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Civil War Tour of Alexandria National Cemetery

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Civil War Tour of Alexandria National Cemetery - Wilkes Street Complex circa 1865

Join us for the Civil War Tour of Alexandria National Cemetery, led by renowned local historian Madeline Feierstein. This immersive experience explores Alexandria’s rich Civil War heritage, focusing on the historic national cemetery established in 1862.

Discover:

  • Alexandria’s experience under Union Occupation
  • The history and significance of national cemeteries
  • Personal stories of fallen soldiers interred within this historic complex
  • Connections to wartime hospitals and prisons
  • Integration of United States Colored Troops

Learn about the lives and careers of dozens of soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Civil War and the circumstances that brought them to Alexandria. Our tour offers unique insights into the personal experiences of those who shaped this crucial period of American history.

Immerse yourself in Alexandria’s Civil War past on this unforgettable tour. Secure your place on the Civil War Tour of Alexandria National Cemetery today!

Civil War historian Madeline Feierstein, tour guide for the Civil War Tour of Alexandria National Cemetery, co-founder of the Civil War Research Team, and developer of popular Civil War Hospital Tours in Alexandria, Virginia.

Details

Date:
July 20
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Category:

Organizer

David
Phone
703-869-0872
Email
dave@gravestonestories.com

Venue

The Wilkes Street Cemetery Complex
1475-1501 Wilkes St
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
Phone
7038690872
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