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March 2021

Roundtable: Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speaker Dr. Sheila Phipps will discuss topics from her book, "Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee”. Lee was an antebellum Richmond socialite and sister-in-law to the famous Confederate spy Rose O'Neal Greenhow. Lee participated in her own forms of covert work while living in Union occupied Winchester, Virginia. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National…

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April 2021

Roundtable: The Battle of Franklin, Nov. 30, 1864

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join speaker Lee White as he shares wartime insights from his book titled "Let Us Die Like men: The Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for…

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Breakthrough Anniversary Walking Tour

April 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Park historians will lead a tour through the Breakthrough Battle of April 2nd, 1865 while bringing the conflict and personalities alive for this special experience on the actual battlefield. The tour will begin at the Jones Farm parking area located at 6503 Church Road, Petersburg 23803. Attendees will follow the route of the Union Army of the Potomac’s VI Corps assault to the Confederate earthworks defended by Brig. Gen. James Lane’s North Carolina Confederates. This program begins at 9:00 a.m.…

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Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us as we remember the 156th Anniversary of the Breakthrough Battle which ended the Petersburg Campaign and forced the Confederate withdrawal from Richmond. The Park hosts a schedule of activities and programs for walk-in visitors. Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:30 - 11:00 am “Load in Nine Times” firing demonstration at the Museum 11:15 - 11:45 am Infantry drill and firing demonstrations at the Fortification exhibit 12:00 – 1:00 pm The Breakthrough at the Hart Farm Walking Tour with Jerry…

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May 2021

Roundtable: The Lee-Jackson Partnership

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join speaker Christopher Keller as he discusses command decision-making from his book, "The Lee-Jackson Partnership." The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408 for more information. "Presently PCWRT…

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2nd Annual Breakthrough Car Show

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join in the fun of this automotive extravaganza. Experience the sights and sounds of elegant autos from yesteryear to the technologically advanced super cars of today at the historic Hart Farm, which is part of Pamplin Historical Park located near Petersburg, Virginia. The Breakthrough Car Show is open to all makes, models and years of vehicles and anyone can bring out their ride and participate in the show. The first 150 registered show vehicles receive goody bags and dash plaques.…

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August 2021

Roundtable: The Fight for the Old North State

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speaker Hampton Newsome will discuss “The Fight for the Old North State”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408 for more information. “Presently PCWRT meetings are…

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September 2021

Roundtable: The Lawrence, Kansas Massacre

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join speaker Matthew Hulbert, the author of five books will discuss "The Lawrence, Kansas Massacre". The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408 for more information. The…

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October 2021

Roundtable: Fredericksburg’s Forgotten Fight

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join speaker Frank O'Reilly who will discuss "Fredericksburg's Forgotten Fight". The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408 for more information. The health and safety of visitors…

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25th Anniversary Civil War Symposium: The Magnificent 7

October 15 @ 9:00 am - October 17 @ 5:00 pm

Park Members pay $315 per person and non-members pay $349. The price includes all lectures, the Friday night reception, two mid-morning coffee breaks, two lunches, and the Saturday night banquet. Space is limited and reservations are required. A letter of confirmation will be sent to registrants. The health and safety of visitors and staff is a first priority. The park is following the governor of Virginia’s guidelines. Frequent cleaning and sanitation of high contact surfaces is performed daily. Staff members…

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