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"That part of America, now called Virginia"
1861: The Civil War Awakening By Adam Goodheart
With his new book, 1861: The Civil War Awakening, Adam Goodheart revisits the most turbulent and consequential year in American history. In the hands...
A Beardless Boy of Seventeen Years
A Fiendish Murder: The Sad Saga of Charles and Susan Watkins
On April 22, 2020, historian John Long gave a virtual Banner Lecture that examined the trial of Charles Watkins for the murder of his wife, which was...
A Fire in the Wilderness: The First Battle Between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee
On August 19, 2021, historian John Reeves discussed the Battle of the Wilderness, the first clash between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee.
A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter
On December 4, 2014, at noon, Graham Dozier delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry"
A House Built of Virginia Stone
A Landscape Saved
A Landscape Saved: The Garden Club of Virginia at 100
A Ninety Day War?
“A Perfect Hell of Blood”: The Battle of the Crater
On August 23, 2018, A. Wilson Greene delivered a banner lecture, “‘A Perfect Hell of Blood’: The Battle of the Crater.”
Although the Petersburg...
Across Time: Robinson House, Its Land and People
On February 28, 2019, Elizabeth L. O’Leary delivered the Banner Lecture, “Across Time: Robinson House, Its Land and People.”
What is that building...
Aftermath (An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia)
An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia
An Artist's Story: Civil War Drawings by Edwin Forbes
An Eyewitness Account of Stonewall Jackson's Wounding
Apollo to the Moon: A History in Objects
On July 20, 2023, historian and curator Teasel Muir-Harmony gave a lecture on the Apollo program, told through key objects of the Space Age. Project...
At the Cannon’s Mouth: Battlefield Relics and the Making of Civil War Memory
On July 27, 2023, Dr. James Broomall gave a fascinating presentation on artifacts taken from the battlefields of the Civil War that helped shape the...