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Registration & Updates

**Registration coming soon** Anyone is welcome to register for the Annual Conference; feel free to invite friends & family to attend.

Post-Conference Survey from Nashville

Attendees of the 2014 Annual Conference, please take a few minutes to complete this short survey »

    • If you have questions, please contact Bonnie Repasi at 800-298-7878 ext. 7229 or


The following is the hotel where events will take place; attendees must make their own reservation and may choose other accommodations

Omni Richmond Hotel

100 South 12th Street, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

See hotel details for event attendee discounts and other hotel suggestions »

Annual Conference

Richmond, Virginia

"The Road to Appomattox"

This summer, experience the final events of the Civil War with Civil War Trust members and staff — along with some of the nation's elite historians — for four days of camaraderie and Civil War touring at some of America's great Civil War battlefields in Virginia.

Conference Registration Fee includes tours, tour guides, coaches, conference program, name tags, breakfast, lunch, and a Saturday Banquet. Fee does not include hotel registration; attendees must make their own reservations.

Schedule | Hotel | Fees


North Anna to the Pamunkey River; Battles of Haw’s Shop, Totopotomoy Creek, and Cold Harbor; Breakthrough at Petersburg; Lee’s Retreat, Part 1; Lee’s Retreat, Part 2; Historic Homes and Gardens (Friday only); Richmond Today (Saturday only)

Confirmed Speakers

Chris Calkins, A. Wilson Greene, Robert E. L. Krick, Gordon Rhea, Patrick Schroeder


Tentative Itinerary

Wednesday, June 3

  • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pmRegistration open
  • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pmExhibits open
  • 8:00 to 9:00 pmOpening lecture

Thursday, June 4

  • 6:30 am to 8:00 amBreakfast buffet
  • 7:30 am to 2:00 pmRegistration Open
  • 8:00 am to NoonHistory Talks
  • 8:00 am to 12:30 pmTour off site for Color Bearers
  • 8:00 am to 9:00 pmExhibits open
  • 1:00 pm to 5:00 pmOpening lunch and panel discussion/lecture
  • 6:30 pm to 9:00 pmReception and Author Dinner for Color Bearers

Friday, June 5

  • 6:30 am to 8:00 amBreakfast buffet
  • 7:00 am to 9:00 amExhibits open (closed down after today)
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pmOff-site touring

Saturday, June 6

  • 6:30 am to 8:00 amBreakfast buffet
  • 7:30 am to 5:00 pmOff-site touring
  • 6:30 pm to 10:30 pmReception, Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Sunday, June 7

  • 8:00 am to 10:00 amBreakfast, Civil War History Talk andQ&A Session with Trust President, Jim Lighthizer

Booking Your Hotel

Events, History Talks, and Tours will take place at the Official Annual Conference Hotel; however conference attendees must make their own reservation and may choose other accommodations.

Official Annual Conference Hotel

Omni Richmond Hotel

100 S. 12th Street
Richmond, VA

(800) THE-OMNI

Register Online

Call 800-THE-OMNI and ask for the Civil War Trust 2015 Annual Conference group room rate. Room reservations must be made by Tuesday, May 19, 2015 before 5 pm to get group ro0m rate.

Room rate: $132+tax/night

Valet parking is $20+tax/night

 Conference Fees

Early Bird Registration

$525 per person

To take advantage of the early bird registration rate, you must sign up for the 2015 conference by Monday, December 1, 2014.
This offer is only available to attendees of the 2014 Annual Conference: Twilight in the Western Theater.

After December 1, 2014

$565 (online registration rate per person)
$575 (over the phone or mail in registration per person) 

After January 31, 2015

$595 (online registration rate per person)
$605 (over the phone or mail in registration per person)

Cancellation Fees

Before January 31 - Full Refund
January 31 to February 28 - Refund of registration fee, minus $100
After February 28 - We apologize, but no refunds after this date

2015-06-03 2015-06-07

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