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"Confusion Worse Confounded Reigned" The Civilians' Experience

Location: Richmond
April 3, 2015
1000 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 226-1981

This tour will review the diversity and complexity of experiences, emotions, and reactions among Richmond's civilian population white and black, male and female, enslaved and free during the climactic first two weeks of April 1865. Starting with the chaotic evacuation and the dramatic burning of the city, the tour will explore numerous historic sites in the downtown area pertaining to the fall of the Confederate capital, and will conclude with a discussion of how Richmonders responded to occupation, emancipation, sectional reunion, and the dawn of Reconstruction. Tour starts at the Washington Equestrian Monument in Capitol Square, 1000 Bank St. (National Park Service)

Hours: 11:00 AM - 12:45 PM

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