• Cedar Hill

    Frederick Douglass

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

Event Details

  • 02/17/2013

    Location: Frederick Douglass NHS Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free

Civil War Combat on the Silver Screen:  Explore the history of Civil War combat through scenes from movies like "Gettysburg", "Gods and Generals", and "Glory."  See what they got right and what they got wrong.  Learn about how the tactics of the day shaped the construction of the Civil War defenses of Washington, and the role these defenses played in protecting the capital.