Civil War

Richmond slave trader Silas Omohundro, who owned his own family, is the subject of a lecture at the Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works. more


Virginia law and Richmond's charter present obstacles to the commission's recommendations. more

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Updated: Monument Avenue Commission's report recommends new signs, additional monuments and possible removal of the Jefferson Davis statute. more

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The commission convened by Mayor Levar Stoney listened to what the public had to say about Richmond's Confederate statues. Now its members have to decide what action to recommend. more

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Chesterfield native Kevin Powers' new novel examines our nation's violent history and its impact on the present. more


In his career as a historian, Ed Ayers has been the right person asking the right questions more

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University of Richmond's University Dancers performance explores the complex relationship between two Civil War spies. more

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Community conversations are underway through programs at the expanding American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar. more


WVCE will auction items from the canceled PBS period drama “Mercy Street” Nov. 3-5. more

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The CEO of the American Civil War Museum answers our pressing questions. more


If we want to make the best decisions for Richmond's future, we need to educate ourselves on its past. more

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The conversation over the Confederate monuments in Richmond is older than the statues themselves; we’ve compiled coverage from Richmond magazine chronicling the ongoing debate. more


American Civil War Museum construction moves ahead with new architects. more


A new documentary examines the dynamic between the nation's founders who espoused liberty but kept slaves. more

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The original PBS drama series “Mercy Street,” shot in Richmond and Petersburg, returns for its second season. more


A new film premiering at the VMFA Jan. 20 explores "The Gilded Age" of American economic might, which set the nation on a course for prosperity — and war. more

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Some of Richmond's most brilliant minds converged at the second portion of the Unmasking series and examined how race filters into many aspects of the city's past and present. more


What should be done with the remains of these unknown 19th-century Richmonders, found in a well on VCU's campus 22 years ago? more

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History, antiques and tomatoes — a tour of the “Ville” from one of its residents. more

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In Central Virginia, many adventures in history are just down the road more


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