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Remembering Gen. Robert E. Lee’s final order to the Army of Northern Virginia. more

Mar 27, 2015 8:57 AM

Outfitting hardcore reenactors for nearly 20 years. more

Sep 10, 2014 9:17 AM Culture

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Tyler Darden

During the Civil War, an alluring Fairfax City resident named Laura Ratcliffe provided Confederate officers with clandestine aid... more

Sep 5, 2014 8:24 AM Culture

The journey through Hallowed Ground takes you back in time. more

Jun 9, 2014 10:57 AM

Stratford Hall hosts first Garden Day. more

Apr 15, 2014 11:24 AM

Keswick’s historic Castle Hill was once home to a famous penwoman who held everyone she met in her thrall. Today, that legacy has been revived for a new generation. more

Feb 25, 2014 10:50 AM Home 1 Comments

Earthworks

Ben Swenson

A century and half later, Civil War trenches have become peaceful hiking destinations. more

Feb 6, 2012 1:19 PM Travel

Events across the Commonwealth commemorating the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War offer something for everyone. more

Jul 21, 2011 11:52 AM Culture

A chat with Shannon Pritchard, a broker and expert on Southern, Civil War artifacts. more

Jul 18, 2011 9:39 AM Culture 1 Comments

Marking 150 years since the start of the Civil War more

Apr 11, 2011 10:50 AM Culture

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Courtesy of the Virginia Historical Society

An exhibition 150 years in the making more

Mar 30, 2011 11:00 AM Culture

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Courtesy of the Library of Virginia

The Library of Virginia is working to assemble and digitize a statewide collection of private Civil War documents and memoirs and make them accessible to the public. more

Mar 21, 2011 11:37 AM , Culture

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VirginiaCivilWar.org

Cheryl Jackson, Executive Director of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, outlines Virginia's plans for commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. more

Mar 7, 2011 12:17 PM Culture 12 Comments

S. Waite Rawls III, President and CEO of the Museum of the Confederacy, explains what the museum has planned for the sesquicentennial of the Civil War in Virginia. more

Dec 9, 2010 10:31 AM Culture 1 Comments

S. Waite Rawls III, President and CEO of the Museum of the Confederacy, explores the sesquicentennial of the Civil War in Virginia. more

Nov 30, 2010 10:05 AM Culture

The 1860 Presidential Election

Photo courtesy of the Museum of the Confederacy

A new series explores the sesquicentennial of the Civil War in Virginia with first guest blogger S. Waite Rawls III, President and CEO of the Museum of the Confederacy. more

Nov 19, 2010 8:00 AM Culture 2 Comments

Why Virginians Should Care About the Sesquicentennial

Photo courtesy of the Museum of the Confederacy

A new series explores the sesquicentennial of the Civil War in Virginia with first guest blogger S. Waite Rawls III, President and CEO of the Museum of the Confederacy. more

Nov 8, 2010 12:33 PM Culture 3 Comments

Battle - Marching into History

Robb Scharetg

The Battle of New Market, 146 years later. more

Jul 27, 2010 11:19 AM Culture

Could I Do It Feature

Robb Scharetg

Civil War reenactments have long been popular in the South, and they may grow more so as we approach the 150th anniversary of the conflict. more

Jul 8, 2010 12:14 PM Culture 1 Comments

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