"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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A reassessment of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant, who have come to symbolize the two nations that fought the Civil War.

Grant and Lee
The Virginia Historical Society will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. 🇺🇸 t.co/SBh9zbTyus

Make an appointment to view photographs and museum objects

Photographs, prints, paintings, sculptures, artifacts, and other three-dimensional objects are included in the society's museum collections. Items not currently on exhibition are generally available to be viewed by appointment.

All appointments take place at the VHS, located at 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, Va. 23220 (get directions).

For those unable to visit Richmond, the VHS does offer photocopies and digital reproductions.

(Please note that the VHS does not make "quick" scans for review.)

(i.e. personal, commercial, academic)
(include names, titles, or accession numbers)
(i.e. private, publication, exhibition, advertising)
When would you like to view these items?
(appointments available Tuesday through Thursday)
(appointment times available between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.)