Calendar of Events

Overheard calendar block image
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:30pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Within the walls of every home are the voices and conversations of residents past and present, public and private.

overheard calendar block image
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Within the walls of every home are the voices and conversations of residents past and present, public and private.

Confederate Waterloo Book Talk Banner
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Confederate General Thomas Munford called the Battle of Five Forks “the mortal blow which caused the Southern Confederacy to perish forever.” In many ways, the battle marked the beginning of the end of the American Civil War – and destroyed the...

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

This program has been postponed until the fall. We apologize for any inconvenience and will update this site with the exact dates when known. 

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

As part of the annual commemoration of the Battles of Appomattox and Gen. Lee’s surrender to Gen. Grant, explore stories of the Civil War and Emancipation at the Museum of the Confederacy—Appomattox.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Historic Tredegar

Family-friendly programs explore the roles of education and voting during and after the American Civil War. Activities will include speakers, a keynote address, performances, displays and hands-on activities.

 

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 10:00am
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

As part of the annual commemoration of the Battles of Appomattox and Gen. Lee’s surrender to Gen. Grant, explore stories of the Civil War and Emancipation at the Museum of the Confederacy—Appomattox.

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 6:30pm
Off Site at Capital Ale House, 623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219

Today, as we move toward a cashless society, pocket change often seems a nuisance at best. In summer 1862, the Union economy nearly ground to a halt as pennies, nickels and dimes mysteriously disappeared. In this talk, Michael T.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

In 1861, as Virginia deliberated whether or not to secede from the Union, the state’s northwestern counties began debating whether or not to secede from Virginia.

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
Historic Tredegar

Join the Tredegar Society at the American Civil War Museum for Loose Cannons VI on Friday, April 28th from 7 pm to 10:30 pm. Tickets include beer and wine and live music from the E3 Band. Your favorite food trucks will be here all night.

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 6:30pm
TBD

During World War I, African Americans hoped their patriotism and service would bring respect and recognition of their rights. White Southerners hoped their patriotism and service would prove that the scars of Civil War had finally healed.

McLean House, Appomattox
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

In the summer of 1932, though the War Department was moving forward with plans to erect a Peace Monument at Appomattox Court House, the monument was never built.

A Civil War Captain and His Lady
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Joshua Moore was an Irish immigrant. Jennie Lindsay was the daughter of an Illinois senator. He was a captain in the 17th Illinois Volunteers. She was the daughter of an ardent Copperhead.