Join the NCWM and Voyage into History with the 2016 Civil War Fall Lecture Series

Posted On On: July 28, 2016 Categories Filed Under: Member News

(Harrisburg, PA) – The National Civil War Museum  announces the speakers for the 2016 Civil War Fall Lecture Series. The Lectures will be held Saturdays, 1:00pm-2:00pm in our Education Gallery, first floor. The Civil War Fall Lecture Series is included in the cost of admission and Free to members of the Museum.


Saturday, September 03, 2016-Museum CEO Wayne E. Motts presents: “Researching Your Civil War Ancestor.” This program will show you how to research and document your Civil War ancestor.


Saturday, September 10, 2016-Gene Barr lectures on his new book “A Civil War Captain and His Lady: A True Story of Love, Courtship, and Combat from Fort Donelson through the Vicksburg Campaign,” with a book signing following the presentation.
Saturday, September 17, 2016-Museum Curator, Brett Kelley, will offer an intimate look at the newest Museum acquisitions, with an opportunity to ask questions.

Saturday, September 24, 2016- Robert E. L. Krick Presents “Mostly Gone and Almost Forgotten: A Look at the Many Early Markers and Monuments at the Manassas Battlefields.”
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 $12.00 for adults, $11.00 for seniors, and $10.00 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 Connect with us!;; and