159th Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

Join us as we remember the 159th 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: Myths About Lee’s Surrender

Join speaker Patrick Schroeder as he explores "Myths about Lee's Surrender." 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... Read more »

Roundtable: The Forgotten Battle of Wapping Heights

Join speaker Dr. Timothy Orr as he shares the story of "The Forgotten Battle of Wapping Heights." 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... Read more »

Paranormal Investigation

Join Commonwealth Researchers of the Paranormal (C.R.O.P.) for an exclusive investigation of Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier. We do not recommend this event for children under the age of 16. There will be quite a bit a walking involved, please prepare accordingly. Reserve your tickets early as space... Read more »

Symposium Special Tour

This special guided tour will visit sites from the Wilson-Kautz Raid with Director of Education & Interpretation, Zachary Pittard. Park members pay $129 per person and non-members pay $139 per person. The tour begins and ends at the Park’s National Museum of the Civil War Soldier parking lot. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.... Read more »

27th Annual Civil War Symposium

The conference will be held on Friday, October 18 through Sunday, October 20, 2024 at Pamplin Historical Park’s Museum of the Civil War Soldier and Education Center in Dinwiddie, Virginia and will feature presentations from seven outstanding historians: Joseph M. Beilein, Jr., Christopher Grasso, Michael C. Hardy, Brian McKnight, Barton Myers, Timothy Smith and Brian Steel Wills. For... Read more »