The Business of War

The Business of War

Exhibit opens January 27, 2019 and will be on display through December 31, 2019. The Business of War exhibit will discuss how private businesses adapted to a war economy and contributed to or detracted from the war effort in their Union or Confederate sphere of...
Sweat & Steam: Transportation in the Civil War

Sweat & Steam: Transportation in the Civil War

Exhibit opens June 23, 2018 and will be on display through June 2, 2019. This exhibit will examine the various transportation methods available in the North and South and how their use helped determine the course of the Civil War.
Captured on a Wet Plate: Photography during the Civil War

Captured on a Wet Plate: Photography during the Civil War

Exhibit opens January 18, 2018 and will be on display through December 31, 2018. This exhibit will examine the motivation behind the great Civil War photographers; Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner and Timothy H. O’Sullivan to name a few. For the first time in history,...
“RECONSTRUCTION: THE UNFINISHED WAR”

“RECONSTRUCTION: THE UNFINISHED WAR”

Exhibit opens January 18, 2017 and will be on display through December 31, 2017. This exhibit will discuss the unfinished issue of equality among the races in the reunited states. The fighting came to an end in the spring of 1865, but the bitterness remained, leaving...