“On to Richmond!” The Focal Point of the Civil War

The center of Confederate manufacturing fueled a modern war, one of the South’s largest hospitals gave care to the sick and wounded, and armies battled on open fields and in miles of defensive earthworks. From 1861 to 1865, Richmond’s fate would determine America’s future.

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History & Culture

Explore the People and Stories of Civil War Richmond.

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Find digital content here. The story of Civil War Richmond through videos, photos, and virtual events.

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Last updated: March 26, 2024

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3215 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223


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