Saturday, April 6 2013

04/06/2013 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

The MOC will feature living history and free admission to the Museum for Civil War and Emancipation Day. The day will conclude with the panel discussion “Union Spies in Richmond, the Difference Between Fact and Fiction” (from 3:30pm-4:30pm) about the life and legend of Mary Elizabeth Bowser, a supposed Union spy planted in the Confederate White House.

04/06/2013 - 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.

04/06/2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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.