National Historical Park - April 15, 1954
National Historical Monument - August. 13, 1935
U. S. War Department Battlefield Site - June 18, 1930
Did You Know?
Two battles were fought here before the surrender. On April 8th, Union cavalry attacked Confederate artillery at Appomattox Station. The next morning, Confederate troops attempted to break out, but were halted by Union infantry and cavalry in the battle of Appomattox Court House.