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Civil War Railroads
Civil War Railroads

Mon, Jul 10



Civil War Railroads

The importance of Virginia's railroads during the American Civil War.

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Time & Location

Jul 10, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Orange, 129 Caroline St, Orange, VA 22960, USA

About the Event

During the Civil War both sides took advantage of the latest technology to move and supply armies: Railroads. What advantages did each side possess? How did railroads function during the war? Join author and historian Bert Dunkerly to learn about the role of Railroads in the Civil War.   RSVP for this event.  Free Will donations are always appreciated.    Learn a little about our presenter, Bert Dunkerly below:

Robert M. (Bert) Dunkerly is a historian, award-winning author, and speaker who is actively involved in historic preservation and research. He holds a degree in History from St. Vincent College and a Masters in Historic Preservation from Middle Tennessee State University. He has worked at fourteen historic sites, written over a dozen books, and numerous scholarly articles. His research includes archaeology, colonial life, military history, and historic commemoration. He is a past President of the Richmond Civil War Round Table, and serves on the Preservation Commission for the American Revolution Round Table-Richmond. He has taught courses at Central Virginia Community College, the University of  Richmond, and the Virginia Historical Society. Dunkerly is currently a Park Ranger at Richmond National Battlefield Park. He has visited over 500 battlefields and over 1000 historic sites worldwide. He enjoys exploring local bookstores, battlefields, and breweries, not necessarily in that order.

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