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

ANV Headquarters

 
 
ANV Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
1. ANV Headquarters Marker
Inscription. On this spot were established the headquarters of the Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A, commanding, from April 8th to April 11th, 1865.
 
Erected by Appomattox Court House National Historic Park, National Park Service.
 
Location. 37° 23.515′ N, 78° 46.887′ W. Marker is in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker can be reached from Old Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 24), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, near the eastern entrance to the park. Marker is in this post office area: Appomattox VA 24522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lee’s Last Headquarters (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederates Trapped (about 600 feet away); Historic Vegetation 1865 (about 600 feet away); Lee's Apple Tree (approx. 0.7 miles away); After the Surrender (approx. ¾ mile away); Popularizer of the Banjo (approx. 0.8 miles away); Appomattox River (approx. 0.8 miles away); Grant and Lee Meeting (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Appomattox Court House.
 
Also see . . .
1. Appomattox Court House National Historic Park
ANV Headquarters Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
2. ANV Headquarters Site
At this location Gen. Robert E. Lee held his final council of war, issued his farewell orders to his army and left for home.
. National Park Service website. (Submitted on January 22, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Appomattox Court House. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on January 22, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Appomattox Trail Map image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
3. Appomattox Trail Map
Lee's Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
4. Lee's Headquarters
The marker is located along a trail that begins from the Lee's Headquarters parking lot at the eastern entrance to Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. It is about 500 feet from the trailhead.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 798 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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