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Appomattox 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 died 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 interred 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.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 22.548′ N, 78° 48.188′ W. Marker is in Appomattox, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on Old Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 24), on the right when traveling west. Marker is in the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, at the Confederate Cemetery wayside. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Appomattox VA 24522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Sears Lane (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wartime Landscape (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Appomattox.
 
Also see . . .  Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. (Submitted on March 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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 was last revised on September 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,606 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on September 19, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on March 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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