Appomattox Court House in Appomattox County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1926 by Appomattox Chapter, U.D.C.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Markers Association, the Battlefield Trails - Civil War, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 37° 22.566′ N, 78° 48.181′ W. Marker is in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on Appomattox Court House NHP entrance road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at the Confederate Cemetery wayside, and the pedestrian entrance to the village of Appomattox Court House. 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. Confederate Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); A Strategic Delay (within shouting distance of this marker); Appomattox Court House Confederate Cemetery Wartime Landscape (within shouting distance of this marker); Sears Lane (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Raine Memorial (about 400 feet away); North Carolina (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named North Carolina (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Appomattox Court House.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Surrender at Appomattox Virtual tour by markers.
Also see . . . Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. (Submitted on March 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
1. Painstaking editing job
Any ideas as to why and when the last line of text ["118,000 men under Grant"] was removed from the bronze tablet?
— Submitted December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
Categories. • Peace • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,968 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.