Preserving Peninsula's Past for the Future.

Civil War Lecture Series – 2021

The Peninsula Foundation’s 2021 Civil War Lecture Series is now in its 11th season and is going virtual! Lectures begin at 7:00pm - register for each lecture at the links below. Registration is free but donations are always appreciated to help make our historic G.A.R. Hall ADA accessible!

2021 Speaker Schedule

  • 3/25: Meade & Lee at Rappahannock Station, presented by Jeff Hunt
  • 4/22: The Battle of Franklin and the Unsung Hero of the Union, Jacob Dolson Cox, presented by Gene Schmiel
  • 5/27: Varina Davis: First Lady of the Confederacy, presented by Joan Cashin, an OAH Distinguished Lecturer
  • 6/24: Bloody Autumn - The Shenandoah Campaign of 1864, presented by Daniel T. Davis & Phillip S. Greenwalt. Register here
  • 7/22: "Too Much for Human Endurance": The George Spangler Farm Hospitals and the Battle of Gettysburg, presented by Ron Kirkwood. Register here
  • 8/26: African American Children and the Civil War, presented by Wilma King, an OAH Distinguished Lecturer
  • 9/23: What Germans Fought For: Evidence from their Civil War Letters, presented by Walter Kamphoefner, an OAH Distinguished Lecturer
  • 10/28: For Liberty and Empire - How the Civil War Bled into the Indian Wars, presented by Ari Kelman, an OAH Distinguished Lecturer

Click here to see speakers from previous years

Click here for information about our
ADA addition to the G.A.R. Hall!