August 1, 2014 - 7:30pm
Appomattox

Learn about the Civil War when you join one of the “soldiers” from the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox at James River State Park Campfire Theater as he talks about life of the common soldier during the Civil War. This outdoor program will involve the audience because they will learn about the soldiers’ equipment and then be “drafted” into the army and taught basic drills that the soldiers had to learn.  This program is free for campers and those coming to the park just for the campfire. For the latter, the parking fee will be waived. 

August 5, 2014 - 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.

August 7, 2014 - 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.

August 8, 2014 - 7:30pm
Appomattox

Learn about the Civil War when you join one of the “soldiers” from the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox at Holliday Lake State Park Campfire Theater as he talks about life of the common soldier during the War. This outdoor program will involve the audience because they will learn about the soldiers’ equipment and then be “drafted” into the army and taught basic drills that the soldiers had to learn.  This program is free to not only the campers, but also for those who come to the park for just the campfire.

August 12, 2014 - 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.

August 13, 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 Chris Calkins of Sailor's Creek State Battlefield Park (and formerly of Petersburg National Battlefield) for this lunchtime talk. 

August 14, 2014 - 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.

August 15, 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.

August 15, 2014 - 7:30pm
Appomattox

Learn about the Civil War when you join one of the “soldiers” from the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox at James River State Park Campfire Theater as he talks about life of the common soldier during the Civil War. This outdoor program will involve the audience because they will learn about the soldiers’ equipment and then be “drafted” into the army and taught basic drills that the soldiers had to learn.  This program is free for campers and those coming to the park just for the campfire. For the latter, the parking fee will be waived. 

August 16, 2014 - 10:00am
Richmond

It’s time to go back to school! The School of the Soldier that is! Join the American Civil War Museum on Saturday, August 16 for our School of the Soldier Family Fun Day.  Meet a Civil War soldier, enlist in the army, learn how to drill and load a rifle, try on uniforms, make crafts, and take home recipes for your very own hardtack! The fun and activities last from 10:00am - 4:00pm ​at 1201 East Clay Street in Richmond, with special drill lessons at 11:30am and 1:45pm. ​  

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