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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia


Fish of Appomattox Court House NHP

Common name

Scientific name


Order Cypriniformes: Carps, Minnows, and Suckers

Creek chubsucker

Erimyzon oblongus

Northern hog sucker

Hypentelium nigricans

Torrent sucker

Moxostoma rhothoecum

White sucker

Catostomus commersonii

Bluehead chub

Nocomis leptocephalus

Creek chub

Semotilus atromaculatus

Blacknose dace

Rhinichthys atratulus

Longnose dace

Rhinichthys cataractae

Mountain red-belly dace

Phoxinus oreas

Rosy-sided dace

Clinostomus funduloides


Semotilus corporalis

Bluntnose minnow

Pimephales notatus

Cutlip minnow

Exoglossum maxillingua

Common shiner

Luxilus cornutus

Rosefin shiner

Lythrurus ardens

Swallowtail shiner

Notropis procne

Common stoneroller

Campostoma anomalum

Order Perciformes: Ray-finned fish (Sunfish, Perches, and Darters)

Smallmouth bass

Micropterus dolomieui


Lepomis macrochirus


Lepomis gibbosus

Redbreast sunfish

Lepomis auritus

Fantail darter

Etheostoma flabellare

Johnny darter

Etheostoma nigrum

Longfin darter

Etheostoma longimanum

Stripeback darter

Percina notogramma

Order Percopsiformes: Small ray-finned fish

Pirate perch

Aphredoderus sayanus

Order Siluriformes: Catfish

Margined madtom

Noturus insignis

Did You Know?

Field's uniform coat (left) James Field (right) ca. 1880, when he was President of the Virginia Baptist Convention *image courtesy VBHS

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)