2009 Civil War Institute

Richmond at War
1861-1865
June 19-22, 2009

Past Programs

The Shenandoah Civil War Associates presented a program called "Richmond at War: 1861-1865". The group visited historical sites in Richmond, Virginia that served as the capital of the Confederacy from May, 1861 until the evacuation of the city by the Confederate government at the conclusion of the war in April, 1865.

2009 Pictures

2009 Schedule

Friday, June 19

12:00      

Check In The Allegany Room, JMU Festival Center

12:30       Welcome and Administrative Announcements
1:00       Presentation by Mike Gorman on Civil War Richmond
2:00       Presentation by Dr. Danielle Torisky. “Food and Health in Civil War Richmond”
3:00       Book Signing
3:45       Presentation by Ben F. Fordney. “The Bursting Shell. The Stoneman Raid”
4:30
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6:00   Free Time
6:15
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7:00   Reception in the Ballroom at the Festival Center
7:00
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9:00   Dinner and address by Jeffry Wert. “J.E.B. Stuart. Cavalryman of the Lost Cause"


Saturday, June 20

8:00
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8:15
   Bus departs Potomac Hall and Comfort Inn
10:30
 
    Tour of the Virginia State Capitol
12:00
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1:15   

Lunch

1:30
 
    Visit the museum of the Confederacy and Confederate White House
4:00
 
    Arrive at the Linden Row Inn
4:00
6:00   Free Time
6:30
 
    Dinner

Sunday, June 21

8:30 -
  Bus departs the Linden Row Inn
8:30 - 12:00  

Tour of Richmond Civil War sites led by Robert E. L. Krick: site of Libby Prison, Libby Hill, Castle Thunder, Prison, Monument Avenue, Lincoln visit, and other sites

12:00 - 1:00   Lunch
1:15 - 3:30   Tour of Hollywood Cemetery with Chris Ferguson
4:00 - 6:00   Free Time
6:30       Dinner

Monday, June 22

8:15  
  Bus departs Linden Row Inn
8:30       Visit Chimborazo Hospital
9:30       Visit Lee House
10:00       Tour Tredegar Iron Works, National Park Service Visitors Center, Belle Isle Prison Camp
12:00       Depart Richmond for Harrisonburg. (Lunch en-route)
3:00       Approximate Arrival Time in Harrisonburg (End of Program)

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