Custer's ChargesOne of the last battles of the Civil War in Virginia took place here early in the evening of April 8, 1865. Confederate Gen. Reuben L. Walker, who commanded 100 guns of Gen. Robert E. Lee's reserve artillery, made camp here late in the afternoon. Walker was shaving, and his men were cooking rations when Federal cavalrymen burst from the woods south of here. Walker formed one-third of his batteries into a semicircle, and his men began ﬁring.
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
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|Date Added||Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 692465 N 4137606|
|Decimal Degrees||37.36523333, -78.82658333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 21.914', W 78° 49.595'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 21' 54.84" N, 78° 49' 35.7" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 249 Jamerson Ln, Appomattox VA 24522, US|
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