Our “homespun” displays feature never published images, and letters, and an eclectic collection of memorabilia. Unique!
Soldiers and Citizens is a FREE museum; donations offered help fund preservation and education efforts (largely through the Civil War Trust, a top-rated charity.) Listed here are some of the historic sites your donations have helped to fund:
Maryland: Monocacy, Antietam
Tennessee: Franklin, Blue Springs, Fort Donelson
North Carolina: Bentonville
South Carolina: Morris Island
West Virginia: Harper’s Ferry
Louisiana: Port Hudson, Mansfield
Mississippi: Champion Hill, Raymond, Vicksburg, Brice’s Cross Roads
Virginia: Brandy Station, Malvern Hill, Port Republic, White Oak Road, Cedar Creek, Deep Bottom, North Anna River, Fredericksburg
Other: Grant Cottage, General Stannard House, Stratford Hall, Margie Riddle Bearss Memorial Fund
One of our displays features Vermont abolitionists and noted Underground Railroad conductors, with emphasis on our family's own Peg Leg Joe, Joseph St. Lawrence, born 1828 in St. Ours, Quebec, Canada.