Exciting Exhibit Opening at the NCWM~Vice and Virtue in the Civil War

Posted On On: January 13, 2016 Categories Filed Under: Member News

(Harrisburg, PA) – The National Civil War Museum  is hosting an exhibit opening for ‘Tell Mother I’ve Been Good: Vice & Virtue in the Civil War” on January 20, 2015 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The evening will include refreshments, an exciting presentation and conclude with a tour of the new exhibit with Museum curator Brett Kelley. Join museum CEO and historian, Wayne Motts, as he presents “With Bible and Sword: Chaplains in the American Civil War,” exploring the history and role of chaplains in the Union and Confederate service during the Civil War. Hear their inspirational story in camp and on the battlefield.


Cost to attend is $10.00 per person and is free to Museum members. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the Museum at info@nationalcivilwarmuseum.org.


Wayne E. Motts is the chief executive office of the National Civil War Museum. He is a licensed battlefield guide at the Gettysburg National Military Park and the author (with James Hessler) of Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg: A Guide to the Most Famous Attack in American History released this past summer.


“Tell Mother I’ve Been Good: Vice & Virtue in the Civil War” exhibit will open to the public on January 21, 2016 and run to December 31, 2016.


For a complete listing of other events at the Museum, please visit the Museum website:  www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org or call 717.260.1861.

About The National Civil War Museum: Opened in February 2001, The National Civil War Museum, a member of the Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program, is a non-profit private educational institution dedicated solely to the American Civil War.  It is one of the largest museums in the world which interprets the entire American Civil War from a military and civilian perspective.   The Museum preserves and exhibits some of the nation’s treasures, including General Robert E. Lee’s personal Bible, and more than 24,000 artifacts, documents and photos. Admission to the Museum is $11.00 for adults, $10.00 for seniors, and $9.00 for students with reduced rates for children and families. The Museum offers complimentary ample parking.  For more information, please call 717.260.1861, or visit the Museum’s website at www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org. Connect with us! Facebook.com/TheNationalCivilWarMuseum; Twitter.com/NCWM; and  FourSquare.com/NationalCivilWarMuseum