National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, The

Historical Significance

The National Museum is the centerpiece of Pamplin Historical Park. The 25,000 square foot, $13 million facility houses audio/video presentations conveying the story of the 3,000,000 rank-in-file soldiers who served in America's bloodiest conflict.

Visitors are accompanied through the exhibit galleries by an audio tour which surrounds them in voices, music, camp and battle sounds. The dramatic narration is punctuated by the voices of soldiers who describe their experiences in their own words.

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Geographical and Contact Information

6125 Bodyton Plank Road
Petersburg, Virginia
Phone: 804-861-2408
Fax: 804-861-2820

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Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, “National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, The,” African American Historic Sites Database, accessed June 18, 2019,

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