Civil War Conversation Set For Oct. 9

Published 4:59 pm Thursday, October 3, 2013

“The Battle of Bristoe Station” is the topic of the Civil War Conversation to be held at the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox, 159 Horseshoe Rd., Appomattox, Oct. 9, 12:15-12:45 p.m. The “Conversations” are presented by the Museum of the Confederacy and the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. The speaker for October is Chris Bingham of the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.

After the Battle of Gettysburg and the retreat back to Virginia, the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia faced each other across the Rapid an River, South of Culpeper, in early October, 1893. Two corps of the Union army had been transferred to Tennessee after the defeat at the Battle of Chickamauga. General Lee thought he had a chance to go on the offensive. Join Chris Bingham to learn the particulars of this battle.

No RSVP is required and the program is free (seating is limited).

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