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?
Private William Pilcher of the Otey Battery (pictured in an early war artillery uniform)was issued this type III Richmond Depot Shell jacket less than 2 months prior to the surrender at Appomattox Court House. Donated by the Pilcher family, the original is exhibited at Appomattox Court House NHP.