Richmond

In the Heart of the Confederacy, a new Civil War Museum

In the Heart of the Confederacy, a new Civil War Museum

The American Civil War Museum, a new institution formed out of a merger between the American Civil War Center and the Museum of the Confederacy, sits on the banks of the James River. If, as the museum’s CEO Christy Coleman says, the Civil War “saved and redefined what the American republic would be,” the new museum redefines the war’s legacy as perpetually bound to our always-fraught present.

On to Richmond

On to Richmond

Last weekend the parental units and I made a journey down to Richmond, Virginia.  I decided to chronicle the adventure on camera.