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Civil War Tour of Alexandria National Cemetery

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Join us for the Civil War Tour of Alexandria National Cemetery with local Civil War historian Madeline Feierstein. Discover the city’s experience under Union Occupation, the history of national cemeteries, and the personal stories of fallen soldiers interred within this historic complex. This tour will highlight the significance of its establishment in 1862, its connections to wartime hospitals and prisons, and the integration of United States Colored Troops. Learn about the personal lives and careers of dozens of soldiers who gave their lives during the Civil War and what brought them to Alexandria. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to delve into Alexandria’s rich Civil War history.

Madeline Feierstein, co-founder of the Civil War Research Team and developer of the popular Civil War Hospital Tours in Alexandria, Virginia.


June 29
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Alexandria National Cemetery
1450 Wilkes Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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Civil War Tour of Alexandria National Cemetery
Event: Civil War Tour at Alexandria National Cemetery Date: June 29, 2024 Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Meeting Location: 1450 Wilkes Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 Important Information: Restrooms: There are NO restrooms within the Wilkes Street Cemetery Complex. Please plan accordingly and use facilities beforehand. Nearby restrooms are located 0.5 miles away at Whole Foods or 1 mile away at Balducci’s Grocery. Weather: Tours go on rain or shine. Dress appropriately for the forecasted weather with layers, a rain jacket, etc. What to Bring: - Valid ID - Payment method - Camera - Water bottle - Mobile phone Additional Notes: Arrive 10-15 minutes early to allow time for a restroom break, purchase tickets if needed, and get settled before the tour starts.
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