Tag: Civil War

Spring Homeschool Day

Students will be led by an experienced park educator through three of our programs: “Soldier Life,” which gives hands-on opportunities to understand the challenges faced by Union and Confederate soldiers;… Read more »

Breakthrough Anniversary Walking Tour

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… Read more »

Roundtable: The Fight for the Old North State

Speaker Hampton Newsome will discuss the fighting and struggles during the Civil War in North Carolina in his presentation titled, “The Fight for the Old North State.” In early January… Read more »

Roundtable: The New Market Campaign

Join speaker Sarah Bierle as she discusses “The New Market Campaign.” The Battle of New Market took place on May 15, 1864 during what is known as the Valley Campaigns… Read more »

Roundtable: Fredericksburg’s Forgotten Fight

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… Read more »

Roundtable: The Lawrence, Kansas Massacre

Join speaker Matthew Hulbert, author and professor as he discusses “The Lawrence, Kansas Massacre”. The irregular warfare along the borderlands of Missouri and Kansas saw guerrilla fighters known as pro-Confederate… Read more »

Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

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… Read more »

Roundtable: The Lee-Jackson Partnership

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… Read more »