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

Surrender at Appomattox

 
 
Surrender at Appomattox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2010
1. Surrender at Appomattox Marker
Inscription.  At the McLean house at Appomattox, two miles north, took place the meeting between Lee and Grant to arrange terms for the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia. This was at 1:30 P.M. on Sunday, April 9, 1865.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number K-157.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 21.66′ N, 78° 51.508′ W. Marker is in Appomattox, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on Richmond Highway (U.S. 460) 0.6 miles east of Police Tower Road (Virginia Route 613), on the right when traveling east. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Last Fight (here, next to this marker); Eldon (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Last Positions (approx. 1.2 miles away); Carver-Price School (approx. 1.6 miles away); Winonah Camp / Mozella Price Home (approx. 1.6 miles away); Appomattox County Eternal Flame
Richmond Hwy US Rt 460 (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 13, 2010
2. Richmond Hwy US Rt 460 (facing east)
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Appomattox County Units (approx. 1.6 miles away); Appomattox Court House (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Appomattox.
 
Also see . . .  Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. National Park Service (Submitted on August 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,421 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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