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TO BE HELD NOV. 14 & 15, 2020

Please note, this is the "2nd weekend" in November!

The Central Virginia Civil War Collectors Association co-hosts the very successful “Capital of the Confederacy Civil War Show” with Mike Kent & Associates, LLC.  This annual event is considered one of the best Civil War shows in the Country.  It has been held at the Richmond Raceway Complex, 
600 East Laburnum Ave., in Henrico, VA for the last 39 years!  For information on the 2020 Show, please contact Mike Kent at 770/630-7296, or go to .  Email Mike Kent at

About The CVCWCA

The Central Virginia Civil War Collectors Association  (CVCWCA) is an organization of Civil War collectors, relic hunters, history buffs, and antique military enthusiasts.  The club now meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month (except July and December) at 7:15 p.m. at American Legion Post 244, located at 2522 Indale Rd in Glen Allen, Virginia.  Activities include presentations related to Civil War artifacts,  history, and guest speakers.  A “Best Dug Relic of the Month” competition with an award is one of the many meeting highlights.  Members bring in various dug and non-dug items for discussion.  The CVCWCA has occasionally sponsored field trips to battlefields and museums, and at times has sponsored artifact displays at history related events in and around the Richmond area.

The Central Virginia Civil War Collector’s Association, (formerly the Central Virginia Relic Hunters Association), was organized to promote the study and preservation of American history, and to identify and preserve historical artifacts and sites.  Organized in Richmond in 1980 with 29 charter members, our membership now totals around 100.  We are always striving to enlist new members who desire to share our common bonds.

Charter Members of the CVRHA were David Batalo, Phil Bell, Mike Bessellieu, Robert Blackwell, Robert Burnham, Mark Carl, Eddie Collins, Doug Deckner, Bruce Deem, Wayne Diehl, Jerry Duggan, John Duggan, Richard Duggan, John Dulick, Barry Jett, Tommy Johnson, Bruce Leftwich, Dennis Madison, Tom Major, Billy McKinley, Sterling Neblett, Ronnie O’Connell, Harry Phelps, Kenny Pickle, Lloyd Pugh, Steve Sharpe, Dale Snair, Marvin Wilson, and Robert Winningham.

The Central Virginia Civil War Collectors Association co-hosts the very successful “Capital of the Confederacy Civil War Show” with Mike Kent & Assoc. LLC.  This annual event is considered one of the best Civil War shows in the Country and is held every November at the Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 East Laburnum Ave., in Henrico County, VA.

Have questions about the CVCWCA?   Send an email to David Batalo at

Want a club application?  Go HERE .


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