Center for Civil War Photography

2023 Image Of War Seminar: Petersburg (Oct. 6-8, 2023)


  • This comprehensive seminar covers all aspects of one of the Civil War’s most photographed places. Follow in the footsteps of the photographers at Petersburg, plus Drewry’s Bluff, City Point, Fort Brady and more.
  • Seminar experts include Mike Gorman, David Lowe, Jimmy Blankenship, and CCWP leadership Bob Zeller and Garry Adelman.
  • A special Saturday evening event at Pamplin Historical Park with presentations in multiple dimensions, plus our renowned silent auction.
  • Large 3-D boards that allow attendees to see windows into the past.
  • Tours offer a range of options for those who like to hike and those who are moderately mobile. Indoor 3-D and other presentations to immerse attendees in the subject more meaningfully.

NOTE: To keep registration costs down, there is only bus service on Saturday and dinner that evening is the only meal provided. All attendees receive copies of the CCWP’s 99 Historic Images of Civil War Petersburg and 99 Historic Images of Civil War Richmond.

We have a room block at the rate of $169 at the Comfort Suites Southpark, 931 South Avenue, Colonial Heights, Va., 23834. There are multiple hotels in this Southpark complex and rates fluctuate so you are free to shop around. The Saturday bus tour will depart and return to the Comfort Suites.


CCWP Members: Register by July 30: $170; register after July 30: $205 | Non-Members: Register by July 30: $205; register after July 30: $240 | SCHEDULE, MORE | HOTEL REGISTRATION


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April 2015:
Charleston’s Civil War photographers, Ruins of Richmond |  Click here

August 2015: Mathew Brady’s NY gallery, John Reynolds in 3-D | Click here

December 2015: Re-discovering Gardner, Brady in ‘new’ Bull Run image | Click here

April 2014: Exclusive: Mathew Brady accused of passing insider info, more. | Click here.

August 2014: Elegance in Fort Monroe casemate, long-lost grave of Harvey Tucker. | Click here.

December 2014: Fresh view of Rebel flag over Fort Sumter, Barnard’s Atlanta. | Click here.

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