September 19, 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 Museum Education Specialist Hilliary Turner to learn about this battle waged just outside of Richmond. Bring your lunch to the Museum and commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

September 20, 2014 - 10:30am
Richmond

Please reserve your spot online or contact Hilliary Turner (855) 649-1861 x 122 & hturner@moc.org for more information.  Cost: $5 for members, $15 for non-members (includes Museum admission).

September 25, 2014 - 6:30pm
Appomattox

In their variety, the memoirs, poetry, and fiction show the transitory nature of the literature of southern women who lived through a violent and defining crossroads in their lives. In rare and rediscovered excerpts and verses these women writers evidence the early hopes of a cause destined to be lost, the propagandist rhetoric which accompanied it, and the destruction ultimately visited upon them, their homes, and their families. Dr.

September 25, 2014 - 7:30pm
Richmond

Stephen Berry, Associate Professor and Gregory Chair in the Civil War Era and Co-Director, Center for Virtual History, is the author or editor of four books on America in the mid-19th century, including Weirding the War: Stories From the Civil War’s Ragged Edges. He oversees the web project, “CSI Dixie,” devoted to the coroner’s office in the nineteenth century South and is co-director, with Claudio Saunt, of the Center for Virtual History.

October 8, 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.

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 8, 2014 - 11:00am
Appomattox

On Saturday, November 8, 2014, Don and Joyce Leslie will present a program on Civil War Dancing at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. The same program will be presented at both 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. Each program will last approximately 45 minutes. The Leslies, who are experienced in Civil War-era dancing, will lead in a discussion of various 19th Century dances as well as teach the audience the basic steps to such popular dances as the Virginia Reel and the Gay Gordons. 

November 8, 2014 - 1:00pm
Appomattox

On Saturday, November 8, 2014, Don and Joyce Leslie will present a program on Civil War Dancing at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. The same program will be presented at both 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. Each program will last approximately 45 minutes. The Leslies, who are experienced in Civil War-era dancing, will lead in a discussion of various 19th Century dances as well as teach the audience the basic steps to such popular dances as the Virginia Reel and the Gay Gordons. 

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