• The village of Appomattox Court House from the west, the McLean House is on the right.

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

Army of the James


Major General
Edward O.C. Ord

Major General Edward O. C. Ord

XXIV Army Corps, 1st Division

XXV Army Corps, 2nd Division

Headquarters Guard

3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, Companies D and I


1st New York Engineers


3rd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, Company I

Unattached Cavalry

4th Massachusetts, Companies I, L and M

5th Massachusetts Cavalry (Colored)

7th New York Cavalry (1st Mounted Rifles)

Did You Know?

General Custer Receiving the Flag of Truce

General George Armstrong Custer, of Little Bighorn fame, received the flag of truce at Appomattox Court House that brought about a cessation of hostilities leading to the surrender meeting between Lee and Grant. The Original Truce Flag is exhibited at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.