Civil War Sunday

Event Date

Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Event Location
Alexandria Archaeology Museum, 105 N. Union St. Suite #327

Canteen, Union Bullseye Model (1863)
Canteen, Union Bullseye Model (1863)
Durng Virginia Archaeology Month, explore the Civil War in Alexandria with Civil War Sundays, a showcase of an original May 26, 1861, edition New-York Tribune detailing Colonel Elmer Ellsworth’s death in Alexandria, a Peeps diorama illustrating Ellsworth’s death, a TimeTravelers Passport exhibit featuring the Civil War drummer boy, diorama of a heating system constructed in Alexandria to warm Civil War hospital tents during the winter of 1861, a cocked and loaded Wickham musket discarded in a privy during the 1860s, and an exhibit on the Lee Street Site during the Civil War. Free!