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Appomattox in Appomattox County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Appomattox Court House

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Appomattox Court House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
1. Appomattox Court House Marker
Inscription. This building, erected in 1892 when the county seat was moved to this location, should not be mistaken for the original, built in 1846 and destroyed by fire in 1892. Three miles northeast is old Appomattox Court House and the McLean House where Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9, 1865, thus ending the War Between the States. The village of Old Appomattox Court House is now preserved as a National Shrine by the Federal Government.
 
Erected 1950 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number K 158.)
 
Location. 37° 21.339′ N, 78° 49.772′ W. Marker is in Appomattox, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street (Virginia Route 131) and Morton Lane, on the right when traveling south on Court Street. Click for map. Marker is in front of the Appomattox County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Appomattox VA 24522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Appomattox County Units (here, next to this marker); Appomattox County Eternal Flame (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Appomattox Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Appomattox Station
Appomattox Court House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
2. Appomattox Court House
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Appomattox Station — 1865 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winonah Camp / Mozella Price Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carver-Price School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Custer's Third Brigade (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Appomattox.
 
Also see . . .
1. Appomattox Court House National Historic Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on January 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Appomattox Court House. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on January 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Cannon in front of Court House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
3. Civil War Cannon in front of Court House
Several monuments, including this cannon and the Civil War Soldiers monument, are found near the marker.
Confederate Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
4. Confederate Monument
This monument, located near the marker, was erected to honor the soldiers of the Confederacy from Appomattox County.
Original Appomattox Court House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
5. Original Appomattox Court House
This is the restored Court House that was near the McLean House, where Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,397 times since then and 142 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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