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

Appomattox Court House Confederate Cemetery

 
 
Appomattox Court House Confederate Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
1. Appomattox Court House Confederate Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Here are buried eighteen Confederate soldiers who dies April 8 and 9, 1865 in the closing days of the War Between the States. The remains of one unknown Union soldier found some years after the war are interned beside the Confederate dead. About 500 yards east of this cemetery is the McLean House where Lee and Grant signed the surrender terms.
 
Erected 1950 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number MG 1.)
 
Location. 37° 22.548′ N, 78° 48.188′ 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 in the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, at the Confederate Cemetery wayside. 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. A Strategic Delay (a few steps from this marker); Appomattox (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Sears Lane (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wartime Landscape
Confederate Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
2. Confederate Cemetery Marker
The Confederate Cemetery is located a short distance from the village of Appomattox Court House.
(about 300 feet away); Raine Memorial (about 300 feet away); North Carolina (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named North Carolina (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Appomattox Court House.
 
Also see . . .  Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. (Submitted on March 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Appomattox Court House Confederate Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
3. Appomattox Court House Confederate Cemetery Marker
Civil War Graves image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
4. Civil War Graves
A Union soldier is laid to rest beside his former adversaries in the Confederate Cemetery at Appomattox Court House.
DOC Monument in the Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
5. DOC Monument in the Confederate Cemetery
Dedicated to the memory of those who served in the defense of the Confederate States of America.
McLean House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
6. McLean House
In this house, Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,449 times since then and 23 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, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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