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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

Appomattox Court House NHP - Today

Thirteen of the buildings that existed in April 1865 remain in the village today, while nine other structures, including the McLean house, where the surrender actually took place, have been reconstructed on the original sites. Here are some of the buildings, as they appear today.

 

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.