150th Anniversary of the Civil War
The sesquicentennial at the Park will be centered around real time commemorative events. Below are listed the calender of events between April 8 to April 12, 2015. Those events organized by the Appomattox 1865 Foundation, the Park's friends group, will also be listed below.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Friday, April 10, 2015
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Those looking for overnight accommodations for the Sesquicentennial should note that space in Appomattox County is limited. The outlying area might serve as a better resource for finding hotel rooms.
Join the National Park Service as it commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War with events across the nation.
Did You Know?
Major James Field, of A.P. Hill's staff, surrendered at Appomattox. Field served in the Mexican War, helped to write the 1st Constitution for the State of California and ran for Vice President of the United States in 1892. (Field's Confederate frock coat is at Appomattox Court House NHP)