The Struggle for Survival: Richmond 1863 Walking Tour
Sat., Sept. 14, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 2013
$5 for members, $15 for nonmembers, which includes museum admission.
1863 was a year of epidemics, accidents, inflation, riots and death. Richmonders, striving to make ends meet, mourned the loss of a hero and wondered whether their sacrifices had all been in vain. Step back in time on this two-hour, 2.39-mile tour and discover a city immersed in a desperate battle for survival. The tour begins at the Museum of the Confederacy. Advance reservations required.