April 9, 2015 - 2:00pm
Appomattox

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
Appomattox

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.

April 10, 2015 - 9:00am
Appomattox

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 - 1:00pm
Appomattox

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
Appomattox

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.

6:30 pm: Buffet dinner- menu: salad, pork loin, apple-cheddar chicken, crabcakes, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, dinner roll, non-alcoholic beverage, and dessert.

April 11, 2015 - 9:00am
Appomattox

Enjoy coffee and muffins at the Museum as Bud Robertson presents “From Battlefield to Peace: The Ultimate Campaign.” 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 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
Appomattox

The Appomattox Youth Chorale will perform at the Museum. Cost: Included with museum admission. 

April 12, 2015 - 9:00am
Appomattox

Enjoy coffee and muffins at the Museum as Ed Ayers lectures about “The Valley of the Shadow: Views From the North and South.”​ 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 21, 2015 - 12:00pm
Richmond

Michael Schein will discuss his book, John Surratt: The Lincoln Assassin Who Got Away in which he examine the evidence of whether John Surratt- a fierce secessionist and Booth’s closest associate in the four months leading up to the assassination- had an airtight alibi, or whether he cheated fate and the gallows through a combination of cunning and luck (thereby avoiding the fate of his mother Mary Surratt, who was hanged for her role in the plot).

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