April 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.

04/10/2013 - 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.

04/13/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

What varieties of herbs would’ve been in the gardens of people living in the Piedmont area of Virginia? Faye Stratton will share information about herbs that were grown and used to treat ailments, flavor food, and clean the house. Come and see some of the herbs used during this time period and compare their purposes with our modern uses.

This program will run twice, once at 11am and again at 1pm.

04/13/2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

What varieties of herbs would’ve been in the gardens of people living in the Piedmont area of Virginia? Faye Stratton will share information about herbs that were grown and used to treat ailments, flavor food, and clean the house. Come and see some of the herbs used during this time period and compare their purposes with our modern uses.

This program will run twice, once at 11am and again at 1pm.

04/13/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Come out and celebrate the first anniversary of the Museum of the Confederacy – Appomattox Museum!  All members are invited to the Museum’s birthday party on Saturday, April 13th from 7pm t

04/17/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Robert E. Lee is one of the most highly respected leaders of the Civil War. As a member of the Lee Family of Virginia, he was expected to be a leader from the time he was born and learned from the time he was a small child how to be a great leader, not just a good one. Hear Warren Taylor, local historian and volunteer, tell about Lee’s childhood, his time at West Point, his US Army career, his CS Army career and what happened to him after the war. Cost: Included with Museum admission.

04/18/2013 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Robert E. Lee is one of the most highly respected leaders of the Civil War. As a member of the Lee Family of Virginia, he was expected to be a leader from the time he was born and learned from the time he was a small child how to be a great leader, not just a good one. Hear Warren Taylor, local historian and volunteer, tell about Lee’s childhood, his time at West Point, his US Army career, his CS Army career and what happened to him after the war. Cost: Included with Museum admission.

04/18/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Robert E. Lee is one of the most highly respected leaders of the Civil War. As a member of the Lee Family of Virginia, he was expected to be a leader from the time he was born and learned from the time he was a small child how to be a great leader, not just a good one. Hear Warren Taylor, local historian and volunteer, tell about Lee’s childhood, his time at West Point, his US Army career, his CS Army career and what happened to him after the war. Cost: Included with Museum admission.

04/19/2013 - 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.