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A Young General and the Fall of Richmond: The Life and Career of Godfrey Weitzel

Location: Richmond
April 3, 2015
1201 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 649-1861

On April 3, 1865, Major General Godfrey Weitzel marched his troops into Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, capturing the city for the Union and precipitating the eventual collapse of the Southern states’ rebellion. Author G. William Quatman explores the fall of Richmond from Weitzel’s perspective,
lending new insight into the war’s end. Book signing to follow the talk. (American Civil War Museum)

Hours: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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