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Virginia 2015: Appomattox Court House NHP

Day 6: Friday, October 9, 2015

The Civil War raged for four long years – longer than most people, from the North or the South, believed it would last.  737 more words

The enforcement of a boring, homogenized culture

This morning I visited the Appomattox Walmart, which is located not two miles from the old Appomattox Court House where Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia surrendered to Ulysses S. 129 more words


Important Civil War Battles

Students were recently asked which Civil War battle was most important.  Here are a few of the responses:

Battle of Gettysburg

The battle of Gettysburg was the most important battle of the war. 249 more words

Class Assignments

Remembering the North Carolinians at Appomattox 150 Years Later

As the nation commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Civil War surrender at Appomattox Court House earlier this month, several DCR staff members were on hand to mark the occasion and remember North Carolina’s role in the landmark event. 260 more words


Neshaminy reenactment recalls 150th anniversary of the end of U.S. Civil War

Matt Schickling, the Wire

It was 150 years ago this month that the U.S. Civil War unofficially came to an end with Confederate General Robert E. 710 more words

Bucks County

Reopening Old Wounds

One hundred fifty years ago this month, General Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox Court House, effectively ending the American Civil War, the bloodiest war in America’s history.   1,287 more words


Nation Grief-Stricken; Lee: Don't Turn to Guerrilla Warfare

April 17, 1865/2015

Volume 6, Issue 16 (236 Issues Since 15 October 2010)

Civil War Book of Days Concludes

This is the last issue of the… 1,091 more words

Abraham Lincoln