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

April 1865

Appomattox Court House National Historic Park

 
 
April 1865 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 1994
1. April 1865 Marker
Inscription. In this village, General Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia surrendered to General Grant and the Army of the Potomac. The terms of their “gentlemenís peace” inspired a new unity and a new purpose for our Nation.

The village of Appomattox Court House has been restored to its Civil War appearance.
 
Erected by National Park Service US Department of Interior.
 
Location. 37° 22.578′ N, 78° 47.784′ W. Marker is in Appomattox, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on National Park Drive. Touch for map. The marker is located at the base of the flag pole which is near the parking lot. 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 Court House (here, next to this marker); McLean House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Jail (about 500 feet away); Clover Hill Tavern (about 600 feet away); Tibbs Lane (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gordonís Attack April 9, 1865 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Surrender Ceremony (approx. 0.2 miles away); Final Combat (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil

 
McLean House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 1994
2. McLean House
McLean House-distant shot image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 1994
3. McLean House-distant shot
Court House and Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 1994
4. Court House and Visitor Center
Varous buildings in the area image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 1994
5. Varous buildings in the area
Sign at the entrance to the Historical Park image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 8, 1994
6. Sign at the entrance to the Historical Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 209 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 23, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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