November 2012

11/01/2012 - 11:15am - 12:15pm

The White House of the Confederacy’s household staff was a diverse group of enslaved African-Americans, free blacks, Irish immigrants and a German florist.  This tour will introduce visitors to the servants and describe the roles they played in the daily operation of the house. Cost: $10.00 for adults. $8.00 for seniors over the age of 62. $6.00 for youth aged 7 to 13. Free for children under 7. 

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11/03/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

In this presentation, Susan Polich will focus on what the average women wore during the Civil War time period.  You will see examples of work and every day wear, including underpinnings, and we will describe some of the common women’s clothing practices of the time.  This session is aimed toward the clothing and fashion novice. Cost: Free with Museum admission.

11/03/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

In this presentation, Susan Polich will focus on what the average women wore during the Civil War time period.  You will see examples of work and every day wear, including underpinnings, and we will describe some of the common women’s clothing practices of the time.  This session is aimed toward the clothing and fashion novice. Cost: Free with Museum admission.

11/08/2012 - 11:15am - 12:15pm

The White House of the Confederacy’s household staff was a diverse group of enslaved African-Americans, free blacks, Irish immigrants and a German florist.  This tour will introduce visitors to the servants and describe the roles they played in the daily operation of the house. Cost: $10.00 for adults. $8.00 for seniors over the age of 62. $6.00 for youth aged 7 to 13. Free for children under 7.

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11/09/2012 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm

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.

On November 5, 1862, Abraham Lincoln finally removed George B. McClellan from command of the Army of the Potomac. This was neither the first nor the last time that Lincoln would change commanders.

11/11/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join Appomattox Site Director Linda Lipscomb for a program on Victorian Tea. Attendees will learn about the types of tea, the difference between afternoon tea and high tea, and how tea was introduced to England and the United States. Scones, cookies, and breads will be provided with the tea.

Reservations are required and the program is limited to 30 attendees.

11/14/2012 - 12:15pm - 12:45pm

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 will take place upstairs at Baine's Books and Coffee.

11/14/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Dr. Emmett Curran, Georgetown University Professor Emeritus of History, gives us fresh information from a keen observer of life in the Confederate Army and significant campaigns of the North-South conflict. The younger brother of Maymont's James H. Dooley, John Edward Dooley left a riveting, highly literate and vivid first-person account of his experiences in the First Virginia Regiment.

11/15/2012 - 11:15am - 12:15pm

The White House of the Confederacy’s household staff was a diverse group of enslaved African-Americans, free blacks, Irish immigrants and a German florist.  This tour will introduce visitors to the servants and describe the roles they played in the daily operation of the house. Cost: $10.00 for adults. $8.00 for seniors over the age of 62. $6.00 for youth aged 7 to 13. Free for children under 7.

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11/17/2012 - 11:15am - 12:15pm

The White House of the Confederacy’s household staff was a diverse group of enslaved African-Americans, free blacks, Irish immigrants and a German florist.  This tour will introduce visitors to the servants and describe the roles they played in the daily operation of the house. Cost: $10.00 for adults. $8.00 for seniors over the age of 62. $6.00 for youth aged 7 to 13. Free for children under 7. 

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11/23/2012 - 10:00am - 11/25/2012 - 5:00pm

From Black Friday through Sunday, November 23-25 and Friday through Sunday, December 21-23

Museum Members receive an additional 10% discount on purchases totaling $100.00 or more in the Richmond and Appomattox Haversack Stores.

11/23/2012 - 10:00am - 11/25/2012 - 5:00pm

From Black Friday through Sunday, November 23-25 and Friday through Sunday, December 21-23

Museum Members receive an additional 10% discount on purchases totaling $100.00 or more in the Richmond and Appomattox Haversack Stores. Come visit the museum shop to find the perfect last minute gifts and stocking-stuffers!

11/29/2012 - 11:15am - 12:15pm

The White House of the Confederacy’s household staff was a diverse group of enslaved African-Americans, free blacks, Irish immigrants and a German florist.  This tour will introduce visitors to the servants and describe the roles they played in the daily operation of the house. Cost: $10.00 for adults. $8.00 for seniors over the age of 62. $6.00 for youth aged 7 to 13. Free for children under 7.

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