Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 06/13/2014, 06/20/2014, 06/27/2014, 07/11/2014, 07/18/2014, 07/25/2014, 08/01/2014, 08/08/2014

    Location: Varies Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Fee Information: Free

The National Park Service presents a series of eight Friday-evening programs that explores the reality of a community and nation at war.Each will be an intensely personal look at human struggle and triumph in an ordeal unmatched in American history.

All presentations begin at 7 p.m. and last about 90 minutes. All programs are free of charge.For additional information, please call 540-373-6122 or 540-786-2880.

June 13Ghosts, Spirits, and Eerie Feelings: The Wilderness.  Noel Harrison.At Ellwood, 36380 Constitution Highway, Locust Grove, VA. Please bring a lawn chair.

June 20 First Clash at Chancellorsville: A Walk on the May 1 Battlefield.  Beth Parnicza and Kyle Bracken.On Rte. 3, 5 miles west of I-95, just past the light at Andora Dr./Corter Ave. Presented in collaboration with the Civil War Trust.

June 27  Building the Mule Shoe Salient.  Beth Parnicza and Eric Mink.Meet at the end of Anderson Drive, Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield.

July 11  Jackson at Moss Neck.  Frank O'Reilly. At Moss Neck Manor, 18383 Moss Neck Manor Road, 22408. Park along Burma Road (Rt. 766), off Route 17 in Caroline County.

July 18  History Revealed: Civil War Secrets on the University of Mary Washington Campus.  Beth Parnicza. 1004 William St., 22401. Park at the corner of William St. and Sunken Rd.

July 25  Steamships, Slaves, Railroads, and Armies: Aquia Landing.  John Hennessy.  2846 Brooke Rd., Stafford, 22554. Please bring a lawn chair. A Stafford 350th Program.

August 1  Where Valor Sleeps: Explorations in Fredericksburg National Cemetery.  Donald Pfanz.  Meet at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center.

August 8  We Wished for Night: Campfire Program at Chatham.  Peter Maugle. 120 Chatham Lane, 22405. Please bring a lawn chair and flashlight. A Stafford 350th Program.


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