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(East Side):World War IJames R. BeasleyJerry S. BeasleyJames T. CyrusEdward B. GunterRobert F. IrvingSam J. HarveyHerman L. LeeThomas A. OwenPhillip B. SwanCampbell W. TeeterMelvin M. WatkinsMelvin WatsonJohn L. Deaner(North Side):World War IIGeor…
Appomattox InvinciblesCompany A, 20th Battalion Virginia Heavy ArtilleryFormerly Company A, 44th Virginia Infantry Appomattox GreysCompany H 18th Virginia Infantry Appomattox RangersCompany H, 2nd Virginia Cavalry Liberty GuardsCompany B,…
Mozella Jordan Price was instrumental in improving the education and quality of life for African Americans in Appomattox County. Mrs. Price was educated in Farmville schools, attended Boydton Institute, Virginia State College, and earned a Bachelo…
In 1929-30 the Appomattox training school was built on this site with funds raised by Mozella Price, who served as Supervisor of Appomattox Counter Negro Schools from 1919 to 1963. It was a cinder block building, employing four teachers. At the ur…
The town of Diuguidsville established in 1792 by the Virginia General Assembly was named for William Diuguid 1717-1764 immigrant to Buckingham County in 1745 from Aberdeen, Scotland. He was a first cousin of Patrick Henry and father of Capt. Willi…
On this spot Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. and General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A. met on the morning of May 10th, 1865.
From this spot was fired last shot from the artillery of the Army of Northern Virginia on the morning of April 9th, 1865.
On this spot were established the headquarters of the Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A, commanding, from April 8th to April 11th, 1865.
Here, amidst the once-quiet streets and lanes of Appomattox Court House, Lee, Grant, and their tired armies enacted one of the great dramas in American history. "General, this is deeply humiliating; but I console myself with the thought that th…
For most of the war, Lee and his army had tormented their Northern enemies - at Gaines' Mill, Manassas, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville. But here, on April 9, 1865, the once-mighty Army of Northern Virginia found itself trapped. Lee faced the mos…