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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

Civil War Conversations

As a part of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War (2010-2015), please join the Museum of the Confederacy and the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park for free lunchtime "Civil War Conversations" covering various and interesting topics. These programs will be held at the Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox, the second Wednesday of each month from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.

Further questions may be directed to Linda Lipscomb at 804-649-1861 ext. 32 or e-mail her or visit the Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox website.

Did You Know?

General Lee leaving the McLean House

As General Lee left the McLean House, according to History of the 198th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, “one of our bands, near by, through the generous impulse of the moment, struck up the appropriate air of Auld Lang Syne.” (Original instrument is exhibited at Appomattox Court House NHP.)