A grand opening for the new branch of the museum will be held March 31.
March 22, 2012 Luis Santana of Explus Inc. installs a hat and coat belonging to Cpl. Thomas Brooke in front of a painting of a Confederate soldier returning home at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox. The new museum is getting ready to open March 31. Norm Shafer/For The Washington Post Buy Photo