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  Appomattox Court House National Historical Park - Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (U.S. National Park ...
The Mclean home in Appomattox Court House, Virginia was used on April 9th 1865 for the surrender meeting between General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A. and Lt. General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. The house was also used on April 10th for the Surrender Commissioners meeting, and as the Headquarters of Major General John Gibbon, U.S.A. More...
The Battles of Appomattox Station and Appomattox Court House, Virginia on April 8th and 9th, 1865 forced the surrender of General Robert E. Lee and the once invincible Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
Sam Sweeney of Appomattox County, Virginia was the "Minstrel Man" for General J.E.B Stuart, and grew up on the grounds of what is now, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.
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 Appomattox County, Virginia VA, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Appomattox County is one of 95 counties in Virginia.
The county is in the Lynchburg metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 13,913.
This was an increase of 1.52% from the 2000 census.
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  Steven T. Conner Real Estate - About the Area - Appomattox County
Appomattox County was formed in 1845 from Buckingham, Prince Edward, Campbell and Charlotte Counties.
About two miles East is the Old Appomattox Courthouse where on Sunday, April 9, 1865, General Robert E. Lee met with General Ulysses S. Grant in the parlor of Wilmer McLean's house to discuss the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.
When Appomattox county was formed in 1845, a courthouse was built in the village of Clover Hill, which had previously been in Prince Edward county.
www.steventconnerrealestate.com /appomattox.htm   (464 words)

  
  Appomattox County, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Appomattox County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, "Commonwealth" — of Virginia.
Appomattox County was formed in 1845 from Buckingham, Prince Edward, Campbell and Charlotte Counties.
Appomattox County is located in the gently rolling hills of the piedmont region of Virginia.
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 Appomattox Courthouse Robert E Lee Surrenders to Ulysses S Grant
In the meantime, the majority of Lee's forces were setting up a temporary camp one mile north of Appomattox Court House -- the small town lying between the Confederates and the station.
At daybreak the Confederate battle line were formed to the west of the Appomattox village.
Negotiations began between General Robert E Lee and General Ulysses S Grant in the McLean House near Appomattox Court House, and the terms of surrender were agreed upon.
www.americancivilwar.com /appo.html   (1682 words)

  
 Appomattox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Appomattox, as Empire, was bought at Norfolk in 1861, converted to a gunboat, and assigned to the waters along the North Carolina coast, under the command of Lt.
Appomattox helped to obstruct channels in the Hatteras area by towing block-ships to strategic points for sinking.
Following the rout of the Confederate fleet in the Pasquotank River on 10 February 1862, Appomattox tried to escape but her beam was 2 inches too great to let her into the lock and so prevented passage through the Dismal Swamp Canal.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/cfa1/appomattox.htm   (136 words)

  
 Chapter LXVII. Grant, Ulysses S. 1885–86. Personal Memoirs
I was not more than two or three miles from Appomattox Court House at the time, but to go direct I would have to pass through Lee’s army, or a portion of it.
Lee, therefore, sent a flag to the rear to advise Meade and one to the front to Sheridan, saying that he had sent a message to me for the purpose of having a meeting to consult about the surrender of his army, and asked for a suspension of hostilities until I could be communicated with.
The head of his column was occupying a hill, on a portion of which was an apple orchard, beyond a little valley which separated it from that on the crest of which Sheridan’s forces were drawn up in line of battle to the south.
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 Search Results for "Appomattox"
Appomattox River, 137 mi/220 km long, central and E Va.; rises in NE Appomattox co., 10 mi/16 km NE of Appomattox; flows generally E past Farmville, through L. Chesdin...
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (2 sq mi/5.2 sq km), Appomattox co., S central Va., 5 mi/8 km NE of Appomattox, 37°22'N 78°47'W. Site of surrender,...
Appomattox Court House (ap-uh-MAT-uhks) A village in Virginia where General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant in April 1865, effectively ending...
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 Appomattox - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Appomattox County, Va., to Pay Attorneys' Fees to Settle Farmers' Lawsuit.
Developer plans 100 homes near Appomattox High School.
Biosolids monitor considered for fields in Appomattox County, Va.
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 CVW Appomattox River Monitoring
The Appomattox River drains 1,023,851 acres of agricultural, rural residential land and urban land to the James River and ultimately the lower Chesapeake Bay.
The confluence of the James and Appomattox Rivers is at Hopewell.
The 1,598 square mile Appomattox River basin drains portions of 12 counties in the Piedmont, several of which are included in this project's area of study.
www.longwood.edu /cleanva/appomattoxriver.htm   (1268 words)

  
 The Appomattox County VAGenWeb Page
Appomattox County was formed in 1845 from Buckingham, Prince Edward, Campbell and Charlotte Counties.
About two miles East is the Old Appomattox Courthouse where on Sunday, April 9, 1865, General Robert E. Lee met with General Ulysses S. Grant in the parlor of Wilmer McLean's house to discuss the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.
When Appomattox county was formed in 1845, a courthouse was built in the village of Clover Hill, which had previously been in Prince Edward county.
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 There Was No Surrender At Appomattox
There was no surrender at Appomattox that would allow us to stop fighting to reduce the size of government, to decentralize power, and to abolish the immoral welfare state.
There was no surrender at Appomattox that would allow us to tolerate politicians who deliberately lie about their loyalty to the Constitution and who willfully ignore the dream of our Founding Fathers.
There was no surrender at Appomattox that would allow us to tolerate a foreign policy that places our troops in 140 countries around the globe and that delights in meddling in the affairs of sovereign nations.
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 Appomattox News - Topix
July 12, 2007 Appomattox man dies in a head-on collision Authorities say 55-year-old Kenneth Marvin Jones was headed south on Route 727 in Appomattox County, that is Red House Road, when a pickup headed the...
Appomattox schools posted strong results for the Spring 2007 Standards of Learning tests, according to numbers that were revealed last week.
Appomattox Mayor John Wilson has been selected to take part in assisting with statewide policy decisions as a member of the 2007 Virginia Municipal League's General Laws Steering Committee.
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 Battery B, 4th U.S. Light Artillery - Appomattox Court House
The Appomattox Campaign became a race to determine if the core of the South's greatest army, and in actuality the Confederacy itself, would survive.
Approaching Appomattox Court House, on the road to Lynchburg, Lee's exhausted command found this last western escape route blocked by Union cavalry (MG Sheridan) and infantry (MG Edward O.C. Ord) at Appomattox Station (8-9 April) and at Appomattox Court House (9 April).
On Palm Sunday, 9 April, after one last skirmish near Appomattox Station, GEN Robert E. Lee formally surrendered the out-numbered and out-maneuvered Army of Northern Virginia to LTG Ulysses S. Grant at the McLean House in the village of Appomattox Court House.
www.batteryb.com /battles/appomattox.html   (867 words)

  
 Appomattox County Chamber of Commerce - Virginia
The two-day festival is typically held on the second weekend in October on Main Street and the surrounding downtown area.
Owners of each downtown business and residents in town are asked to place a single white candle in each window and to decorate for the season using traditional greenery and red ribbons.
Nothing on the Appomattox County Chamber of Commerce website, including but not limited to links to third party websites, shall be considered an endorsement, representation or warranty with respect to any user or third party, whether in regards to the third party website, products, services, information, purchasing, experience, employment or other company practices.
www.appomattoxchamber.org /events.htm   (946 words)

  
 Appomattox Super 8 Motel Appomattox, VA
Located at the exact center of the state, Appomattox County, Virginia was the scene of General Robert E. Lee's surrender that ended the War Between the States.
Highway 24 Appomattox, Virginia 24522 Open daily from 8:30 AM to 5PM(Sept to May) and 9AM to 5:30PM(June to Aug) 804-352-8987 Appomattox Courthouse was the site of Robert E. Lee's surrender to Ulysses S. Grant, ending the war Between the States.
Appomattox County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Information Center P.O. Box 704 Appomattox, VA 24522 The state certified Visitor Information Center is located in the restored railroad depot on Main Street in the Town of Appomattox and showcases a variety of the community's current and developing tourists attractions.
www.traveltoday.com /hotelinfo/Appomattox/VA/USA/28695   (482 words)

  
 Appomattox Courthouse Robert E Lee Surrenders to Ulysses S Grant
Lee's hope was to reach Appomattox Station on the South Side Railroad where supply trains awaited.
At daybreak the Confederate battle line were formed to the west of the Appomattox village.
Negotiations began between General Robert E Lee and General Ulysses S Grant in the McLean House near Appomattox Court House, and the terms of surrender were agreed upon.
americancivilwar.com /appo.html   (1682 words)

  
 Appomattox Campaign Home Page
The early battles of the Appomattox Campaign revealed the western-most end of Lee's fortifications.
At the Battle of Five Forks, Warren's V Corp had broken through the Dinwiddie woods past the end of Lee's forces, and the Battle of Sutherland Station broke Lee's supply line from Richmond and Petersburg to the west.
Although the union had employed several units of African Americans as fighting soldiers, the Confederacy, as a matter of principle, had used enslaved African Americans as servants, cooks, and musicians in their army.
www.pen.k12.va.us /Pav/Academy1/fiveforks/appmcamp.html   (370 words)

  
 Battle Of Appomattox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Each encounter was bloody and painful, but the remaining 30,000 Southern soldiers kept hope that their brilliant Gen. Robert E. Lee would somehow again lead them to victory.
On the morning of April 8, the famished troops marched toward Appomattox Court House and the boxcars of rations at nearby Appomattox Station.
The evening of April 8 found Lee and his army near Appomattox Court House, where they discovered Union cavalry blocking their way.
civilwar.bluegrass.net /battles-campaigns/1865/650408-09.html   (385 words)

  
 CD Baby: APPOMATTOX: Appomattox
Since forming in late 2003 the young men of Appomattox have slowly been perfecting their frenzied sound and well-crafted songs both on stage and in the studio.
Led by the impassioned shout stop vocals and hyper-kinetic guitar playing of their energetic and somewhat insane front man Nick Gaynier, the trio's live shows have become mandatory for all who seek the cathartic glory of what once was indie rock.
Appomattox was recently nominated for "Best New Local Artist" for the 19th Annual 2006 Boston Music Awards.
cdbaby.com /cd/appomattox   (513 words)

  
 Appomattox Walk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, US Hwy 24, approximately 1.4 miles from the Grocery; (434) 352-8987 x 31
The Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is open daily from 8:30 a.m.
Water and restrooms are available at the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park [restroom is NOT available at Parkway Grocery].
www.walkvirginia.com /AppomattoxYRE.htm   (260 words)

  
 Appomattox Concrete Contractors
Appomattox concrete contractors are capable of many tasks from concrete flatwork to concrete staining to foundations to stamped concrete.
Appomattox concrete contractors are experienced in all matters concerning how concrete needs to be mixed, poured, drying time, curing time, not to mention how to maintain concrete driveways, porches, and patios once they are installed.
As for your home, Appomattox concrete contractors can pour concrete patios, landscape curbing, and even stain an existing patio or garage floor.
www.servicemagic.com /c.Concrete.Appomattox.VA.-12015.html   (191 words)

  
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On November 2, 1905, the Appomattox was again towing the Santiago, both loaded with coal.
She suffered considerable bottom damage, and the rescue crews were unable to float her.
The Appomattox’s bottom had broken in several places and, even with several pumps working, the vessel would not float.
www.wisconsinshipwrecks.org /explore_appomattox_final.cfm   (250 words)

  
 Appomattox Museum - Appomattox, Virginia
The County Museum is located on Court Streed in downtown Appomattox Virginia in the County Courthouse complex.
It was the third jail built in Appomattox County and was in continuous use from 1897 until 1981.
Following the construction of a more modern facility the County Board of Supervisors allowed the Appomattox Historical Society to develop a Museum dedicated to County History.
www.appomattoxhistory.org /museum.htm   (0 words)

  
 Appomattox County Chamber of Commerce - Virginia
Now is a perfect time to join the Appomattox County Chamber of Commerce for our 2006-2007 membership term.
Relocation Packages: If you are either a newcomer to Appomattox or planning a move to the area, the Chamber can provide you with a relocation package that is full of very useful information for getting settled in the area.
Nothing on the Appomattox County Chamber of Commerce website, including but not limited to links to third party websites, shall be considered an endorsement, representation or warranty with respect to any user or third party, whether in regards to the third party website, products, services, information, purchasing, experience, employment or other company practices.
www.appomattoxchamber.org   (462 words)

  
 Appomattox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It makes a perfect prequel to Calkins' book Battles of Appomattox Station and Appomattox Court House, April 8-9, 1865, an entry in the H.E. Howard Virginia Battles & Leaders series of books, and one which I will be reviewing in an upcoming blog entry.
The author spent five years at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, and while there he took quite an interest in the battles of the campaign.
It's author Calkins is an expert, probably THE expert on the Appomattox Campaign, and he recreates the last two days of the Army of Northern Virginia.
www.brettschulte.net /ACWBooks/appomattox.htm   (688 words)

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