Lee's Rear Guard

Lee's Rear Guard (HM3K0)

Location: Appomattox, VA 24522 Appomattox County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 25.008', W 78° 45.638'

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Lee's Retreat

April 8, 1865.
General Longstreet built breastworks here to protect the rear of Lee's army at Appomattox Court House. On the morning of April 9, General Lee arrived hoping to meet General Grant. After learning that he was approaching from another route, Lee rode back to the village.

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Battle of Appomattox Station
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HM NumberHM3K0
Placed ByVirginia's Retreat
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 7:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 698170 N 4143464
Decimal Degrees37.41680000, -78.76063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 25.008', W 78° 45.638'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 25' 0.48" N, 78° 45' 38.28" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6124 Old Courthouse Rd, Appomattox VA 24522, US
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