Programs and Projects
Mapping the Fourth of July in the Era of the Civil War is a digital humanities project revealing how Americans commemorated their nation’s founding during its greatest crisis.
Civil War Sources offers easy access to the countless digitized primary sources in Civil War era history that are available online. You can browse or search over one hundred databases.
The Civil War Weekend takes place each March on the campus of Virginia Tech, attracting alumni and many others. Leading historians share their latest research on a wide range of Civil War topics.
The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies organizes field trips to explore Civil War history where it happened. Each year our Spring Campaignvisits battlefields, museums, and other sites.
The Essential Civil War Curriculum is an online encylopedia of all things Civil War–from espionage and the Emancipation Proclamation to Ulysses Grant and the Gettysburg Address.
Our Traveling Trunk of Civil War History takes the Civil War into elementary school classrooms.
Our Legacies of Reconstruction speaker series explores the complicated consequences of Reconstruction, 150 years on.
The Civil War Driving Tour of Southwest Virginia brings the war in our region to life through interactive text, images, and maps.