Medal of Honor Day

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is celebrating Medal of Honor Day. There will be a presentation on the history of the MOH and how it’s requirements for recipients have become more strict. A display of MOH medals will illustrate the changes to the medal itself and how there... Read more »

Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

Join us as we remember the 158th Anniversary of the Breakthrough Battle which ended the Petersburg Campaign and forced the Confederate withdrawal from Richmond. At 4:40 a.m. April 2, 1865, some 14,000 Union soldiers moved forward in the chilly gloom toward the Confederate fortifications six miles southwest of Petersburg. Less than an hour later, the... Read more »

Roundtable: Battle of Fort Gregg

Join speaker John Fox as he shares the story of "The Battle of Fort Gregg." Mr. Fox's The Confederate Alamo is the first book-length study ever written about the chaotic and bloody Battle of Fort Gregg. By April 2, 1865, General Ulysses S. Grant’s men had tightened their noose around the vital town of Petersburg, Virginia.... Read more »

Roundtable: 1862 Peninsula Campaign

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

Join speaker J. Michael Moore as he shares the story of "The Peninsula Campaign." J. Michael Moore is the curator and registrar for Lee Hall Mansion and Endview Plantation in Newport News, Virginia. He received a bachelor of arts in history from Christopher Newport University and a master of arts in history from Old Dominion... Read more »