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October 2017

“Richmond Shall Not Be Given Up” Book Signing with Doug Crenshaw

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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In the summer of 1862, with the eastern Confederate army on its heels, and the Union army nearing the Southern nation’s capital city, a dramatic turn occurred with a series of battles. Come out and hear historian and author Doug Crenshaw describe these fights in which Robert E. Lee took command of the newly named Army of Northern Virginia and aggressively attacked Gen. George McClellan’s Army of the Potomac. After the presentation, Mr. Crenshaw will be signing copies of his…

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21st Annual Civil War Symposium: Generals We Love to Hate

October 20 - October 22
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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This year's annual symposium brings together seven outstanding scholars to discuss topics surrounding these controversial and contentious Civil War Generals. Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. Reservations are required. Featured speakers: Steve Engle, Florida Atlantic University General Don Carlos Buell A. Wilson Greene, Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier General Ambrose Burnside John Hennessey, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park General Joseph Hooker Sam Hood, Huntington, West Virginia General John Bell Hood Brian Jordan, Sam…

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