to the Museum's exhibits. 

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