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

North Carolina

 
 
North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
1. North Carolina Marker
Inscription. The last Federal battery taken by the Confederates was captured by the North Carolina cavalry brigade of Brig. Gen. W.P. Roberts at this place.
 
Location. 37° 22.568′ N, 78° 48.274′ W. Marker is in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on Virginia Route 24, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. 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 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Raine Cemetery and Monument (about 400 feet away); Appomattox Court House Confederate Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Appomattox (about 400 feet away); Education in 1800's Rural Virginia (about 500 feet away); Confederate Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Raine Memorial (about 600 feet away); Wartime Landscape (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Appomattox Court House.
 
Also see . . .  Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. (Submitted on March 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Union Battery captured by North Carolina troops image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
2. Union Battery captured by North Carolina troops
North Carolina Marker and Reproduction Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
3. North Carolina Marker and Reproduction Cannon
Union Battery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
4. Union Battery
Reproduction 3-inch Ordnance Rifle is aimed in the direction of the village of Appomattox Court House. This was the last battery captured by the Army of Northern Virginia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,112 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on March 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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