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Confederate History and Heritage Day Program on April 5th

The Military History Committee of the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present its annual Confederate History & Heritage Day Program at 12 noon on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the historic 1917 Chesterfield Courthouse, 10020 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832.

The keynote speakers will be Billie Earnest, recipient of the President Jefferson Davis Medal for historic research, who will present “General George E. Pickett and his wife LaSalle Corbett Pickett,” and Stephen Walker, Mayor of Charlotte Court House, VA, who will speak on “The Confederate Soldiers.” Participating organizations include the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Children of the Confederacy and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Local historian Kenneth Chandler will display camp artifacts, and the popular living history section will include camp and parlor music as well as period dancing.

The annual Confederate History & Heritage Day program is free. For more information, please go to

The Chesterfield Historical Society of VA is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, established in 1981. Its mission is to celebrate and research Chesterfield County history by collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting the county’s past for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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