Tag: history talks

Symposium Special Tour: 1864 Wilson-Kautz Raid

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… Read more »

27th Annual Civil War Symposium

A number of irregular operations took place during the American Civil War incorporating acts of sabotage, ambushes or raids and any number of special reconnaissance missions. These activities were not… Read more »

Roundtable: Civil War in Cinema

Join speaker Dr. Brian Steel Wills as he shares the story of “Civil War in Cinema.” The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month… Read more »

World War II in the Pacific Weekend

This living history event brings to life the experiences of fighting in the Pacific Theater and the home front during World War II. Guests will have the chance to learn… Read more »

Roundtable: Myths About Lee’s Surrender

Join speaker Patrick Schroeder as he explores “Myths about Lee’s Surrender.” Many are familiar with the April 9, 1865 surrender at Appomattox Court House by Confederate general Robert E. Lee… Read more »

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,… Read more »