Appomattox Court House in Appomattox County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The identities of just seven of the dead are known. Of these, all had been in the Confederate army for at least three years. One, Alabamian Jesse H. Hutchins (grave #4), enlisted just three days after the firing on Fort Sumter. He had survived 1,454 days of service, only to die in the war’s last 24 hours. He was killed battling Union cavalry just a few yards from the courthouse on the evening of April 8, 1865.
Erected by Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, National Park Service.
Location. 37° 22.564′ N, 78° 48.172′ W. Marker is in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on Old Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 24), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: Appomattox VA 24522, United States of America.