June 11, 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.

June 14, 2014 - 10:30am
Richmond

Advance reservations required.  Reserve your spot online, or contact Kelly Hancock at (855) 649-1861 x 121 or khancock@moc.org for more information.  Cost: $5 for members, $15 for non-members (includes Museum admission).

June 20, 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 Education Specialist Hilliary Turner for this lunchtime talk on a different perspective of this famous battle. 

June 26, 2014 - 6:30pm
Appomattox

On the sesquicentennial of the birth of “Winnie” Davis in the master bedchamber of the Confederate executive mansion, this program examines the girl who became known as the “Daughter of the Confederacy.” Ruth Ann Coski, author of The White House of the Confederacy: A Pictorial Tour and curator of the Museum’s 1998 exhibit, “Lost Daughter of the Lost Cause,” will relate the surprising story of a woman who was so much more than her public image. Cost: Free for Members, $5.00 for Non-Members.

June 28, 2014 - 2:00pm
Richmond

Varina Anne “Winnie” Davis was born into a war-torn South in June of 1864, the youngest daughter of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his second wife, Varina Howell Davis. Winnie Davis: Daughter of the Lost Cause is the first published biography of this little-known woman who unwittingly became the symbolic female figure of the defeated South. Author Heath Hardage Lee lectures on Winnie Davis just one day after the 150th anniversary of her birth.

July 2, 2014 - 12:00pm
Richmond

Many Americans, argues author Michael C. C. Adams, tend to think of the Civil War as more glorious, less awful, than the reality. Millions of tourists flock to battlefields each year as vacation destinations, their perceptions of the war often shaped by reenactors who work hard for verisimilitude but who cannot ultimately simulate mutilation, madness, chronic disease, advanced physical decay.

July 7, 2014 - 9:00am
Appomattox

Learn to be a “Civil War Soldier” in this one-day camp. Participants will design and make their company flag, learn about the life of a soldier, practice drilling and how to conduct a battle. Then at the end of the day they will put into practice what they have learned by participating in a mock battle. Registration is required by July 1.  Please contact Josie Butler via the email or phone numbers listed above to register. Cost: $15.00 for Members, $20.00 for Non-Members, Maximum 30 per camp.

July 9, 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

July 10, 2014 - 9:00am
Appomattox

Learn to be a “Civil War Soldier” in this one-day camp. Participants will design and make their company flag, learn about the life of a soldier, practice drilling and how to conduct a battle. Then at the end of the day they will put into practice what they have learned by participating in a mock battle. Registration is required by July 1.  Please contact Josie Butler via the email or phone numbers listed above to register. Cost: $15.00 for Members, $20.00 for Non-Members, Maximum 30 per camp.

July 11, 2014 - 10:00am
Richmond

Visit the museum to complete your Secret Agent Training as activities featuring prizes will be ongoing throughout the day!  Decode messages using the ciphers created and used by real Civil War spies.  Gather clues for an exciting spies scavenger hunt.  Create your own secret code in invisible ink.  Learn the tricks of the trade used by expert spy Elizabeth Van Lew as she makes an appearance from 1pm to 1:45pm (portrayed by Terry Menefee Gau). 

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